Portrait of Mrs Gwyneth Allatt Mrs Gwyneth Allatt

g.allatt@hud.ac.uk | 01484 478280


Qualifications: BA (Hons), MSc, MA, PGCE, FHEA

Gwyneth joined the University of Huddersfield in 2002 and is a Senior Lecturer at the University in the School of Education and Professional Development. She teaches on the Pre-service PGCE / Cert Ed (Lifelong Learning) course and is personal tutor for trainees intending to teach vocational subject areas including construction and engineering, hairdressing and beauty therapy, and hospitality and catering. She is also admissions tutor for this programme and Designated Academic Liaison Officer (DALO) for Rotherham College of Arts and Technology.

After working for twelve years in libraries and college administration, Gwyneth began her teaching career as an English and history tutor in a local FE college, in addition to teaching on a number of undergraduate and teacher education courses at the University.

Gwyneth has an M.Sc in Information Studies and an MA in history.  She is currently working towards a Doctorate in Education.

Research and Scholarship

  • Adult literacy teaching
  • Differentiation in teacher education
  • Language use in education policy

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Allatt, G (2017) ‘What does it mean to be literate?’. In: RaPAL Conference 2017, 24th June 2017, Liverpool, UK

Allatt, G (2017) ‘Adult literacy and social inclusion’. In: SCUTREA 2017, 4-6th July 2017, Edinburgh University , pp. 8-14


Allatt, G (2016) ‘Is adult literacy education still on the policy agenda in England or have the gremlins gone now?’. In: Scutrea Conference Proceedings 2016. : Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning. pp. 19-25.


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research Degree Supervision

Further information is available about Research Topics and Supervision within the School of Education and Professional Development.

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • Pre-service PGCE / Cert Ed (Lifelong Learning)
  • Personal tutor
  • Admissions tutor for this programme 
  • Designated Academic Liaison Officer (DALO) for Rotherham College of Arts and Technology