Tim Scott

Tim Scott is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for Primary Education BA at the School of Social Sciences and Professions.

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Tim Scott

Tim has a BA and MA in English Literature from Queen Mary, University of London. He also holds a PGCE from Middlesex University and an MA in Education from UCL. He is currently a doctoral candidate at UCL's Institute of Education. Before leading the BA Hons Primary Education, he was a teacher, senior leader, consultant and advisor in the state sector for twenty-three years. In addition to academic writing, he has published poetry and journalism.

Tim is course leader for the Primary Education BA Hons. He is module leader for 'From Elementary Schooling to "Good" Primary Practice' and 'Teachers, Learners and Schools in the 21st Century'. He is module leader for the MA Education module 'Critical Theory in Education'.

Tim's research is an ethnographically-influenced look at the impact of neoliberal governance on schoolchildren's identities and social reproduction. The theoretical frame is provided by a fusion of Bourdieusian and Lacanian ideas.

  • Scott, T (2023) The End of an Accent. Magma 87, Islands Edition (Eds. Niall Campbell, Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa and Fiona Moore).
  • Scott, T (2023) The Reproductive Mechanism. Rialto 100 (Ed. Ella Frears & Will Harris).
  • Scott, T (2022) ‘Displacements’ (Winner of Magma Editors’ Prize). Magma, July issue
  • Scott, T (2022) ‘It Took the Whole of Irish History to Make Me Anything but Irish’ and ‘Whatever You Say’. Shearsman, April Issue
  • Scott, T (2022) 'The Faber Book of Urban Foxes, Shards and Celtic Crosses.' Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Anthology

Tim Scott
Course Leader in Primary Education
E: t.scott@londonmet.ac.uk