Evelyn Wandia Corrado
20192022

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Biography

Dr Evelyn W 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 Projects

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

 

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

 

Selected Presentations and Blogs

BERA Conference presentation (September, 2022) by Dr Evelyn Corrado and Dr Fengling Tang  titled 'Academic reflections on experiences of BAME students in Higher Education during Covid-19 Pandemic', at University of Liverpool.

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 Dr Richard Race and Dr Evelyn Corrado.

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

Member of the British Education Research Association (BERA). 

 

 

 

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