Professor Emeritus Peter Moss

    • BA BPhil
    • Professor of Early Childhood Provision
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  • Summary:
    • I am a historian by background and have wide-ranging research interests including services for children, the workforce in these services, and democratic practice in these services; gender issues in work with children; and the relationship between employment and care, with a special interest in leave policy. I am also interested in social pedagogy and radical education.
  • Professional Activities:
    • Co-editor, Contesting Early Childhood series
      Advisory Board member, Community, Work and Family
      International Advisory Committee, Journal of Early Childhood Research
      Co-coordinator, international network of leave policies and research
  • Conferences/presentations:
    • Invited speaker: 'Parental leaves and early childhood education and care: From mapping the terrain to exploring the environment', Comparative Child and Family Policy: A Conference in Honour of Sheila B. Kamerman, Columbia University, New York, 12 May 2011

      Invited lecture: 'What is your image of the child? Critical questions in early childhood, provision and practice', Ryerson University, Toronto, 11 February 2011

      Keynote speaker, 'Early childhood education and care: dangers, possibilities and choices', The Modern Child and the Flexible Labour Market organised by the Norwegian Centre for Child Research, NTNU, 29-30 April 2009

  • Personal Country Knowledge:
    • I have a good understanding of early childhood policies in most EU member states, including early childhood education and care and parental leave.
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  • Fielding, M and Moss, P. (2010) Radical Education and the Common School: A Democratic Alternative. London: Routledge.
  • Cameron, C. and Moss, P. (eds) Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishing.
  • Bennett, J., Kaga, Y. and Moss, P. (2010) 'Caring and learning together: A cross-national study of integration of early childhood care and education within education' , Paris: UNESCO.
  • Moss, P. (2010) ''We cannot go on as we are; the educator in an education for survival'', Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 11, 1, 8-19
  • Moss, P. (2009) 'There Are Alternatives! Markets and Democratic Experimentalism in Early Childhood Education and Care.', The Hague: Bernard Van Leer Foundation
  • Moss, P. (Ed)  (2009) 'International review of leave policies and related research 2009 (employment relations research series No. 102),', London: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
  • Kamerman, S. and Moss, P. (eds) (2009) The Politics of Parental Leave Policies: Children, Gender, Parenting and the Labour Market),. Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Moss, P. (2008) ''What Future for the Relationship between Early Childhood Education and Care and Compulsory Schooling?'', Research in Comparative International Education, 3, 3, 224-234
  • Dahlberg, G. and Moss, P. (2008) ''Beyond quality in early childhood education and care'', CESifo DICE report, 6, 2, 21-26
  • Moss, P. (2008) ''Towards a New Public Education: making globalization work for all of us'', Child Development Perspectives, 2, 2, 114-119
  • Moss, P. (2007) ''Meeting across the paradigmatic divide'', Educational Philosophy and Theory, 39(3), 229-240