Angela Garden

School of Education

Ange Garden is a Programme Leader in Education and Early Childhood Studies at LJMU as well as Programme Leader in Education Studies and Early Years.
Ange has a background in Educational and Child Psychology as well as teaching and researching in Higher Education.

Languages

English

Degrees

2015, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Master of Arts in Advanced Educational Practice (Distinction)
2012, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Practice (Dyslexia)
2005, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy
2001, University of Bolton, United Kingdom, Post Graduate Certificate in Further, Higher and Adult Education
1998, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, BA (Hons) Psychology

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Health and Community, Liverpool John Moores University, 2006 - present
Lecturer in Psychology, Social Sciences, Edge Hill University, 2002 - 2006

Highlighted publications

Garden A. 2021. Forest school as a space for risk for children with social, emotional and mental health needs Wood P. Policy, Provision and Practice for Special Educational Needs and Disability Perspectives across Countries Routledge 9781000534115 DOI

Garden A, Downes G. 2021. A systematic review of forest schools literature in England Education 3-13: the professional journal for primary education, :1-17 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Journal article

Garden A. 2022. The case for space in the co-construction of risk in UK Forest School Education 3-13 International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education, :1-12 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Garden A, Downes G. 2021. A systematic review of forest schools literature in England Education 3-13: the professional journal for primary education, :1-17 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Garden AS. 2008. A Study of Professional Curiosity in Non-Directive Play Therapy and its Link to Attachment. Attachment: New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis, 2 :46-55 Publisher Url

Garden AS. 2006. The Ethics of Researching Children in Non-Directive Play Therapy British Journal of Play Therapy, 2

Naylor AS. 2005. When a child plays Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, 5 :29-31

Naylor AS, Prescott P. 2004. All about my brother Community Care, :34-35 Publisher Url

Naylor A, Prescott P. 2004. Invisible children? the need for support groups for siblings of disabled children British Journal of Special Education, 31 :199-206 DOI

Garden AS. Exploring the self-esteem of undergraduate students with a diagnosis of dyslexia British Journal of Special Education,

Chapters

Garden A. 2021. Forest school as a space for risk for children with social, emotional and mental health needs Wood P. Policy, Provision and Practice for Special Educational Needs and Disability Perspectives across Countries Routledge 9781000534115 DOI

Gallard D, Garden A. 2011. The Psychology of Education [CHAPTER] Dufour B, Curtis W. Studying Education: An introduction to the key disciplines in education studies. Berkshire: Open University Press 978-0335241057

Conference publication

Garden AS. 2016. The impact of a diagnosis of dyslexia on the self-esteem, coping strategies and perceived academic achievement of undergraduate students at one northwest university Liverpool John Moores University Teaching & Learning Conference Public Url

Gallard D, Daly A, Garden A, Mills L, Parry L, Smears E. 2014. Student engagement through academic writing: Process reflections of a community of enquiry British Education Studies Association Annual Conference

Scholarly edition

Daly A, Garden AS, Smears E, Gallard DC. 2014. Early Work by Student Researchers, Spark Author Url

Highlighted activities

Conference presentation:

The Natural Side of Technology into the Forest School Space, 1st Online International Doctoral Research Conference in Education (CERES), Liverpool John Moores University, Online. 2020

Professional activities

Research Grants Awarded:

Liverpool John Moores University QR Funding, Educators’ Views, Experiences and Preferences for Continuing Professional Development in a Post-COVID Environment, Dr Fran Tracy, Matt McLain, Dr Craig Hammond, Dr Avril Rowley, Angela Garden, Dr Anne-Marie Smith, Dr Helen Poole, Dr Kaye Richards., Grant value (£): 1,500, Duration of research project: 6 months. 2022

Conference presentation:

The Natural Side of Technology into the Forest School Space, 1st Online International Doctoral Research Conference in Education (CERES), Liverpool John Moores University, Online. 2020

The impact of a diagnosis of dyslexia on the self-esteem, coping strategies and perceived academic achievement of undergraduate students at one northwest university, EHC Festival of Research 2016, Titanic Hotel, Liverpool, Poster presentation. 2016

Fellowships:

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy. 2014

Award:

Vice Chancellor’s Award for Best Programme or Support Team for SPARK student journal editorial team (June 2014), Vice Chancellor’s Award (Liverpool John Moores University). 2014

Teaching qualification:

Post Graduate Certificate in Further, Higher and Adult Education. 2002

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