University of Hertfordshire

Mr David Allen

David Allen

Mr David Allen

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Teaching specialisms

I am the Programme Leader for the BEd and also professional lead for Primary Science and Primary Art and Design. I currently teach across the BEd, PGCE and School Direct programmes. 

I am part of the leadership team for Primary Science Quality Mark.


Research interests

My current areas of interest are:

The use of drama as an Assessment for Learning (AfL) tool within primary science.

Using a creative, link-learning approach to teaching science.

The development of ‘art conversations’ within the primary classroom as part of the ‘art journey’.


Commercial and public engagement

I provide Science and Art and Design CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for in-service teachers.