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Dr Amanda Hatton BA, MA, EdD

Senior Lecturer In Children and Childhood


Summary

I have worked at the university as an associate lecturer since 2009, teaching on safeguarding modules. I teach on a range of modules including Therapeutic approaches to working with children, Education, culture and environments and supporting students with research projects.

About

Previous posts include

Senior staff development officer, DCC safeguarding children’s training team

Project co-ordinator for a range of literacy projects for ROWA supporting young people in care, teenage parents, young offenders and young people accessing alternative educational provision

Working for the Derbyshire youth offending service

Working as education social worker for Derbyshire

Working as adult education tutor, particularly specialising in literacy and family literacy

Teaching interests

safeguarding

participation of children and young people

using creative methodologies

multi-agency working

literacy practices

Teaching

Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion

Social Sciences and Arts

The research focus of my Doctorate in Education (EdD) was around participation of children and young people, listening to young people and using creative methodologies to engage with them and enable them to express their views. Aspects of this have recently being published in the following:

Chapter 5: Shallow Democracy: In other People’s shoes – Listening to the Voices of Children and Young People published in `Participation, Citizenship and Intergenerational Relations in Children and Young People's Lives ‘ (2014) Edited by Joanne Westwood, Cath Larkins, Dan Moxon, Yasmin Perry and Nigel Thomas, Palgrave Macmillan.

Publications

Journal articles

Daniels, K., Burnett, C., Bower, K., Escott, H., Ehiyazaryan-White, E., Hatton, A., & Monkhouse, J. (2019). Early years teachers and digital literacies: Navigatinga kaleidoscope of discourses. Education and Information Technologies, 25 (4), 2415-2426. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-019-10047-9

Daniels, K., Burnett, C., Bower, K., Escott, H., Hatton, A., Ehiyazaryan-White, E., & Monkhouse, G. (2019). Early years teachers and digital literacies: Navigating a kaleidoscope of discourses. Education and Information Technologies, 25, 2415-2426. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10639-019-10047-9

Book chapters

Hatton, A., & Marsh, J. (2007). Enhancing the reading of looked after children and young people. In Bearne, E., & Marsh, J. (Eds.) Literacy and social inclusion: Closing the gap. Trentham Books

Presentations

Ehiyazaryan- White, E., Hatton, A., & Monkhouse, J. (2018). Teachers' beliefs, experiences and perceptions of digital and multimodal literacies in early years settings. Presented at: UKLA 54th International Conference. Literacies in a changing world: creativity, criticality, empowerment, Cardiff, Wales

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