Teresa Cremin @TeresaCremin
Teresa is a Professor of Education (Literacy) at The Open University, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS), the Royal Society of the Arts (RSA), and the English Association (EA). She co-edits the leading international journal, Thinking Skills and Creativity. She is the UK’s go-to practitioner in promoting reading for pleasure amongst our learners and a leading researcher into sustaining engagement in reading within and beyond the classroom.
Previously a primary teacher and LA staff development coordinator, she now works extensively with literacy organisations, practicing professionals, and student teachers nationally and internationally. Her research is focused on novel pedagogies that support children’s independent reading and writing, and ideas that foster creative teaching and learning. She has published nearly 30 books and leads a RfP professional website https://bit.ly/2gxoraD.
Teresa has served as a President of the UK Reading Association and the UKLA, co-directed the Cambridge Primary Review Trust (CPRT), was an elected as a Board Member of the BookTrust, and stood as a Trustee of the Poetry Archive.