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Catharine Gilson

Catharine Gilson is senior lecturer in early childhood education at Oxford Brookes University. She has experience of teaching across a range of courses including the early years strand of the PGCE and the early childhood studies degree. She has previously worked as a teacher and as a local authority early years advisory teacher.  Her doctorate focussed on the learning and teaching relationship between adults and 3-5 year-old children and other research interests include children’s rights and children’s voice, and observational methods.