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Dr Caroline Jones


Dr Caroline Jones

Honorary Associate Fellow

Visiting Academic, Early Years Programmes

caroline dot jones at warwick dot ac dot uk

Dr Caroline Jones is an honorary teaching fellow on the Early Years Programmes at the Centre for Lifelong Learning.

Caroline has worked in a variety of roles, at the University of Warwick since 1994 and was rec

ently appointed as an Honorary Associate Fellow. She started her career teaching in special and mainstream primary schools and went on to study her Masters and PhD in Education, at Warwick. Caroline has worked closely with the DfE in the development and delivery of Early Years Foundation and Early Childhood Studies Degrees. She was the Course Director of the FdA and BA in Early Years Professional Studies, in CLL, from 2001 to 2015. She also lectures on M.A. programmes and supervises Ph.D students. Caroline is an honorary lifelong, founder member of the Foundation Degree National Network and a Visiting Professor at the University of Ibn Zohr in Morocco. Her research and publications include works on inclusion, early childhood education, leadership and special educational policy. She established her own group of nurseries in 1989, and is a former nursery inspector. Caroline continues to share her expertise at a national and international level providing advice and support in developing countries.

Relevant publications

Jones, C. (2019 in print) Challenging the Intersection between Policy and Pedagogy: Critical Reflections from England and Morocco in Reed, M. and Fleet, A. (eds) Early Years Pedagogy. Vol. 6 London, Routledge.
Jones, C. (2018 in print) Listening to children with special educational needs - no-one ever listens to me, not even my daddy; in Reed, M and Fleet, A. (eds) Early Years Pedagogy. Vol. 2 London, Routledge.
Jones, C. & Symeonidou, S. (2017): The Hare and the Tortoise: a comparative review of the drive towards inclusive education policies in England and Cyprus, International Journal of Inclusive Education.
Jones C. (2017) Reflective Practices in Children’s Centre Leader Reader, January 2017.
Jones, C. (2016) Making Exclusion Visible in Children’s Centre Leader Reader October 2016.
Jones, C, and Dallal, J. (2016) Work-Based Learning in Trodd, L. (ed) Early Years Handbook, London, Routledge.
Jones, C. (2015) Language of Special Educational Needs, Lessons from the Past in Reed, M. and Walker, R. (eds) A Critical Companion to Early Childhood, London, Sage.
Jones, C. (2014) Reflective Practice in Waller, T. and Davis G. (eds) An Introduction to Early Childhood Studies, London, Sage.
Jones, C. and Pound, L. (2010) in Miller,L., Cable, C. and Goodliff G. (eds) Working With Children in the Early Years, London, Open University/Routledge.
Jones, C. (2010) Inspecting and Evaluating the Quality and Standards of Early Years and Childcare Provision in Pugh, G. and Duffy, B. (eds) Contemporary Issues in the Early Years, 5th Edition, London, Sage.
Jones, C. and Pound, L. (2008) Leadership and Management in the Early Years: Principles to Practice, Buckingham, Mc Graw Hill/OUP.
Jones, C. (2008) Foundation Degree Student Voices in Miller, L. and Cable, C. (eds) Developing Professionalism in the Early Years.
Jones, C. and Leverett, S. (2008) Policy into Practice: Assessment, Evaluation and multi-agency working with children Multi Agency Working in Foley, P. and Rixon, A. (eds) Changing Children’s Services: working and learning together, Bristol, The Policy Press/Open University.
Jones, C. (2004) Supporting Inclusion in the Early Years, Open University Press.
Jones, C. (2008) Multi-Agency Working: rhetoric or reality? in Paige-Smith, A. and Craft A. Developing Reflective Practice in the Early Years, Maidenhead, OUP/ Mc Graw Hill.