Research Output per year
Rose spent the early part of her career in nursing. Following the birth of her two sons and inspired by their learning and development, she decided to upon a career in early years education. She gained a BSc(Hons) Degree in Psychology from the Open University and an MA in Education Studies from the University of Northumbria.
In 1999 Rose decided on a change of career direction, focusing on workforce development with in early years. She has worked for local authorities at a strategic level developing the early years workforce. She has also worked in partnership with universities in the region to develop new qualifications for the children’s workforce at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her specialist area is leadership and management.
Rose has been involved in lecturing on early years programmes on a part-time basis for several years, however, the increasing demands of her full-time role meant that she had less time available to continue with this. Realising how important this element of her work was to her, she decided to pursue a full time career in higher education.
Summary of Research Interests
Rose's doctorial research comparatively explores early years leadership and the influence this has upon improving outcomes for disadvantaged children across English pre-school settings designated by Ofsted as 'requires improvement' and 'outstanding'.
Enterprise Interest and Activities
Professional Doctorate, Open University Milton Keynes
5 May 2015 → 18 Dec 2018
External Examiner, University of Hertfordshire3 Sep 2018 → 2022
External Examiner, University of New South Wales1 Sep 2011 → 30 Sep 2017
External Examiner, Wrexham Glyndwr University1 Sep 2011 → 30 Sep 2017
Peer Reviewer Management in Education
Subsidizing early childhood education and care for parents on low income: Moving beyond the individualized economic rationale of neoliberalismSimpson, D. & Envy, R., 10 Jun 2015, In : Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. p. -
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