Liam gained a rare insight into international politics during a two-week work placement at the European Parliament in Brussels, enabling him to understand the workings of a political system that affects the lives of over 500 million people.
Each year students on the Early Childhood Studies and Childhood and Youth Studies programmes have the opportunity to explore key issues from their modules in an international context with an educational and culturally stimulating ﬁeld trip to Amsterdam.
A placement at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital helped Beth enhance her learning, develop new skills and set herself targets to get the most from her time at Edge Hill.
Studying abroad in Denmark gave Emma much more than practical skills to work with children, added self-conﬁdence and an international perspective on her studies – she also made lifelong friends with people from across the world.
Ground-breaking research is helping health professionals and care workers understand the issues and myths surrounding sex and sexuality of people with autism.
Despite suffering from severe ill health, Claire excelled academically – winning prizes and gaining the highest marks in her final dissertation – and went on to secure her dream job as a Play Therapist.
Dr Allison Moore and Paul Reynolds have just published their research findings in relation to an 18 month project entitled, “The Problems and Practices of Professionals and Care Workers working with Clients who are Sexually Active but not legally able to Consent to Sex.” This challenging research focusses on an autism specialist service, Autism Initiatives […]
Department of Social Sciences Seminar Series 2018 – 2019 All seminars are held on Wednesday afternoons. Start times and rooms vary so please check each session. Queries can be addressed to the seminar programme co-ordinator, Paul Reynolds, on firstname.lastname@example.org. Book Launch – ‘Theorising Childhood: Citizenship, Rights and Participation’ Wednesday 3rd October 2:00pm – 5:00pm Creative Edge, […]
First year Social Sciences students have recently had the opportunity to take part in a visit to London. As well as everyone having plenty of fun, a number of interesting and eye-opening visits were timetabled in. These included The Foundling Museum, The Museum of Childhood, The East London Mosque and Harrow School for Boys. This was […]
Students from Edge Hill University’s BA Hons Childhood and Youth and Early Childhood Studies courses have returned from a highly successful field trip to Amsterdam. The trip included a visit to the Hestia Early Years Centre, an inspiring setting based on the philosophy of educational psychologist Reggio Emilia. One student said of her visit to […]