Angela Scollan is a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies and Education Studies at Middlesex University. Previously, she has worked as Foundation Degree Coordinator in a Further Education College and as an Ofsted Inspector. Since the early 1990s, Angela has worked directly with and for children positioning her practice within a transdisciplinary approach and as a rights-based advocate. Her teaching philosophy, research, and writing focus on the child first. Whilst touching on an array of themes relevant to education and care: adults-children interactions; rights-based pedagogies, leadership, and management, curriculum studies for Early Years Education, critical education studies, social work with young children, services families partnership. As an activist against educational disadvantage, Angela has worked with many local authorities in projects to support inclusion and equality in education across England towards enhanced social mobility. Angela is currently undertaking research within an EU-funded project analysing how facilitative education can promote dialogue and children’s agency in intercultural educational settings.
|The Cohesion of Schools as Communities in the Management of COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflections, Narratives, Fears and Hopes from the Voices of Children in England and Italy