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Research Output 2005 2019

2019

Happy Anniversary? 30 Years of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Murray, J., 24 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 27, 4, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalEditorial

United Nations
Anniversaries and Special Events
anniversary
UNO
Beginning of Human Life

Hearing young children’s voices

Murray, J., 5 Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 27, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalEditorial

childhood
well-being
leader
learning
human rights
academic achievement
primary school
emotional intelligence
locus of control
schoolchild
Open Access
Mathematics
mathematics
engineering
Technology
Education
Vulnerable Populations
Parents
Education
Government Programs
Federal Government

Young Children's Emotional Experiences

Murray, J. & Palaiologou, I., 29 May 2019, 1st ed. Abingdon: Routledge. 128 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

childhood
experience
early childhood education and care
school readiness
emotional development
2018

Discovering play

Murray, J., 29 Jan 2018, In : Primary Geography. 95, p. 6-7 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

pupil
learning

In praise of early childhood educators

Murray, J., 16 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 26, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
editor
childhood
educator
teacher
learning
Bhutan
disability
learning aptitude
UNICEF
gray literature

Observing and assessing children

Murray, J., 4 Dec 2018, Early Childhood Studies: A student’s guide. Fitzgerald, D. & Maconochie, H. (eds.). London: Sage, p. 339-358 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

childhood

Parent-practitioner partnerships in early childhood provision in England, Hungary and Kazakhstan: similarities and differences in discourses

Murray, J., Teszenyi, E., Varga, A. N., Pálfi, S., Tajiyeva, M. & Iskakova, A., 4 May 2018, In : Early Child Development and Care. 188, 5, p. 594-612 19 p., 188:5.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
early childhood education and care
Kazakhstan
Hungary
parents
childhood

Perspectives from Young Children on the Margins

Murray, J. & Gray, C., Dec 2018, Abingdon: Routledge. 174 p. (EECERA Collection)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

childhood
separatism
interest group
refugee
education

Young children's emotional experiences

Murray, J. & Palaiologou, I., 3 Jul 2018, Early Child Development and Care. 7 ed. Routledge, Vol. 188. p. 875-878 4 p. (Early Child Development and Care).

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
File
experience
early childhood education and care
emotional development
empirical research
childhood

‘Seen but not heard’: practitioners work with poverty and the organising out of disadvantaged children’s voices and participation in the early years

Simpson, D., Loughran, S., Lumsden, E., Mazzocco, P., MacDowall Clark, R., Winterbottom, C., Murray, J. (ed.) & Gray, C. (ed.), 4 Dec 2018, Perspectives from Young Children on the Margins. Murray, J. & Gray, C. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 5-16 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

poverty
participation
early childhood education and care
school readiness
normalization
2017
Open Access
File
learning environment
classroom
language
learning
childhood

Early Childhood Pedagogies: Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish

Murray, J. (ed.), Murray, J., Davis, B., Degotardi, S., Luff, P., Kanyal, M., Elfer, P., Page, J., White, E., Redder, B., Fleer, M., Helevaara Robertson, L., Kinos, J., Barbour, N., Pukk, M., Rosqvist, L., Cheng Pui-Wah, D., Reunamo, J., Cooper, P., Liu, K. & 27 others, Vong, K. P., Tuul, M., Mikser, R., Neudorf, E., Ugaste, A., Campbell-Barr, V., Bakosi, É., Nemes, M., Pálfi, S., Sorzio, P., Harris, K., Gunnestad, A., Mørreaunet, S., Onyango, S., Winterbottom, C., Mazzocco, P., Franzén, K., Li, L., Teszenyi, E., Hevey, D., Gallagher, T., Lawrence, P., Pen Green Team, Storli, R., Hansen Sandseter, E. B., Nah, K-O. & Waller, T., 27 Jul 2017, 1st ed. Routledge. 322 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

childhood
early childhood education and care
research policy
research practice
learning

Early years education as a global village

Murray, J., 20 Jan 2017, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 25, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
education
discourse
community
Open Access
File
research approach
popularity
learning

School readiness, child development and early learning

Murray, J. & McDowell Clark, R., 1 Aug 2017, In : Children & Young People Now. Aug 2017

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
school readiness
studies (academic)
learning
Open Access
File
academy
parents
expertise
childhood
methodology
2016

Ready, steady, learn: school readiness and children’s voices in English early childhood settings

Brooks, E. & Murray, J., 18 Jul 2016, In : Education 3-13. 46, 2, p. 143-156 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
school readiness
childhood
early childhood education and care
social pedagogy
discourse

Sustaining development in international early years education

Murray, J., 17 Nov 2016, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 24, 4, p. 393-394 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
education

The Hantown Street Play Project

Murray, J. & Devecchi, C., 20 Jul 2016, In : International Journal of Play. 5, 2, p. 196-211 16 p., 5:2.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
resident
evaluation
community
parents
town
Open Access
File
Research Personnel
Research
evidence
Aptitude
Social Justice
2015

Can young children be researchers?

