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Jane Murray

Dr, PhD

  • Senior Lecturer in Education (Early Years), Early Years

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20082019
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Research Output 2008 2019

2019

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 journalEditorialResearch

childhood
well-being
leader
learning
human rights
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Our Community in Early Years Education

Murray, J., 1 May 2019, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 27, 2, p. 115-117 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Open Access
File
academic achievement
primary school
emotional intelligence
locus of control
schoolchild

Young Children's Emotional Experiences

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

Research output: Book/Report typesBookResearchpeer-review

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 journalArticleResearch

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 journalArticleResearch

Open Access
File
editor
childhood
educator
teacher
learning

Knowledge, attitudes and practices to children with disabilities in Bhutan: a contextualized literature review

Garner, P., Murray, J. M., Preece, D., Rose, R. C. & Zhao, Y., 19 Nov 2018, In : Early Child Development and Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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/Report typesAnthologyResearchpeer-review

childhood
separatism
interest group
refugee
education

The play’s the thing

Murray, J., 14 Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 26, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Value/s in early childhood education

Murray, J., 11 Jul 2018, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 26, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
childhood
Values
education
teacher
UNESCO
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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/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

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/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

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/Report typesBookResearchpeer-review

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

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 journalArticleResearch

Open Access
File
school readiness
studies (academic)
learning

Welcome in! How the academy can warrant recognition of young children as researchers

Murray, J., 1 Apr 2017, In : European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. 25, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
academy
parents
expertise
childhood
methodology

Young children are human beings

Murray, J., 30 Oct 2017, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 25, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
File
human being
toy
love
curriculum
school
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
File
education

The Hantown Street Play Project

Murray, J. & Devecchi, C., 20 Jul 2016, In : International Journal of Play. 5, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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/Report typesChapterResearch

Open Access
academy

Early childhood pedagogies: spaces for young children to flourish

Murray, J., 17 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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 conference typesPaperResearch

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 conference typesPaperResearch

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 conference typesPaperResearch

Kazakhstan
Hungary
parents
childhood
discourse

Troubling the ‘Dispositif’: moving beyond the macro-level to co-construct meaningful early childhood pedagogies

Murray, J., 5 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

dispositif
macro level
childhood
parents
value-orientation
2014
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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/Report typesChapterResearch

Open Access
File
1 Downloads (Pure)

Linkages of VPL: Validation of Prior Learning as a Multi-Targeted Approach for Maximising Learning Opportunities for All

Duvekot, R. (ed.), Kang, D. J. (ed.) & Murray, J. (ed.), 1 May 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Inholland University AS and European Centre Valuation Prior Learning. 226 p.

Research output: Book/Report typesBookResearch

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 publication types Book/Film/Article reviewResearch

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/Report typesBookResearch

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 publication types Book/Film/Article reviewResearch

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 journalArticleResearch

university teacher
2013

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

Murray, J., 26 Feb 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearchpeer-review

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 conference typesPaperResearchpeer-review

File
evidence
value-orientation
academy
social justice
childhood

Inclusive childcare services for children with disabilities in England: review of conditions, standards and practice

Devecchi, C., Murray, J. & Trory, H., 4 Sep 2013, p. 1-17. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

Open Access
File
disability
inclusion
early childhood education and care
UNICEF
educational practice

Inclusive daily childcare services for children with disabilities in England: review of conditions, standards and practice

Devecchi, C., Trory, H., Murray, J. & Evans, R., 16 Jan 2013, 144 p.

Research output: Book/Report typesCommissioned reportResearch

File
disability
inclusion
early childhood education and care
special educational needs
lack

The utility of critical ethnography as a tool for empowerment in early childhood research

Murray, J. & Devecchi, C., 1 Feb 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearchpeer-review

File
ethnography
empowerment
academy
childhood
methodology

Young children's research behaviour? Children aged four to eight years finding solutions at home and at school

Murray, J., 1 Jan 2013, In : Early Child Development and Care. 183, 8, p. 1147-1165 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
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 conference typesPosterResearch

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
conflict research
early childhood education and care
social actor
teacher
epistemology

Young children's research: children aged 4-8 years finding solutions at home and at school

Murray, J., 7 Jul 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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 conference typesPaperResearchpeer-review

File
early childhood education and care
teacher
social actor
grounded theory
research planning
2010

Reclaiming our children’s rights from the jaws of school effectiveness

Murray, J., 1 Jan 2010, In : Reflecting on Early Years Issues. 2010

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
File
early childhood education and care
need development
school
respect
paradigm