Laura Ashton-Goldthorpe
  • University Of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD13DH

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Personal profile


Laura’s professional employment background is as a Children’s Services practitioner and Early Years Teacher (EYTS) specialising in working with children aged 0-8 years. She has worked across a range of Children's Services settings including Private, Voluntary and Independent. Laura has worked as a Higher Education Lecturer in Further Education and Higher Education settings for the past fourteen years teaching on Access Programmes,Foundation Degrees and Undergraduate/Postgraduate Degree programmes.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Martial Arts
  • Children's Participation
  • Ethnography
  • Narrative methods
  • Public Health
  • Physical Activity
  • Identity
  • Wellbeing
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing