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Julie Percival joined the University in Janaury 2007 and is course leader for the postgraduate routes to Early Years Professional Status within the School of Education and Professional Development. Other teaching includes work on the BA (Hons) Early Years, BA (Hons) Childhood Studies and MA Professional Development.
Julie has been teaching (and learning) for over twenty years and has supported children in a variety of contexts, including special schools, maintained schools, pre school play groups and private day nurseries. She has supported adults in their learning and development of practice, informally in the workplace and as part of a team of advisory teachers offering centrally and locally devised programmes. Julie has collaborated with families and a variety of agencies, including psychological services, health and Sure Start to devise packages of care and learning for the very youngest people in society.
Julie has been a member of a team researching childrens development and learning as part of a Sure Start evaluation project and is co-author of Glazzard et al (2010) Assessment for Learning in the Foundation Stage London: Sage. She is also a contributor to a forthcoming book, Safeguarding in the Early Years, edited by James Reid.
Percival, J (2013) ‘Safeguarding within the Early Years Foundation Stage’. In: Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Years. : Routledge. pp. 95-114. ISBN 9780415527507
McMahon, S. and Percival, J. (2013) ‘Supervision and reflective practice’. In: Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Years. : Routledge. pp. 180-193. ISBN 9780415527507
Glazzard, J., Chadwick, D., Webster, A. and Percival, J. (2010) Assessment for Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage . : Sage. ISBN 9781849201223
Further information is available about Research Topics and Supervision within the School of Education and Professional Development.