Leigh Hoath
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Prof Leigh Hoath leads science education at Leeds Trinity University and is the co-founder of an organisation leading curriculum development concerning climate change education (Climate Adapted Pathways for Education - CAPE).  She is the Co-Chair of the Association for Science Education (ASE) as well as being a regular contributor to their conferences and publications. She is an author of science books across the primary and secondary age phases as well as the outreach and engagement consultant to the world’s largest chemical company (BASF). Leigh is also a consultant to BBC Teach where she developed the Blue Planet Live teacher resources and live lesson and most recently created the content for their climate and sustainability focussed campaign ‘The Regenerators’. 


Leigh teaches across primary and secondary science courses as well as the MEd Research Methods module. 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Education, A framework for understanding the distinctive characteristics of an outdoor setting pedagogy: a comparative primary education case study approach, Sheffield Hallam University

Award Date: 6 Oct 2015

Master of Education, Perceptions of an expedition , Leeds Beckett University

Award Date: 12 Jul 2009

Bachelor of Science, Biology and Education, University of Stirling

Award Date: 6 Jul 1998

External positions

Editor of Primary Science, The Association for Science Education

31 Mar 2016 → …

REF 2029 UOA

  • UOA23 - Education


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