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Ms Helen Sutherland

School: Education

Job Title: Senior Lecturer

Email: H.Sutherland@kingston.ac.uk

Phone: 020 8417 5394

Location: Edu-Kingston Hill 255

Biography

Helen Sutherland , Senior Lecturer in Early Years, International Study Abroad Tutor and Route Leader for Post Graduate Certificate in Education with Early Years Teacher Status (EYITT). Her research interests involve toddler wellbeing in particular supporting early years' practitioners and teachers who are working with disadvantaged toddlers.

Helen has worked with early years' practitioners and teachers in the UK, Norway and Spain on an EU funded ERASMUS+ grant. She also have an interest in supporting internationalisation and students' reflective skills through experiencing different educational systems and provision.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • MA, in Professional Studies in Education (Management and Leadership)
  • PgCert, Post Compulsory Education and Training
  • BA(Hons), in Education with Sociology
  • Diploma, Post Qualifying Studies

Grants and funding

  • 2015 - 2018
    ToWe Project - Enhancing the Education and Wellbeing of Disadvantaged Toddlers through the Development of Training and Materials to Support Early Years Practitioners. ERASMUS +, Key Action 2, School Education Strategic Partnership Project. [2015-1-UK01-013431]
  • 2010 - 2013
    TODDLER Project - Towards Opportunities for Disadvantages and Diverse Learners on the Early-childhood Road Application for Lifelong Learning Programme Comenius, [61609-LLP-I-2010-NO-COMENIUS-CMP].

Consultancy

External Consultant for the Locality Advisory Board North Kingston Childrenâ??s Centres â?? Achieving for Children (Community Interest Company) for the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. North Kingston Childrenâ??s Centres which consist of: Kingston Town Childrenâ??s Centre, Norbiton Childrenâ??s Centre and North Kingston Childrenâ??s Centre from 3rd December 2013 - Present.

Publications

Number of items: 11.

Article

Sutherland, Helen and Styman, Jan (2013) Shared experience: new materials offer guidance for those working with diverse and disadvantaged toddlers. Nursery World, 112(4331), pp. 30-31. ISSN (print) 0029-6422

Sutherland, Helen and Styman, Jan (2012) Towards Opportunities for Disadvantaged and Diverse Learners on the Early-childhood Road (TODDLER) Project. Comenius Journal, 21, pp. 36-38. ISSN (print) 2033-4443

Book Section

Sutherland, Helen and Maxey, Angie (2014) More than just a Post-it! Making accurate and productive use of assessment. In: Johnson, Jessica, (ed.) Becoming an early years teacher. Maidenhead, U.K. : Open University Press. pp. 92-115. ISBN 9780335264445

Sutherland, Helen and Dallal, Jo (2008) A ‘grow model’ for work-based learning. In: Rawlings, Anne, (ed.) Studying early years: a guide to work-based learning. Maidenhead, U.K. : Open University Press. pp. 40-60. ISBN 9780335219933

Conference or Workshop Item

Sutherland, Helen, Rothle, Monika and Geis, Angels (2017) Enhancing the education and wellbeing of disadvantaged toddlers through the development of training and materials to support early years practitioners. In: 27th EECERA Conference : Early Childhood Education Beyond the Crisis; 29 Aug - 01 Sep 2017, Bologna, Italy. (Unpublished)

Sutherland, Helen and Kimhag, Kia (2015) How can students develop reflective learning and practice during a short visit to view another country's educational system? In: 25th EECERA Annual Conference: Innovation, Experimentation and Adventure in Early Childhood; 07-10 Sep 2015, Barcelona, Spain. (Unpublished)

Sutherland, Helen (2014) Results from the International Toddler Project. In: SEFDEY: Sector Endorsed Foundation Degrees in Early Years Professional Association: National Meeting; 06 Jun 2014, Kingston, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Sutherland, Helen and Styman, Jan (2014) The TODDLER Project work and outcomes (Towards Opportunities for Disadvantaged and Diverse Learners on the Early-childhood Road). In: European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL) Conference 2014: Where Practice and Research on Learning and Development Meet; 25-28 Nov 2014, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Sutherland, Helen and Styman, Jan (2013) Promoting the wellbeing of toddlers within the European Union. In: Toddler Conference; 07-08 Oct 2013, Ghent, Belgium. (Unpublished)

Röthle, Monika, Morkeseth, Elisabeth Ianke, Sutherland, Helen and Styman, Jan (2013) TODDLERs in Europe. In: Toddler Conference; 07-08 Oct 2013, Ghent, Belgium. (Unpublished)

Sutherland, Helen and Styman, Jan (2012) Promoting the wellbeing of toddlers within Europe. In: 22nd EECERA Conference: Pre-birth to Three: Identities, Learning, Diversities; 29 Aug - 01 Sep 2012, Oporto, Portugal. (Unpublished)

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