Angela Scollan

Senior Lecturer

Health & Education

Middlesex University

 Children’s Rights & Self Determination, Children's Voices & Choices, Early Years Loud & Proud Leadership,  Professional Identity & Progression,  Reflective & Critical Thinking,  Ethical Practice,  Forest School and Outside Learning Environments/Space,  Assessment, Student Feedback, Study Skills and Academic Transition Programmes,  Early Years Audits

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 Teaching & Learning 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 Early Childhood Studies MA Early Childhood Studies, Pedagogy & Research PGCE Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) Management Diploma in Further & Higher Education Forest School Diploma and Training

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  1. Scollan, Angela ORCID: and Farini, Federico (2018) Hybrid transitions as spaces for children’s agency. In: 40th National TACTYC conference: back to the future in early years – inspiring connections between people, places and times, 02-03 Nov 2018, The University of Derby Enterprise Centre. .
  2. Baraldi, Claudio, Farini, Federico, Scollan, Angela ORCID:, Iervese, Vittorio, Ballestr, Chiara, Joslyn, Erica, Conti, Luisa and Berahult, Mathilde (2018) SHARMED training and dissemination of best practices. SHARMED. In: SHARMED Final Conference: Department of Language and Cultural Studies, 10-11 Dec 2018, Modena, Italy. . (Published online first)
  3. Farini, Federico and Scollan, Angela ORCID: (2019) Narratives of exclusion, narratives of belonging. Irish social work at the intersection between adults' and children's voices. 14th ESA Conference, Manchester. In: Europe and Beyond: Boundaries, Barriers and Belonging, 20-23 August 2019, Manchester, United Kingdom. .
  4. Tang, Feng Ling, Scollan, Angela ORCID: and Farini, Federico (2019) Children’s participation in early childhood: realistic, rhetorical, problematic? Abstract Book. In: Early years: making it count, 20-23 Aug 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece. . (Published online first)
  5. Farini, Federico and Scollan, Angela ORCID: (2019) A hope to trust. Educational leadership to support mature students' inclusion in higher education: an experience from Surrey, England. International Journal of Leadership in Education: Theory and Practice . ISSN 1360-3124 (Published online first) (doi:10.1080/13603124.2019.1657592)
  6. Scollan, Angela ORCID: and Farini, Federico (2020) In, out and through digital worlds. Hybrid-transitions as a space for children's agency. International Journal of Early Years Education, 28 (1) . pp. 36-49. ISSN 0966-9760 (doi:10.1080/09669760.2019.1695586)
  7. Scollan, Angela ORCID:, Farini, Federico and McNeill, Eileen (2019) Irish social work at the crossroads: cultural and organisational boundaries between professional practices and the voices of the children. Journal Socialno delo / Journal of Social Work . ISSN 0352-7956 (Accepted/In press)
  8. Farini, Federico and Scollan, Angela ORCID: (2019) Introduction. In: Children’s self-determination in the context of early childhood education and services. Discourses, policies and practices. Farini, Federico and Scollan, Angela ORCID:, eds. International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development, 25 . Springer International Publishing, Amsterdam, pp. 1-20. ISBN 9783030145552, e-ISBN 9783030145569. (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-14556-9_1)
  9. Scollan, Angela ORCID: and Farini, Federico (2018) Narratives of refusal, narratives of engagement, narratives of organisation. School activism as citizenship-in-practice for young refugees and migrants in Italy. Book of Abstracts. In: International Sociological Association (ISA) XIX World Congress of Sociology, 15-21 Jul 2018, Toronto, Canada. . ISSN 2522-7025
  10. Scollan, Angela ORCID: and Farini, Federico (2018) In and out digital worlds. Hybrid-transitions as a space for children’s agency: case-studies from early years settings in Boston and London. In: European Sociological Association Research Network 04 (ESA RN04): Sociology of Children and Childhood Conference, 23-25 May 2018, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Lisbon. .