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Educating in a Pandemic: A Practitioner Perspective

Principal focus of the project

This study explores the extent to which practitioners have managed to maintain their desired levels of creativity within teaching, or resigned themselves and their professional identity to survival mode.

Areas of learning
What is this about and what were the main findings?

A narrative inquiry approach was undertaken with 4 full-time practitioners delivering study programmes across various subject specialisms. Data was collected in June 2021 using online conversations. Three key themes emerged from the research for consideration going forward: development of online pedagogy, practitioner wellbeing, and professional identity.

Number of participants who worked with the project
Name(s) of authors

Jacqui Browne & Simon Justice

Name of associate programmes

ETF/sunCETT MA Short Course, Practitioner Research Programme


This study explored the lived experience of the move to teaching and learning online through the global pandemic and lockdown.