grammar schools; BA Psychology & English, Keele; MEd & PhD, Nottingham
as above plus Early Years & Primary PGCE
1974-1986 Taught in 5 Primary schools, 1986-2001 Psychology & Education lecturer, Homerton College, Cambridge; 2001 – 2015 Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, 2015-2018, Director, PEDAL Research Centre
Retired (??); various consultancies and publishing activities
What topics do you work on?
My main research interests are metacognition and self-regulation in young children, quality in early childhood education and the role of play in the education, development and learning of young children.
What methods do you use?
I predominantly use observational measures, but have also developed a teacher report measure assessing the self-regulation of 3-5 year olds and a direct measure of of self-regulation skills applicable to children in the 4-10 age range.