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Kath Tayler

Senior Lecturer
University of Brighton

I am a senior lecturer in early years education with more than 30 years experience in the field. I care passionately about the education and care of young children and believe in resisting the over formalisation of early childhood.

Subjects: Education

Biography

I starting working with young children as a nursery nurse when I was 17. I have since worked as a primary teacher, lecturer in FE and now in HE. I believe passionately that early childhood should not be over formalised and that early years education should be based on play and first hand experience.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Early years education and care
    LGBT inclusion
    Gender inclusion
    Children's voices and rights

Personal Interests

    Gardening and growing vegetables, knitting and other crafts, reading a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, thinking about and discussing ideas that interest me, socialising with friends and family.

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

Nursery World

Learning and Development: Gender - Oh Boy!


Published: Apr 18, 2016 by Nursery World
Authors: Kath Tayler and Deborah Price
Subjects: Education, Family Studies, Gender & Sexuality

This is an edited extract from the book 'Gender Inclusion and Diversity in Early Years Education'.

Nursery World

Positive Relationships: Working with Parents - We go to the shops...


Published: Jul 13, 2015 by Nursery World
Authors: Deborah Price and Kath Tayler
Subjects: Education, Family Studies, Gender & Sexuality

This is an edited extract from the book 'LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education'.

Nursery World

Learning and Development: Schemas - Interior Worlds


Published: Jul 26, 2013 by Nursery World
Authors: Kath Tayler
Subjects: Education, Developmental Psychology

It is well established that developing schemes is a significant way of understanding children's cognitive development. This article askes if they are also a part of children's social and emotional development. Based on a case study this will support early years practitioners in thinking about what a child's schemas might be telling us about their current feelings.

Nursery World

Positive Relationships: Dementia - Age Concerns


Published: Jun 01, 2010 by Nursery World
Authors: Kath Tayler
Subjects: Education, Family Studies, Memory, Health and Social Care

With an ageing population, more and more young children will have relatives living with dementia. how can early years practitioners support children who are experiencing this in their families?

Nursery World

A Unique Child: Inclusion - Mums and Dads


Published: Nov 24, 2009 by Nursery World
Authors: Kath Tayler
Subjects: Education, Family Studies, Gender & Sexuality

How can early years practitioners support children in their settings who have lesbian mums or gay dads? This article will help practitioners to take a positive and supportive role in the lives of all children