Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

Contact Details

Dr Barbara Hibbert

Part-time tutor in History / Personal Tutor

Barbara joined the School of Education in September 2014 as part-time method tutor and personal tutor for School Direct PGCE History.  After 30 years teaching history she has undertaken a number of roles both nationally and internationally.  She has been involved in examining and teacher training in Kazakhstan and is the humanities curriculum lead for Teach First.  She is also a member of Ofqual’s subject expert panel and of the Historical Association’s secondary subject committee.

Research Interests

My PhD looked at the transition between studying history at A level and in higher education.

I was involved in the development of a new history curriculum in Kazakhstan.

I have worked as a reviewer for Ofqual looking at new A level and GCSE specifications and requirements.


I am method tutor and personal tutor for School Direct PGCE history trainees. 

Media Contact Areas

GCSE and A level history

Applications to study history in higher education

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