Dr Marco Antonio Delgado-Fuentes

Senior Lecturer in Childhood


Education, Childhood and Inclusion


College of Arts, Humanities and Education


Institute of Education


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus




I am a Senior Lecturer in Childhood. This means I work across various undergraduate and graduate programmes. I also conduct research studies in the area of international early childhood education and services.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach issues related to the Rights of the Child, policy development, international perspectives on services for early years, social involvement in services, learning theories and social research methods.

Professional interests

I am interested in teaching, researching and policymaking.

Research interests

I am interested in social involvement in services for children, families and communities; policy development under the perspective of the Rights of the Child, the Right to Education and the Right to Participate; and the international development in intercultural services. 

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

I have presented keynotes, seminars and symposia at a range of different conferences and universities. Recently I have spoken at the OMEP conference, Prague, EERA and other events in the US, Mexico, and El Salvador. I have also represented the UNICEF as advisor.

International experience

I have taught in various universities in Mexico and the UK, I have been an advisor to the UNICEF, The Inter-American Development Bank, the National Institue for Educational Research INEE and the Mexican Ministry of Education.

I have been a consultan for the Iberoamerican States Organization, the World Bank and other organizations from Mexico and El Salvador.

Recent publications

Follow my most recent research, follow my Academia.edu profile https://derby.academia.edu/MarcoAntonioDelgadoFuentes 


Recently the new site Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies have been launched (April 2019) and I one of the regional editors specifically for the sections of Childhood and Early Childhood Education  https://www.becs-bloomsbury.com