Dave Trotman

Dave Trotman is external adviser for CEMP’s Educational Doctorate in Creative and Media Education. He is Head of Education and Professional Studies and Professor in Creative Education at Newman University College, Birmingham, England. His research interests include creativity and imagination, management of change processes and collaborative professional learning cultures. A former teacher in secondary and primary schools, he teaches on undergraduate, masters and doctoral programmes in Education Studies and works extensively with practitioners on school-based teacher-research projects. His doctoral research examined teacher interpretations of pupil imaginative experiences in primary phase education and he has contributed to a range of international work in the field of creativity and imaginative education.