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PGCE, PGDES, PCTHE, MSC.OXON, MBPSS, FHEA
School of Education
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Jon joined Oxford Brookes University following a teaching career in both Primary and Secondary Education. Having initially undertaken an Undergraduate Degree in the Psychology of Education (University of Wales), he completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Education at Westminster Institute of Education. During the first few years of Teaching, Jon completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies and MSc Education at the University of Oxford. Associated research involved investigating the impact of introducing a strategic approach to teaching and learning which incorporated reconceptualisations of effective practice in light of psychological perspectives, applied meta-cognition and neuroscience. The aim of the research was to investigate meta-cognitive development and thinking in younger learners following explicit intervention and instruction. During his mainstream educational experiences, Jon developed an interest in supporting pupils with additional learning needs. Subsequently he spent time working in a therapeutic residential school catering for pupils who had experienced severe emotional trauma due to the accumulation of adverse experiences in infancy and early childhood. Jon then joined the Local Authority as a Behavioural Support Teacher, a role which involved visiting schools across the age range and working with a variety of professionals. Prior to joining Oxford Brookes University, Jon spent time as a Deputy Head Teacher of an Independent Secondary Special School which specialises in meeting the needs of a diverse group of pupils who primarily have needs associated with complex educational needs, communication difficulties and challenging behaviours.
Jon is Subject Coordinator for Education Studies (Single and Combined Honours link here) and Education Studies: Special Educational Needs/ Disabilities and Inclusion (SENDI link here) and Liaison Manager for the Oxford Brookes University and SEBDA SEMH Masters Accreditation collaboration see here
Jon is a registered Doctoral student at the University exploring the role of compassion in Education.
Reid (2019) Making the most of an Initial Teacher Education placement in a Special School or Alternative Provision. In Haywood (Ed. 2019) ResearchSEND in Original Classrooms. London. John Catt Publication
Reid (2018) UNESCO and European Agency For Special Needs and Inclusive Education: Inclusive Education in Action (here) Inclusive Pedagogy and Practice at Oxford Brookes University here
Reid (2018) Not working for a significant minority: A critical exploration of SEMH and SEND in the context of schools. In Hollisley, J (Ed) An Educators guide to Mental Health and Wellbeing. London: NET: A John Catt Publication. Link here
Reid (2017) From Vision to Reality: The development of a sensory garden. Special Children. London: Optimus Education
Reid (2017) Contributer to the SEND Reflection Framework in association with WholeSchoolSEND, London Leadership Strategy, National Education Trust and the Department for Education. Link here
Reid (2017) Emotional Development and approaches to Classroom Management. In Colley & Cooper (Eds). Emotional Development and Attachment in the Classroom: Theory and Practice for Students and Teachers. London: Jessica Kingsley Link here
Reid, J. (2015) Contribution to the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education and UNESCO ‘Inclusive Education in Action: Empowering Teachers: Empowering Learners’ Series. https://t.co/EqNy4wwGJl
Reid, J. (2015) An attempt to theorise the interrelationship between Inclusion, Special Educational Needs/ Disabilities and Beginning Teachers Learning.(Unpublished)
Member of the British Psychological Society
Fellow of the Higher Education Authority
DfE: Invitation to join consultation on strengthening Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and improving career progression for teachers, particularly in relation to supporting children and young people with additional learning needs. Link here
All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism (APPGA):Autism Employment Gap Roundtable briefing: Private Round Table.
Houses of Parliament: Roundtable discussion with the Apprenticeships Minister including representatives from the DFE, National Charitable Organisations, Chair of the APPG on learning disability, Chair of the APPG on autism.
WholeSchoolSEND, London Leadership Strategy, National Education Trust and the Department for Education: Contributor to the SEND Reflection Framework (here)
Reid (2019) Promoting Compassionate Interactions through Communication and Connection. Oxfordshire School Inclusion Team Annual Conference.
Reid (2019) What worked and what definitely didn’t: Care and Compassion V Compliance and Control. Festival of Education: SEND Strand. Wellington College
Reid (2019) “Your emotions take a back seat”: Teacher’s emotional work, their wellbeing and the role of “Compassion” The International Centre for Therapeutic Care. The International Centre Research Group
Reid, J (2018) Student voice: Working with children to improve their life chances. Festival of Education (here)
Reid, J (2018) Education Policy Institute: Panel Discussion. SEND: Is there a postcode lottery for access to support, and can we quantify this? Festival of Education (here)
Reid, J (2018) These are our children. FestABLE (here)
Reid, J (2018) The case for Compassion Focused Therapy in Schools. Invited Key Note: SEBDA Residential Conference
Reid, J (2018) "#EducationforMentalHealth" Introduction as host of the Education For Mental Health Conference.
Reid, J (2018) An ex-teacher and ex-student critically explore experiences of Education: Education For Mental Health Conference.
Reid, J (2018) Emotional Health at School: Supporting good mental health for a flourishing classroom and school community. Presentation in collaboration with Family Links, Emotional Health at School and Emotional Health at Work.
Reid, J. (2017) A critical exploration of SEND: A UK Perspective. Invited Lecture: Eastern Washington University. Spokane. USA
Reid, J. (2017) Emotional Development and Approaches to Classroom Management. SEBDA and Oxford Brookes University Book Launch Conference for Colley, D., & Cooper, P. (Eds). Emotional Development and Attachment in the Classroom: Theory and Practice for Students and Teachers. London: Jessica Kingsley Link here
Reid, J. (2017) SEMH and SEND: Swindon Challenge Conference. Swindon Borough Council link here
Reid, J. (2017) Mental Wellbeing, Teacher Fears and Identity. Oxford Brookes University School of Education Research Conference
Reid, J. (2017) Pre and Post SEND placement beginning teachers reflections as opportunities for learning. UCET SEND Built in not Bolt on Conference: Swiss Cottage: London.
Reid, J. (2017) Perspectives on SEND and Inclusion: A Critical Realist Exploration of Social, Emotional and Mental Health and behaviours that may challenge. #ResearchSEND. University of Wolverhampton. Link here
Reid, J. (2016) Supporting the Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs of children and young people: Is it what we know or what we show ? National Education Trust (NET) Vulnerable Learners: Creating Excellent Education for All Conference.
Reid, J. (2016) How can Initial Teacher Education support beginning teachers’ understanding of behaviour and discipline in schools? A critical response to recent policy guidance. Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) Annual Conference.
Reid, J. (2016) How do beginning teachers learn to support pupils with additional and diverse learning needs ? 7th Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN) Annual Conference: Cultivating Learning.
Reid, J. (2015) What does Inclusion mean in Education ? Invited Lecture: Oxford Brookes University: School of Education.
Reid, J. (2015) “It changed the way I think about Inclusion” Experiences, opportunities and challenges: A reflection on an ‘Inclusive teaching’ Initial Teacher Training development. Oxford Brookes University Teaching and Learning Conference.
Reid, J. (2014) Special Educational Needs and Disabilities: A UK Perspective. Invited Lecture: Orebro University. Sweden.