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Nigel Meager completed a Masters by Research degree in Education at the University of East Anglia in 2013. In 1985 he was awarded a Master of Fine Art from University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Nigel has many years experience as an artist, teacher and teacher educator in the UK. He has pubished a number of books which support generalist teachers who teach art in primary schools. Nigel is the editor of the Pedagogy Volume of the International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education to be published by Wiley-Blackwell in  2017.


Key publications: 

Meager, N. (2014), ‘Collaborative imaginative drawing and participatory art in a primary school’, in R.Marin-Viadel, J. Roldan, and X. Molinet-Medina, (eds.), Foundation, criteria and contexts in Arts based Research and Artistic Research [Fundamentación, criterios y contextos en Investigación basada en artes e investigación artística]. Granada: University of Granada.

Department: Education
Supervisor: Dr Richard Hickman
College: Queens'
AHRC Subject Area: Education and the Arts
Title of Thesis: Using filmmaking as method in the exploration, description, analysis and interpretation of children's experience as they make art in primary school.
 Nigel  Meager

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