Staff Profiles

Mr Mathew Tobin

Senior Lecturer in Education: Primary English with Children's Literature

School of Education

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Matthew Tobin

Phone number: +44 (0)1865 488355



Mat Tobin teaches English and Children's Literature in Primary ITE and both the Primary PGCE and the 3-7 Early Years PGCE. He also teaches Early Children's LIterature on the undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Studies and leads several modules on the MA/PGCert in Education with a focus on Imagination and Creativity and Children's Reading. Since joining Brookes in 2014 after 16 years of Primary teaching in Oxfordshire, Mat has been asked to deliver several keynotes across the UK on Reading for Pleasure, Picturebooks and Engaging pupils in the reaeding and writing process. He has research interests in children's literature and the Reading for Pleasure agenda.