Senior Lecturer (Scholarship)
My research interests lie within the area of Early Years education and also questions around professionalism, qualifications and conditions of employment for staff employed within the area of Early Learning and Childcare.
Currently investigating the impact on practice of Masters level qualifications in Early Years.
Also part of EU Erasmus + team (with Sweden, Austria and Czech Republic) looking at the role of the pre-school in integration of migrant / refugee families. KINDINMI project
EU Erasmus Plus- part of grant awarded 2017, 192 000 Euros
Masters level courses funded by Scottish Government since 2010
I teach on Undergradaute programmes in Childhood Practice which is an online, distance learning programme. also on MA Initial Teacher Education programme. i also carry out practice based assessments in primary schools of ITE students.
I teach on Masters courses in Early Years Education.
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Committee member - UCET - Primary and Early Years
Member of HEI BACP Provider group
Member of Nurtured Outcome Group Aberdeen City Council
Programme management for BACP and also MEd Early Years
course co-ordinator for BACP courses