Helen Simmons University of Northampton, UK
Dr Helen Simmons
is a Senior Lecturer in Education (Childhood, Youth and Families) in the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at the University of Northampton, UK. Helen has worked in Higher Education since 2008, prior to this she was a practitioner in early years settings. Helen is Vice Chair for the Early Childhood Studies Degrees Network (ECSDN): Policy, Lobbying and Advocacy (National and International) and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her research interests include the sociology of childhood, children's workforce development and critically reflective practice.