The following research and reviews of practice are related to topics in development:


Theodotou, E. 2019. Supporting personal and social development through child-led art projects in the early years. Early Child Development and Care, 189(11), pp. 1889-1900. 

Grant, A.Morgan, M.Mannay, D. and Gallagher, D., 2019. Understanding health behaviour in pregnancy and infant feeding intentions in low-income women from the UK through qualitative visual methods and application to the COM-B (Capability, Opportunity, Motivation – Behaviour) model. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

Exploring moving to home education in secondary schools. Ofstead. October 2019.


Grant, A., Mannay, D. and Marzella, R., 2018. ‘People try and police your behaviour’: the impact of surveillance on mothers and grandmothers’ perceptions and experiences of infant feeding. Families, Relationships and Societies, 7(3), pp.431-447.

Keywords: breastfeeding, infant formula, infant feeding, morality, motherhood, surveillance, stigma, visual methods, participatory research, qualitative research

Neaum, S. (2018). Engaging with literacy provision in the early years: Language use and emergent literacy in child-initiated play. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 1468798418783310.

Keywords: Emergent literacy, Halliday, functional language use, child-initiated play, early childhood education, literacy, early years, Mathetic, Pragmatic, formal schooling, engagement in play