Paul Hopkins

Lecturer in Education

Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

School of Education and Social Sciences

p.hopkins@hull.ac.uk

01482 466132

Researcher in Technology-Enhanced Education/ Programme Leader for Primary SCITT/ Programme Leader for Primary Science/ Programme Leader for Masters in Pedagogy and Practice

Paul Hopkins has taught in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors in the UK across a range of subjects and disciplines, rising to senior management positions in several schools.

He has also worked nationally and internationally as an inspector and consultant, and sat on the boards of a number of education bodies.

Paul joined the University of Hull in 2009, to lead the PGCE in RE, after working in a number of HEIs teaching education and teacher education.

He now works on a number of programmes in both educational studies and teacher training, and is involved in international programmes and research into technology-enhanced learning.

Research

Research Interests

  • Technology enhanced learning

  • Mobile learning

  • Effective education and evidence-based learning

Research groups

  • Information Technology in Teacher Education (ITTE)

  • Association of Teacher Education in Europe (ATTE)

Publications

Hopkins, P (2017) 'Technology and the New Teacher' in NQT: The beginning Teacher’s guide to outstanding practice, Jolliffe W and Waugh D, Learning Matters, London

Hopkins, P (2017) 'Using Evidence to Inform Teaching' in NQT: The beginning Teacher’s guide to outstanding practice, Jolliffe W and Waugh D, Learning Matters, London

Hopkins, P and Kleber, U (eds) (2016) Using Technology in Teacher Education, eBook, Erasmus+ MTTEP project

Hopkins, P (2016) 'The nature of the eBook on the Mobile Device as a Tool for Developing and Promoting Interactive Learning' in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Use of iPads in Higher Education (IHE2016)

Hopkins, P (2016) 'Do Tablets Cure the Pedagogy Headache?', Education Futures, Vol 7(3)

Full list

Teaching

Programmes taught on

Research PhDs

Paul would welcome applications in the area of technology-enhanced learning.

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education

  • University Teaching Fellow

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Southampton)

  • BTh (Nottingham)

  • MA (OU)

  • MEd (OU)

External roles

  • Chair of Research Development Group in Technology (ATEE)

  • Chair of Governors

  • Chair Shap Calendar of Religious Festivals

  • Consultant to the European Forum for Teaching of RE