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Mrs. Marie Howley

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer in Education (SEN and Inclusion)
  • Department: Special Education Needs & Inclusion

General information

Marie Howley studied psychology at the University of Warwick, graduating with a 2(i) honours degree, before completing a PGCE at Bristol which qualified her to teach primary mainstream and in special schools. As a teacher, Marie specialised in educating children and young people with autism and completed an Advanced Autism Certificate with the University of Birmingham. She later completed a Master’s degree at the University of Northampton.

Marie joined the University of Northampton in 1999 and is a member of the SEN & Inclusion team in the School of Education.  Marie has extensive experience of teaching children and adults who are on the autism spectrum and has presented her work in this area at international conferences. She completed a PhD in 2015 which focused upon classroom practices for children with autism and severe learning difficulties.

Teaching

MA Special Education Needs and Inclusion (Autism)

Module leader for:

  • Understanding the Autism Spectrum: Theoretical Perspectives
  • Approaches to Autism
  • Autism in the Early Years

Teaches on: Autism, Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour.

BA (Hons) Special Education Needs and Inclusion

Module leader for:

  • Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Inclusion
  • Perspectives on Autism
  • Responding to SEND & Diversity

Marie also teaches SEND & Inclusion on Initial Teacher Training programmes.

Research

Marie Howley studied psychology at the University of Warwick, graduating with a 2(i) honours degree, before completing a PGCE at Bristol which qualified her to teach primary mainstream and in special schools. As a teacher, Marie specialised in educating children and young people with autism and completed an Advanced Autism Certificate with the University of Birmingham. She later completed a Master’s degree at the University of Northampton.

Marie joined the University of Northampton in 1999 and is a member of the SEN & Inclusion team in the School of Education.  Marie has extensive experience of teaching children and adults who are on the autism spectrum and has presented her work in this area at international conferences. She completed a PhD in 2015 which focused upon classroom practices for children with autism and severe learning difficulties.

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Publications

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2016

  1. Preece, D. and Howley, M. (2016) Evaluation of ‘The Bridge’ project: helping young people with autism and severe anxiety re-engage with learning. Northampton: The University of Northampton.
  2. Perepa, P., Howley, M., Garner, P., Preece, D., Rose, R. and Farrow, B. (2016) Situation Analysis on Inclusive Education and Children with Autism in the Sultanate of Oman: Ten-Year Autism Strategy and Five-Year Autism Action Plan for children with ASD. (Unpublished)

2015

  1. Howley, M., Perepa, P., Preece, D., Garner, P. and Rose, R. (2015) Situation Analysis on Inclusive Education and Action Plan for Children with Autism in Oman: Comprehensive Literature review. (Submitted)
  2. Howley, M. (2015) Structured teaching and eclectic classroom practice for children with autism in special schools: a case of mindful blending. Doctoral thesis. The University of Northampton.

2013

  1. Howley, M. and Preece, D. (2013) Introduction. In: Howley, M. and Preece, D. (eds.) Supporting Pupils on the Autism Spectrum: Whole-School Training Materials and Resources for Sencos. London: Optimus Education. pp. 1-3.
  2. Howley, M. (2013) Selecting and blending strategies to meet individual needs. In: Howley, M. and Preece, D. (eds.) Supporting Pupils on the Autism Spectrum: Whole-School Training Materials and Resources for Sencos. London: Optimus Education. pp. 147-166.
  3. Howley, M. and Preece, D., (eds.) (2013) Supporting Pupils on the Autism Spectrum: Whole-School Training Materials and Resources for Sencos. London: Optimus Education. 9781907927164.
  4. Howley, M. (2013) Understanding the autism spectrum. In: Howley, M. and Preece, D. (eds.) Supporting Pupils on the Autism Spectrum: Whole-School Training Materials and Resources for Sencos. London: Optimus Education. pp. 5-27.
  5. Whitaker, P. and Preece, D. (2013) Understanding the perspectives of children and parents: a foundation for developing partnerships. In: Howley, M. and Preece, D. (eds.) Supporting Pupils on the Autism Spectrum: Whole-School Training Materials and Resources for Sencos. London: Optimus Education. pp. 29-42.

2010

  1. Jones, K. and Howley, M. (2010) An investigation into an interaction programme for children on the autistic spectrum: outcomes for children, perceptions of schools and a model for training. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs. 10(2), pp. 115-123. 1471-3802.

2009

  1. Rose, R., Howley, M., Fergusson, A. and Jament, J. (2009) Mental health and special educational needs: exploring a complex relationship. British Journal Of Special Education. 36(1), pp. 3-8. 1467-8578.

2008

  1. Howley, M. and Crawley, S. (2008) Behaviours that challenge. Paper presented to: Training & Education in Autistic Spectrum Disorders Strategy Group Conference, Sligo, Ireland, 23 May 2008. (Unpublished)
  2. Howley, M. (2008) Complementary approaches to developing social interaction and understanding. Invited Presentation presented to: International Conference on Autism 2008, Skive, Denmark, 7 - 8 November 2008. (Unpublished)
  3. Howley, M. and Fergusson, A. (2008) Developing autism friendly schools and classrooms. Paper presented to: Centre for Autism 2008 Conference, Llubjiana, Slovenia, 12 - 16 April 2008. (Unpublished)
  4. Fergusson, A., Howley, M. and Rose, R. (2008) Responding to the mental health needs of young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders: issues and challenges. Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Research and Practice. 5(2), pp. 240-251. 1743-6885.
  5. Howley, M. and Jones, K. (2008) Review of outcomes for pupils with social and communication difficulties on the interaction programme. (Unpublished)
  6. Howley, M. (2008) Structured teaching: an essential ingredient in the autism friendly classroom. Paper presented to: Centre for Autism 2008 Conference, LLubjiana, Slovenia, 12-16 April 2008. (Unpublished)

2007

  1. Fergusson, A., Rose, R. and Howley, M. (2007) Making sense of mental health – the emotional wellbeing of children and young people with complex needs in schools. Submitted to the National Association of Independent Schools and Non-Maintained Special Schools (NASS) October 2007. (Unpublished)
  2. Howley, M. and Jones, K. (2007) Review of outcomes for pupils with social and communication difficulties on the interaction programme. Interim report submitted to Leicester City Special Needs Teaching Service, September 2007 (Unpublished)
  3. Rose, R. and Howley, M. (2007) The Practical Guide to Special Educational Needs in Inclusive Primary Classrooms. London: Paul Chapman. 1412923263.
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