Jessica Clapham is a Lecturer in Education at the School of Education, Bangor University. She was educated at the University of Wales Bangor and Cardiff University, where she graduated with a BA degree in English Literature and, in 1994, an MA in Applied Linguistics. She has worked as a teacher in Sudan and China and acted as a consultant and literacy coach in Jamaica, Lesotho, and Pakistan. She played an instrumental role in establishing the Wales-Jamaica Project with Sheila Bennell and Lorna Egan and has co-written articles for English in Education and Education Transactions. She has also written a chapter on bilingualism with Professor Colin Baker. She also contributes to reviews on educational issues.
Jessica J. Clapham, 'Dadansoddiad o ddefnydd athrawon dan hyfforddiant o gyfnewid cod mewn dosbarth uwchradd dwyieithog: Achos o Gymru', Gwerddon, 10/11, August 2012, 158-195.