Staff in the Department of Education and Childhood

Member of staff teaching

Our academic staff have a broad range of skills and expertise. Their extensive research and experience, passion and commitment supports and informs each of our courses.

Heads/Associate Heads of Department

Education and Early Childhood

  • Colin Barr, Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood
  • Dr Nicola Bowden-Clissold, Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood 
  • Joe Brown, Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer Early Childhood
  • Helen Butcher, Senior Lecturer Early Childhood Policy and Research
  • Dr Tim Clark, Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood
  • Katrina Diamond, Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies
  • Dr Nigel Newbutt, Senior Lecturer/Senior Researcher in Digital Education
  • Julian Scott, Programme Leader for Foundation Year in Art and Design
  • Ali Shaw, Early Years Teacher Status Programme Coordinator/Senior Lecturer Early Years Education
  • Sally Spruce, Senior Lecturer, Education and Early Childhood, Programme Leader Foundation Leader Education & Programme Leader Foundation Year Early Childhood
  • Maggie Weber, Senior Lecturer Primary and Early Years

Professional Development

Initial Teacher Education


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