Your Early Childhood Studies (Top-Up) BA (Hons) teaching team

The early childhood studies teaching team have many years’ experience in childhood studies and they understand the pressures of balancing study around work and family commitments.

Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies and Academic Lead BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies Online Top Up

Jenny Boldrin is a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies Degree and the Academic Lead for the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies Online Top Up. 

Headshot of Helen Simmons smiling
Senior Lecturer for BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies, Pathway Leader for MA Education (Early Years Pathway)

Dr Helen Simmons is a Senior Lecturer and the Pathway Leader of the MA Education (Early Years Pathway) at the University of Derby. Helen has undertaken research and publication relating to leadership in the early years and early years policy, and her thesis focused on surveillance within modern motherhood.

Judith Szenasi
Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies

Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies

Emma Twigg in the classroom.
Programme Leader/Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood

Emma Twigg is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader on the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies degree at the University of Derby.

Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood, Programme Leader MA Childhood

Ellen Yates is a senior lecturer in Early Childhood and currently the programme leader for the MA Childhood at the University of Derby.