Dr Sarah Chicken

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  • Qualifications:Senior Fellow (HEA) PhD, M.Ed (maths Ed.), PG Dip SEN, PG CERT EY, PGCE (primary and EY), BA (Hons) Ancient History and Literature
  • Position:Senior Lecturer : Early Childhood
  • Department:ACE - Education and Childhood
  • Telephone:+4411732 84198
  • Email:Sarah.Chicken@uwe.ac.uk

Area of expertise

Early childhood pedagogies which emphasise child agency

Constructions of project based pedagogical approaches

Ethical and methodological considerations of researching with children

Sociology of childhood

 

Chicken, S (in print) Creativity within the Foundation Phase Curriculum, a risky business?  Education 3-13.

Chicken. S,  Egan. D, Waters J  and Siraj, I.  (2015) What Really Works for the Early Years?  Guidance for the Early Years Pupil Deprivation Grant Welsh Government: Cardiff.

Chicken. S,  Egan. D and Waters J (2015) Making Effective Use of the Early Years PDG: A Resource for Leaders and Practitioners.  Welsh Centre for Equity in Education, University of Wales: Cardiff.

Chicken. S (2015) 'Words are bandied about but what do they mean?' An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term "project" in historical and contemporary contexts, EECERA, Barcelona University, Spain, September 2015

2015  'Words are bandied about but what do they mean?' An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term "project" in historical and contemporary contexts. PhD, University of the West of England

Chicken S (2014)  'Words' are bandied about but what do they me?' An exploration of project constructions in Foundation Phase classrooms.  BERA, London, IoE, September 2014.

Maynard, T. and Chicken, S. (2011) 'Through a Different Lens: Exploring Reggio Emilia in a Welsh Context' In Linda Miller, Rose Drury and Carrie Cable Eds.   Extending Professional Practice in the Early Years. London: OUP/SAGE

Maynard, T. and Chicken, S. (2010) 'Through a Different Lens: Exploring Reggio Emilia in a Welsh Context' Early Years. 30:1, 29-39

Chicken, S, (2010) Diversity in Educational practice: Exploring different constructions of project work in the early years, EECERA, Birmingham, September 2010

James, D., Kushner, S., Chicken, S. and Beedell, P. (2008) Evaluation of the Graduate Development Programme – overview report. . Technical Report. BRILLE, School of Education, University of the West of England, Bristol. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/10443

Maynard, T. and Chicken, S. (2007) 'Through a Different Lens: Exploring Reggio Emilia in a Welsh Context' Report prepared for Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot LEAs. Unpublished

Chicken, S. and Maynard, T. (2007) 'Working within the ZPD? Exploring interpretations of projects' EECERA 2007, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2007 

S Chicken and Maynard, T.  (2006) Using Reggio to Develop Early Years Education in Wales, EECERA 2006, Reykjavik, Iceland, September 2006

Maynard, T. and Chicken, S. (2006) 'Through a Different Lens: Exploring Reggio Emilia in a Welsh Context'. BERA 2006, University of Warwick, September 2006.



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