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Joanna Haywood


Affiliated lecturer

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+ 44 (0)1223 767600


  • BA/MSc Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge
  • PhD Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cambridge
  • PGCE Secondary Science (with Chemistry), University of Cambridge
  • MEd Science Education, University of Cambridge

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • Fellow Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Editorial Board, Education in Chemistry
  • Association for Science Education

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Joanna Haywood joined the Faculty of Education in 2016. Initially she worked alongside Elaine Wilson on the Chemistry PGCE course, and now leads this course as well as contributing to Science-wide PGCE sessions. She also supervises on the MEd course.

As well as this, Jo works as Director of Studies and supervisor for Chemistry and Science Admissions Tutor at Homerton College, Cambridge. She has recently taught in two local state secondary school across the 11-19 range.

Prior to her current roles, Jo has held roles as Head of Chemistry, Head of Science, and IB coordinator. She has worked on a number of other national and international science education projects.

Academic Area/Links

  • Workshop development and delivery – British Council and CBSE
  • Workshop development – Teacher development, Pakistan
  • Board member – Educational publishing Board, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • MEd supervisor, Transforming practice – University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education
  • Supervisor – STEM SMART, Cambridge University
  • Author and reviewer – Cambridge University Press

Joanna Haywood

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