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Biography

Lindsey Watson is a senior lecturer working in the School of Education and Professional Development and currently teaches on the BA(hons) Early Years. Prior to joining the University of Huddersfield in September 2016, Lindsey was an Early Years teaching assistant in a range of Early Years settings, including mainstream and special education primary schools in West Yorkshire Early Years sector. The role included facilitating multi-agency teams to ensure the support of vulnerable children and their families. Lindsey has a Master of Arts by Research, which explored attitudes and emotions to the internet, analysing the concepts of trust and digital literacy in mothers of reception aged children. Her research interests focus on Early Years and digital technologies and managing a safe digital environment for young children.

Lindsey received an award for her undergraduate degree and successfully obtained a scholarship to facilitate her Master of Arts by Research, following this success, she is currently studying towards her Doctor of Philosophy.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Phenomological approaches to research
  • Responsibility and trust in multi-agency working and the family
  • The child’s voice in research
  • Multiple Identities, working parents and the effects on family life
  • The use of emotional intelligence as a pedagogical tool in delivering emotional content to students

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emotional intelligence Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
responsibility Social Sciences
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parents Social Sciences
ability Social Sciences
expertise Social Sciences
confidence Social Sciences

Research Output 2017 2019

Observation, assessment and the planning cycle

McMahon, S. & Watson, L., 2019, Child Centred Planning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. London: SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England, p. 31-46 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

observational method
planning

Advanced academic skills and your major study

Youde, A. & Watson, L., 20 Aug 2018, Advanced Work-Based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students. McMahon, S. & Dyer, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 116-130

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Safeguarding in Practice

Watson, L. & Crow, A., 20 Aug 2018, Advanced Work-based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students. McMahon, S. & Dyer, M. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 72-87 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

expertise
confidence
legislation
responsibility
experience

Developing Academic Reading, Writing and Research

Youde, A. & Watson, L., 2 Oct 2017, Work-Based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students. McMahon, S. & Dyer, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 133-149 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

student
ability
evaluation
literature

Activities 2017 2017

  • 3 Oral presentation

What Younger Children Really Think and Understand about Internet Safety: The Value of Stories and Role Play as Research Methods

Lindsey Watson (Speaker)
5 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Workshop Exploring Children's Understandings of Online Safety : Storytelling and Roleplay as Research Methods

Lindsey Watson (Speaker)
12 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation