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School of Education

Mrs Diane Boyd

Mrs Diane Boyd

Telephone: 0151 231 4632

Publications

Books

Boyd DJ, Hirst NJ, Siraj Blatchford J. 2017. Understanding Education For Sustainability across the UK Hirst NJ. Routledge. London

Boyd DJ. COMPARATIVE AWARENESS OF THE FOUR DIFFERENT CURRICULUMS OF THE 4 HOME COUNTRIES Boyd DJ.

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Hirst NJ, Boyd DJ. 2017. Recognising Beach Kindy as a pedagogical approach for critical agents of change within early childhood education. World Symposium on Sustainability Science and Research: Implementing the 2030 United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development

Hirst NJ, Boyd DJ. 2017. The Early Years Foundation Stage through a sustainability lens; practical implications for pedagogy. The Cambridge Primary Review

Hirst NJ, Boyd DJ, Nikiforidou Z, Miles Z, Luff P. 2016. Education for Sustainable Development:The Environment as Third Teacher in Education for Sustainable Development The aim of this symposium is to explore the concept of environment as third teacher (inspired by the educators of Reggio Emilia, Italy) with a particular focus upon natural environments and learning for sustainability. OMEP European Conference 2016: The Place of the Child in 21st Century Society

Hirst NJ, Boyd DJ, Browder J, Emery S, Davies JM, Sageidet B, Browder JK. 2016. Transnational Dialogues for sustainability research in early childhood education: A model for building capacity for ESD in universities? 3rd World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2016)

Hirst N, Boyd D. 2015. Hirst, N and Boyd, D. (2015) Sustainable Development in Higher Education; Transnational Dialogues in Research in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability (TND3) Norway Transnational Dialogues in Research in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability (TND3)

Gallard D, Hirst N, Boyd D, Taylor E, Daly A, Wilcott L, Webb E. 2015. The Development of a pedagogical space for Early years & Early childhood studies programmes at LJMU LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference 2015 Book of Abstracts, Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning Conference 2015

BOYD DJ. THE USE OF ART BASED PEDAGOGY OF PRACTICE PROJECT WITH FINAL YR STUDENTS UTILISING THE REGGIO APPROACH. IJADE

Journal Articles

Emery S, Davis JM, Sageidet BM, Boyd DJ, Browder JK, Hirst NJ. 2016. Transnational Dialogues for sustainability research in early childhood education: A model for building capacity for ESD in universities? Re: Paper60 - Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development_Vol2_paper60,

Weldemariam K, Boyd D, Hirst N, Sageidet BM, Browder JK, Grogan L, Hughes F. A Critical Analysis of Concepts Associated with Sustainability in Early Childhood Curriculum Frameworks Across Five National Contexts International Journal of Early Childhood, >DOI

Hirst NJ, Boyd DJ, Sageidet B, Weldemariam K, Grogan L, Hughes F, Browder JK. A Transnational study of Early Childhood Education for Sustainability (ECEfS) from England, Sweden, Norway, Australia and the USA; (re) searching education for sustainable development within early childhood curricula frameworks. Hirst NJ, Boyd DJ. International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education,

Boyd DJ, Bath C. Capturing student perspectives through a ‘Reggio’ lens International Journal of Teaching and Learning in HE International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education,

Posters

Hirst NJ, Boyd DJ. 2016. Embedding the English Early Years Foundation Stage into the Eco-School programme; visualising the journey LJMU Festival of Research; Organic Collaborations

Other

Gallard D, Hirst N, Taylor E, Boyd D, Daly A, Wilcott L, Webb E. 2015. The Development of a pedagogical space for Early years & Early childhood studies programmes at LJMU

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Award title: Best paper award at MIT Boston USA The Faculty of Education, Health and Community’s Diane Boyd and Nicky Hirst have been awarded Best Paper at the World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2016) held in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston., Awarding body: MIT Boston USA, URL: https://www2.ljmu.ac.uk/newsupdate/viewarticle/2685/

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: FELLOW OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACADEMY, Organisation: hIGHER EDUCATION ACADEMY

Media Coverage:

Links #2: http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nursery-world/feature/1156516/sustainability-part-3-bees-are-buzzing-in-the-trees, Links #1: http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nursery-world/feature/1156068/sustainability-part-2-taking-the-lead, Media coverage: Nursery World- How to embed sustainability into early childhood education Sustainability: Part 2- Taking the Lead -22nd February 2016 Sustainability: Part 3 – Bees are buzzing in the trees – 21st March 2016

Membership of professional bodies:

MEMBER OF MONTESSORI AMI, MONTESSORI AMI

EARLY YRS MEMBER, EARLY EDUCATION - THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Research Grants Awarded:

LJMU Curriculum Enhancement Bid, Sociability and Society; A natural progression in the Pedagogical ‘space’., Diane Boyd, Diahann Gallard, Angie Daly, Grant value (£): £4000, Duration of research project: 4 months

LJMU curriculum enhancement bid, Sociability and society:A natural progression in the pedagogical space., Grant value (£): £4000, Duration of research project: 4 months

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: QTS