Evelyn Wandia Corrado

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Dr Evelyn W Corrado is a Senior Lecturer at Froebel College in the School of Education. She is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Dr Corrado uses a multidisciplinary approach in her teaching and research. She has a PhD in Education, MSc and BSc (hons) in Psychology, and a diploma in Food Technology.

Previously, Dr Corrado 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).

Dr Corrado grew up in Kenya and has a tremedous social-cultural understanding of the African context which informs her teaching and research work. In the last decade, she has continued to use her expertise to impact communities in the UK, Kenya and other parts of the globe. 

Research interests

Dialogic Pedagogies and Bilingual Learning

Social Justice in Education and Society

African Childhoods and Education

Human Health, Wellbeing, Learning and Development

Teaching in :-

BA Early Childhood Studies Program

BA Education Practice Program

MA Early Childhood Studies Program

Doctoral Research in Education - supervision

Current Research Projects

 'Exploring experiences of students and staff in Higher Education Institutions during Covid-19 Pandemic' (2022).The research principal investigator is Dr Evelyn Corrado, and co-investigator Dr Fengling Tang. 


'Exploring Barriers to Africans parental involvement in UK Education system' (2023).  This research project is led by Dr Evelyn Corrado (RU) in collaboration with KCR-UK ( Kenya Community Rebuild-UK). Research funded by Southlands Methodist Trust. 


Selected Presentations and Blogs

Geoglive 13: Teaching Place (Primary)-Local and Global; ' Rethinking perspectives about Africa, the UK and Canada' hosted by Geographical Association UK. Dr Corrado and colleagues discussion in April 2023, https://t.co/dy1W2fOx8n 

At University of Northampton and University of Roehampton, Research Seminars ( 2022) by Dr Evelyn Corrado, ' Decolonising education to unshackle representation of Africa: Geography curriculum and pedagogy.'https://t.co/QbxlskLono 

Middlesex University, CERS 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. (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.W. (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/Affiliations 

'Beyond the Threshold : Dismantling Racism in Education'. Forum in the School of Education at Roehampton University. Led by Evelyn Corrado and Emerick Kaitell .

External Moderator in Higher Education UK- Carshalton College (Early Childhood Education program).

Patnership Link Tutor -Croydon College (Early Childhood Studies program).

Member of the British Education Research Association (BERA). 




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