Murray, J., 2015, Involving Children and Young People in Policy, Practice and Research. McLaughlin, H. (ed.). London, UK: National Children's Bureau, p. 48-63 79 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
academy

Early childhood pedagogies: spaces for young children to flourish

Murray, J., 17 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

File
childhood
discourse
present

Early childhood pedagogies: spaces for young children to flourish

Murray, J., 20 Dec 2015, In : Early Child Development and Care. 185, 11-12

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
File
childhood
discourse
present

Engaging with the next generation: logistics and secondary education

Gough, A. & Murray, J., 24 Apr 2015.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

secondary education
logistics
participation
evidence
education

Evaluating a gift for family literacy: challenges and opportunities

Murray, J. & Lumsden, E., 1 Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

File
gift
parents
literacy
emotional development
research ethics

Similarities and differences in discourses on practitioner-parent partnerships in early childhood provision in England, Hungary and Kazakhstan

Murray, J., Teszenyi, E., Tajiyeva, M., Iskakova, A., Vargáné Nagy, A. & Pálfi, S., 8 Sep 2015, p. 1-8. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

Kazakhstan
Hungary
parents
childhood
discourse
dispositif
macro level
childhood
parents
value-orientation
2014

Embedding Changemaker Values within a Postgraduate Part-time Module for Teachers

Devecchi, M. C., Murray, J. & Preece, D., 2014, Changemaker in the Curriculum Case Studies 2013/2014. Alden Rivers, B. & Smith, J. (eds.). Northampton: University of Northampton

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
File
Open Access
File
human resource management system
learning
illiteracy
lifelong learning
division of labor

Review of Good practice in the early years

Murray, J., 24 Apr 2014, Early Years: An International Research Journal, 34, 2, p. 199-200 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Specialist PublicationReview

Open Access
File
best practice
edition
student
editor
childhood

The Power of VPL: Validation of Prior Learning as a Multi-targeted Approach For Access to Learning Opportunities For All

Duvekot, R. (ed.), Halba, B. (ed.), Aagaard, K. (ed.), Gabrscek, S. (ed.), Murray, J. (ed.), Andersson, P., Young Lee, H., Sang Ko, Y., Sava, S., Borca, C., Danciu, E., Carlsen, A., Singh, M., Murray, J., Bednarz, F., Bednarz, G., Lepänjuuri, A., Burns, E., Enggaard, E., Aagaard, K. & 6 others, Halba, B., Goggin, D., Sheridan, I., Horgan, T., Alfsen, C. & Duvekot, R., 1 Apr 2014, Inholland University AS and European Centre Valuation Prior Learning. 272 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
File
learning
citizen
participation
economy
education

Understanding the HighScope Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Murray, J., 31 Jan 2014, Early Years: An International Research Journal, 34, 1, p. 111-112 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Specialist PublicationReview

education
teaching materials
tutor
appeal
myth

Young children explore: critical thinking for the Early Years

Murray, J., 21 Mar 2014, In : Inspire. 21/03, p. 24-27 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

university teacher
2013

A ‘jigsaw’ methodology for early childhood research: a flexible and reflexive approach

Murray, J., 26 Feb 2013.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

File
childhood
methodology
reflexivity
early childhood education and care
grounded theory

Decisions based on evidence: young children’s research behaviour?

Murray, J., 30 Aug 2013.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

File
evidence
value-orientation
academy
social justice
childhood
Open Access
File
disability
inclusion
early childhood education and care
UNICEF
educational practice
File
disability
inclusion
early childhood education and care
special educational needs
lack

Problem-solving and thinking in the early years

Murray, J. & Beckley, P. (ed.), 16 Sep 2013, The New Early Years Foundation Stage: Changes, Challenges and Reflections. 1 ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press / McGraw Hill Education, p. 141-152 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

school readiness
literacy
mathematics
problem-solving behavior
confederation
File
ethnography
empowerment
academy
childhood
methodology
school
children's rights
academy
primary school
methodology
2012

Learning to teach in the early years: what matters?

Murray, J. & Badger, J., 10 Nov 2012.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePoster

File

Young children's explorations: young children's research?

Murray, J., 1 Sep 2012, In : Early Child Development and Care. 182, 9, p. 1209-1225 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

conflict research
early childhood education and care
social actor
teacher
epistemology
Open Access
File
school
early childhood education and care
academy
provocation
children's rights
2011

Knock, knock! Who’s there? Gaining access to young children as researchers: a critical review

Murray, J. M., 2011, In : Educate~. 11, 1, p. 91-109 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

early childhood education and care
educational research
research method
parents
acceptance

Young children's explorations: young children's research?

Murray, J., 1 Feb 2011.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

File
early childhood education and care
teacher
social actor
grounded theory
research planning
2010
Open Access
File
early childhood education and care
need development
school
respect
paradigm