Angela Scollan

Senior Lecturer

Education Department

School of Health & Education

Early Years Loud & Proud Leadership, Children’s Rights & Self-determination, Reflective, Critical & Ethical Pedagogy, Early Years Provision Quality Audits, Forest School & Outside Learning Environments/Space, Qualitative Research Methods, Curriculum Studies

Angela Scollan joined Middlesex University in 2012 as Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies, Education Studies and Early Years Initial Teacher Training. Angela is the founder and director of Emerald Early Years, an educational, research and training company. She was previously a lecturer of Early Childhood Studies at Roehampton University, a freelance early years Ofsted Inspector and EYPS Lead Assessor. Angela also managed foundation degrees in Learning & Teaching and Early Years Childcare and Education at Carshalton College in Surrey for six years, writing programmes to support students from unique and diverse backgrounds aiming to access academic and professional progression routes. Angela worked for several years leading and developing assessment literacy and strategies for Hmore...

BA Hons in Early Childhood Studies (University of Surrey); MA in Early Childhood Pedagogy & Research (Roehampton University); PGCE (University of Greenwich); Early Years Professional Status (Kingston University); Management Diploma in Further & Higher Education (Kingston College); Forest School Diploma (Archimedes Earth); Children's Rights Diploma (Unicef/University of Geneva); Ph.D. Middlesex University (Completion 2021)

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  1. Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: and Farini, Federico (2022) What is an enabling environment - and who is doing the enabling? Nursery World Magazine . [Article]
  2. Farini, Federico and Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: (2022) The rise of the discourse on children’s right of self-determination. The case study of Early Childhood Education and its construction of children as agents in education. Language, Discourse and Society, 10 (1) , 19. pp. 13-25. [Article]
  3. Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: (2022) Children’s self-determination in the context of practice. Reflection on adults-children relationships. In: Children's Self-Determination in the Context of Practice, 03 Mar 2022, TACTYC CPD Webinar Series, Online Webinar. . [Conference or Workshop Item]
  4. Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: and Vipond, Sarah (2022) Reflections at the intersection between environments that enable and children’s agency. In: Centre for Education Research Workshops Series, 01 Mar 2022, University of Northampton (CER online). . [Conference or Workshop Item]
  5. Farini, Federico and Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: (2018) Erasmus+ SHARMED Train the trainer guidelines & material. ‘Facilitative and Dialogic Pedagogy Training in European Schools’. Manual. UNIMORE University of Modena & Reggio Emilia. . [Monograph]
  6. Boyd, Diane, Calder, Pamala, Needham, Martin, Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID:, McLeod, Naomi, Lee, Kerri, Barr, Karen, Jones, Dawn, Williams, Karen, Harris, Diane and Early Childhood Studies Degree Network, (ECSDN) (2021) Creating a sustainable future. Nursery Management Today (NovDec) . pp. 28-29. ISSN 1476-136X [Article]
  7. Boyd, Diane, King, Janet, Neame, Joe, Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: and McLeod, Naomi (2021) An Early Childhood Education for Sustainability resource that embeds the Sustainable Development Goals and STEM into pedagogical practice. Technical Report. Liverpool John Moores University and NCFE. . [Monograph]
  8. Farini, Federico and Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: (2022) The role of trust in the positioning of children with migrant backgrounds. Reflections on teachers' narratives from London primary schools. Equity in Education & Society . pp. 1-14. ISSN 2752-6461 [Article] (Published online first) (doi:10.1177/27526461211069135)
  9. Farini, Federico, Baraldi, Claudio and Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: (2021) The cohesion of schools as communities in the management of COVID-19 pandemic: reflections, narratives, fears and hopes from the voices of children in England and Italy. Journal of Dialogue Studies, 9 . pp. 120-148. ISSN 2054-3123 [Article]
  10. Farini, Federico and Scollan, Angela ORCID logoORCID: (2021) Meanings and methods of pedagogical innovation. In: Promoting Children's Rights in European Schools: Intercultural Dialogue and Facilitative Pedagogy. Baraldi, Claudio, Joslyn, Erica and Farini, Federico, eds. Bloomsbury, London, pp. 67-88. ISBN 9781350217782, e-ISBN 9781350217812, e-ISBN 9781350217799, e-ISBN 9781350217805. [Book Section] (doi:10.5040/