Dr Pam Burnard

at Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Reader in Education, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Dr Pamela Burnard is a Reader in Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. Her research supervision encompasses investigations of creative learning and teaching, learning culture, creativity assessment, digital media and musical creativities in higher education, conservatoire and community settings.

Her teaching responsibilities include developing creativity in learning and achievement in Higher Degree courses involving arts, culture and educational research training. She lectures on Undergraduate and Higher Degree courses developing creativity in education and music. She is the university link tutor for CPD courses in partnership with Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination (CCI) social enterprise involving artists. She is also PGCE tutor and Bye-Fellow of Homerton College where she runs a cultural programme of seminars for students, fellows and guests.

Dr Burnard holds degrees in Music Performance, Music Education, Education and Philosophy. She is convenor of the Commonwealth Creativities in Intercultural Arts Network, co-convenor of the BERA Creativity SIG, past co-editor of the British Journal of Music Education and the International Journal of Music Education, and she currently serves on numerous editorial boards.