Evelyn Corrado
20192020

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Biography

Dr Evelyn Corrado is a Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at Froebel College, and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Evelyn uses Multidisciplinary approach in her teaching and research. Her study background is in Psychology (MSc and BSc) and Sociology of Education. Evelyn's Ph.D. research explored dialogic pedagogies in Kenya to enhance learning. Evelyn grew up in Kenya and has a tremendous social-cultural understanding of the African context, which informs her work.

Previously, Evelyn worked in UK Mental Health Sector for almost ten years and later as an academic tutor at Middlesex University for four years (in the BA Education program).

 

Qualifications

PhD Education

MSc Psychology

BSc (hons) Psychology

Dip Food Technology

 

Research interests

Dialogic Pedagogies and Bilingual Learning

Social Justice in Education and Society

Ethnographic Research

African Childhoods and Education

Human Health, Wellbeing, Learning and Development

 

Teaching

Education Essentials Learning and Development

Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Earlychildhood 

Researching Social Cultural Issues

Studying Young Children

Representing Childhoods (MA)

Supervisor: MA & BA Early Childhood Studies Dissertations

Current Research Project

Principal Investigator: Exploring experiences of students in Higher Education Institutions during Covid-19 Pandemic. Co-Investigator Dr Fengling Tang.

 

References and Resources

CERS @MDX Seminar (2021)Video: Challenging Negative Perceptions around the ‘African Child’ (Childhood and Society Seminar Series) – CERS (mdxcers.com) by Dr Evelyn W. Corrado, Roehampton University & Dr Leena H. Robertson, Middlesex University

Corrado, E.W (Submitted 2021) Harambee Approach: Towards decolonising East African education through capturing social-cultural ethos. Special Issue-Searching for Everyday in African Childhoods; Journal of the British Academy.

Corrado,E (2020) Africans Lives Matter Too: In Solidality with #BLM. Discover Society. https://discoversociety.org/2020/11/04/africans-lives-matter-too-in-solidality-with-blm/ 
 
Corrado, E (2020) The Impact of Remote Teaching During Lockdown on BAME University Students. Discover Society.
 
Corrado, E.W. (2014) Discover Fulfilled Living: How to attain Health, Success and Happiness ; Spiffing Covers , UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/Discover-Fulfilled-Living-Success-Happiness/dp/1910256463

 

Other Roles

Co-Leading (interim) : Beyond the Threshold : Dismantling Racism in Education Forum (School of Education, Roehampton University).

External Examiner Higher Education

 

 

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