Dr. Lynn Blakemore – Meet the Teacher

Qualifications

  • EdD Doctorate in Early Childhood Education (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • MA in Early Childhood Education (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Certificate of Education (University of Southampton, UK)
  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (London Metropolitan University, UK)

Dr Lynn Blakemore is an extremely highly qualified and experienced member of Bangkok Prep’s teaching staff.

Throughout her career she has worked with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disabilities, across both the Primary and Secondary age groups. In addition to this she has taught in a UK university, where she was also the Deputy Head and Head of Pastoral Care. Lynn has also had a chapter of her work published in ‘International perspectives on Early Years Workforce Development’ and conducted research with educationalists Bill Lucas and Guy Claxton.

She is a strong advocate of lifelong learning, completing a Masters in Early Childhood Education followed by her Doctorate through the University of Sheffield in 2017. During this time she had the privilege of working with Professor Cathy Nutbrown and Dr Jools Page, both key educationalists in the field of Early Years.

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

I have been teaching children and young people for over 30 years now. I genuinely feel it is a real privilege to work with children and students of all ages, but my passion has always been within the Early Years. To be able to support young children with the early transitions into school is a huge responsibility, and these initial experiences are crucial if children are to feel loved, safe and prepared to move on to become confident and curious explorers of their environment. To see our very youngest learners do this is all the reward that’s needed.

What is your aim for this academic year at school?

I am very fortunate to be working within an exceptional Early Years team this year where I know I will continue to learn and develop my own practice. I will be aiming to support the team so that we can continue to develop our provision and skills in order to provide our children with the learning environment and experience that they individually need and deserve.

What is your favourite thing about Bangkok Prep?

The first thing that struck me about Bangkok Prep was its’ friendliness, both of the staff and the families who attend. The school also has a strong community focus which is embedded securely into the whole school philosophy. The needs of the students are at the forefront of any decisions that are made and the strong relationship that the school has with its parents is really impressive. I am looking forward to contributing to this as the academic year progresses.

Our Campuses

Primary Campus

Bangkok Prep Primary Campus
23 Sukhumvit 53, Vadhana
Bangkok, 10110

07-700-5858

Secondary Campus

Bangkok Prep Secondary Campus
77 Sukhumvit 77, Vadhana
Bangkok, 10110

02-700-5858