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My Media, My Power, My World

A paid research opportunity for teachers

Researchers from the School of Education at the University of Sheffield are working on a curriculum development project. In partnership with a Youth Advisory Board, they have created a series of interdisciplinary, project-based lessons that aim to promote critical thinking, digital literacy, and social justice for pupils in primary and secondary education. The team are recruiting ‘Teacher Ambassadors’ in the UK, to pilot lessons and add to their growing curriculum. Teacher Ambassadors will be paid for their time and contribution. 

Are you a primary or secondary teacher who wants to…
  • Create up to ten new lesson plans to be integrated in our interdisciplinary curriculum, ‘My Media, My Power, My World’
  • Trial these interdisciplinary lessons in class
  • Gather student experiences on interdisciplinary teaching
  • Meet once a month (online) with our project team
  • £800 to create up to 10 new interdisciplinary lessons (£80 per lesson)
  • An additional £400 to trial and evaluate a selection of interdisciplinary lessons in the classroom
  • The opportunity to be part of an exciting and inspiring experience for you and your learners!
  • Aug – Oct ’23 – Call for teachers to participate
  • Oct ’23 – Jan ’24 – Creation of up to ten new lessons to be incorporated within our curriculum
  • Jan’24 – March ’24 – Pilot evaluation of the interdisciplinary lessons in class
  • March ’24 – May ’24 – Our research team will analyse the data generated
  • June ’24 – We will share our research findings with you and your pupils!

For more information contact: r.bramley@sheffield.ac.uk Express your interest by completing this form


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