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Research Profile

  • Senior lecturer in Education, Early Years at the University of Northampton. Professional interests in early years education include:  enabling environments, learning outdoors, the arts and creativity and supporting young children’s writing development. Specialised in the field of early years as a teacher, lead teacher, Forest School Practitioner, mentor and Local Authority Early Years Senior Advisor. Now supporting the development of early years teachers in ‘community of practice’ based CPD projects alongside teaching on the BA Early Years, PGCE 3-7 and PGCE 0-5 Programmes.

    MA in Education

  • Programme Lead – PGCE (EYTS) 0-5

    • ITTMA003
    • ITTMA004
    • EYS3130P
    • EYS3131P
    • EYS3132P
    • ITT1016
    • ITT1017
    • ITT1019
    • ITT2027
    • The Professional Identities of the Early Years Teacher 0-5 and 3-7
    • The Multiple Identities of the Reception Teacher
    • Writing development in the early years ‘Putting the ‘Wow’ into writing’
    • Spaces to Inspire: Creating inspiring environments as a ‘hook’ to learning
    • The Festival of Movement: Involving young children in expressive arts
    • The Miro Project: A Community of Practice Approach to CPD
  • Jump to: 2018 | 2016 | 2015

    2018

    • Goy, P. (2018) Communities of children’s centres: decline and fall. In: Sykes, G. and Teszenyi, E. (eds.) Young Children and Their Communities: Understanding Collective Social Responsibility. London: Routledge. pp. 99-109.
    • Sykes, G. and Teszenyi, E. (2018) Introduction. In: Sykes, G. and Teszenyi, E. (eds.) Young Children and their Communities: Understanding Collective Social Responsibility. London: Routledge.
    • Caldwell, H. and Bugby, M. (2018) The use of technology to build digital communities. In: Sykes, G. and Teszenyi, E. (eds.) Young Children and their Communities: Understanding Collective Social Responsibility. London: Routledge.

    2016

    2015

    • Sykes, G. (2015) A space to learn: providing a generous environment. In: Cox, A. and Tarry, E. (eds.) Playful Pedagogies: Young Children Learning in International and Multicultural Contexts. Woodbridge: John Catt Educational Ltd. pp. 53-61.
    • Sykes, G. (2015) Learning outdoors: come rain or shine. In: Cox, A. and Tarry, E. (eds.) Playful Pedagogies: Young Children Learning in International and Multicultural Contexts. Woodbridge: John Catt Educational Ltd. pp. 63-71.
    This list was generated from NECTAR on Wed Oct 20 22:02:28 2021 BST.