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Lottie Hoare


Teaching Associate

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  • PhD, Education, University of Cambridge (Newnham College), April 2018 
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (Advance HE) (Teacher Associates Programme (TAP), University of Cambridge, 2016)
  • PCert, Emotional Aspects of Teaching and Learning, (Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust, 2013) 
  • MA History of Education, Institute of Education, University of London (Now UCL) (Distinction, 2011)
  • BA History, University of Cambridge (Newnham College) (MA Cantab, 1995)

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My published academic writing explores histories of arts and oracy education in schools and the history of broadcasting in England since the mid-twentieth century. I have also recently worked on a small project looking at Community Language Schools for primary school age children in Cambridge, in collaboration with Yongcan Liu, and funded by The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement. In 2019 I collaborated with the artist Ruth Ewan on writing projects about archives and oral history when she created an installation of a 1972 classroom at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for her exhibition 'Asking Out' and an artist's book about this project (See link in section immediately below).

I have contributed lectures to the undergraduate papers at the Faculty of Education since 2014. I have been employed part-time as a Teaching Associate since September 2017. I am a core teaching team member for the MEd Transforming Practice at the Faculty of Education. I also have also worked as a Lecturer in Education and Early Childhood Studies at Middlesex University since January 2020. I am the Module Leader there for Curriculum Studies: Primary Education. I also volunteer once a week at School 360, Sugar Island, Stratford to help keep me aware of what is happening in practice in primary schools now. 

I also like making illustrated notes when I attended seminars in university spaces but since the pandemic I have drawn much less often. I hope to get back to this form of sketching the exchange of knowledge in educational spaces and plan at some point in the future to exhibit these drawings.

Links relating to essays for artists' books, project websites, blog posts or contributions to anthologies:

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Research Topics

  • Representations of education in broadcasting since the 1940s and actual experiences of pupils in LEA schools in the same postwar years 
  • The history of arts education in England in the twentieth century 
  • Community language schools and the history of multilingual drama education in mainstream schools 
  • Sketching the exchange of knowledge in educational spaces 

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Teaching at Faculty of Education 

  • Current Postgraduate and Undergraduate Teaching
  • Teaching Associate for Transforming Practice MEd and MEd thesis supervision
  • Facilitates Community of Enquiry 'The Arts for Social Justice'
  • Supervising Undergraduates for Dissertations
  • Lectures on Designing Educational Research (An Introduction to Archival Research)

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Recent Journal Articles 

Hoare, L (2020) 'Roger Noel Armfelt (1897-1955) Watching over the Development and Implementation of Educational Legislation for Secondary Education in Mid-Twentieth Century England' British Journal of Educational Studies, published online: 1 Sept 2020

Hoare, L (2020) Books in the post and words on the air: John Scupham, Education and The BBC Media History, published online: 27 Jan 2020 

Hoare, L (2019) Muriel Pyrah: sources and myths from a West Riding of Yorkshire school, 1967–1972 History of Education Review, Vol. 48, 2019, Issue 1. 

Hoare, L (2018) Mis-education and the deaf child: Lindsay Anderson and the documentary film Thursday's Children (1954) Deafness and Education International Vol. 22, Issue 1 (Published Online 5 December 2018) 

Hoare, L (2017) "The school career of the child as a unity" John Newsom's involvement with the BBC, 1934–1971 Paedagogica Historica Vol. 53, 2017, Issue 4. 

Hoare, L. (2016). Dons not clowns: Isaiah Berlin challenges Richard Cawston’s edit of the educator. History of Education (Journal of the History of Education Society) Vol. 46, 2017, Issue 1. (Published online 2016)

Hoare, L. (2012). Margaret Miles: the educational journey of a comprehensive school campaigner. FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, Vol. 54, No.1.

Recent Book Chapters and Edited Collections

Hoare, L. 'Seonaid Robertson (1912–2008): The Transformation of 'chaotic experience' through Arts Education' in British Pioneers in Arts Education: Unfolding Creativity from 1890 to 1950, edited by John Howlett and Amy Palmer (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021) 

Hoare, L. 'Arts education and oracy with Muriel Pyrah in the West Riding of Yorkshire 1967–1972' in Education through the Arts for Wellbeing and Community: the vision and legacy of Alec Clegg, edited by Catherine Burke, Peter Cunningham and Lottie Hoare (Routledge, 2021) 

Forthcoming Publications 

Hoare, L and Liu, Y. ‘The benefits of community-heritage language schools: reaching beyond language maintenance in complementary schooling’ in Elgar Research Handbook on Migration and Education, (eds.) Pinson, H, Devine, D and Bunar, N (Edward Elgar) 

Hoare, L. ‘What can we know about the arts education of South Asian diaspora children in Bradford Middle Schools in the 1980s: a Sunil Gupta photograph and the search beyond the archive’ in Writing Heritage, Performing Migration, (eds.) Zivkovic, Y and Vlasta, S (Vernon Press)