Julie Goodman

Name: Julie Goodman
Department: Early Years Education
Current position: Assistant Pathway Leader Early Years PGCE
Email: goodmanj@edgehill.ac.uk
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education


  • Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in HE (Edge Hill) 2012
  • MA Women’s writing (Edge Hill) (2009)
  •  PGCE Primary (St Martin’s College) (1985)
  • BA (Hons) 2.1 degree Theology (Manchester University) 1984


  • Senior Lecturer in Early Years (EYTS) Edge Hill University. September 2014 – present (F/T)
  • Undergraduate Programme Lead Edge Hill (EYTS)– University June 2013 – August 2014 (F/T)
  • Placement Coordinator/Senior Lecturer (EYTS) June 2010 – May 2013 (P/T)
  • Local Authority Consultant for HLTA – January 2010- April 2010 (P/T)
  • HLTA Deputy Senior Assessor – Edge Hill University April 2006-December 2009 (P/T)
  • Associate Tutor (HLTA) – Edge Hill University November 2006-June 2010 (P/T)
  • Associate Tutor (EYPS) – Edge Hill University November 2006-June 2010 (P/T)
  • Teacher (Supply/part time) May 1991- April 2006 (P/T)
  • SEN support Teacher Upholland High School January 1991- May 1991 (P/T)
  • Teacher St Ann’s Primary School September 1985-December 1990 (F/T)


  • Current research – Julie is undertaking a study investigating the perceptions of The Early Years Teacher
  • Research Group(s) – Research Apprentice Group
  • Published work:Goodman,J. ‘High expectations of all children and commitment to ensuring that they reach their full potential, in Basquill, J., Beattie, L and Ryan, J (eds) (2012) The EYPS Handbook. Pearson: London

Knowledge transfer and enterprise

Conference presentations

    • April 2009 Local Authority Workforce Advisors Wigan Conference Presentation on ‘Higher Level Teaching Assistants’
    • July 2009 Local Authority Workshop – Food Technology in Schools
    • July 2010 ‘About Me’ Early Years conference Edge Hill – workshop on Agents of Change

External collaboration/ partnership activity

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • EYTS Networking Group (Liverpool/Wirral)
  • Visiting Tutor Update – Staff Development Presentations
  • Member of EYITT Harmonisation group – meetings attended and delivered feedback
  • TDA Consultant January 2010 – May 2010

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