Staff profile

Helen Simmons


Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

Helen Simmons

Subject

Working with Children and Young People

College

College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Department

Institute of Education

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

h.simmons@derby.ac.uk

About

Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer and Mediterranean College Link Tutor: BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies.

 

Teaching responsibilities

Module Leader for: Study Skills (Stage 1), Wellbeing from Birth (Stage 2), The Developing Practitioner (Stage 2).

I also teach on The Critically Reflective Practitioner (Stage 3) and tutor for The Emerging Practitioner (Stage 1), The Developing Practitioner (Stage 2), The Critically Reflective Practitioner (Stage 3) and The Independent Study (Stage 3).

Professional interests

Research interests

  • Modern Motherhood
  • Wellbeing from Birth and Leadership in the Early Years

 

Membership of professional bodies

  • Early Childhood Studies Degrees Network (ECSDN)

 

Qualifications

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

Additional interests and activities

  • I am currently part way through my doctorate which explores social and cultural pressures within modern motherhood. 

 

In the media

Radio interviews on Radio Derby on the subjects of: Online parenting, behaviour of 2 year olds, school starting age and television for very young children.

 

Recent publications