Research Students

Tahani Alghatami

Family engagement in Early Childhood.

Nanban Yuwama Ojo

Implications of literacy skills of rural disadvantaged pre-school children in Nigeria.

Valeria Scacchi

Reconceptualising professional development in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Clara Rubiano
A case study on teacher educators’ understanding towards teaching for social justice in a Colombian pre-service early childhood education programme.

Thoraya Kadasha
Equality Policies, their implementation and their effects on disabled preschool children in Saudi Arabia.

Ngozi Teresa Aligbe
Equal access and high quality learning in early childhood education: A case study of urban and rural early years settings in Imo State, Nigeria.

Safana Aseri
An exploratory case study of the English language learning experiences of children and teachers in a preschool in Riyadh City Saudi Arabia.

Michelle Cottle
Policy enactment within an English Primary School: exploring discourses of ‘creativity’ and ‘performativity’.

Ndeban Joof-Ndong
Preparedness of young children in the Gambia for formal schooling (Commonwealth scholarship).

Lucy Parker
Children, resources and learning – an exploration of practitioners’ pedagogy (Froebel Research Committee Bursary).

Lynda Smyth
The influences of dominant discourses and power relations within the early years' setting on the child's identity.


Recent Completions

Sue Robson
The relationship between responsibility for children's choice of activity and evidence of self-regulation and Metacognition. May 2014. 

Amy Palmer
Nursery Schools or Nursery Classes? An analysis of national and local policy in England 1918-1972 (Froebel Research Committee Bursary). July 2013.

Chris Gomez
Comparing child rearing in England and Spain and impact on early years setting (Froebel Research Committee Bursary).

Sally Howe
An investigation into the perspectives of teachers and children negotiating the transition between the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 (Froebel Research Committee Bursary).

Jane Read
The Froebel movement in Britain 1900-1939.

Michelle Louise-Westhead
The ‘lived’ experience of a cohort of education students’ journey from classroom assistant to qualified teachers. 2010