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Dr Caroline Jones

Caroline JonesAssociate Fellow (Foundation Degree in Early Years, BA Degree in Early Childhood)

Room 0.14, Lifelong Learning Building, Westwood Campus


Dr Caroline Jones is a part-time Associate Fellow in CLL. She started her career as a teacher in mainstream primary and special education, working across the Midlands area for 15 years. Caroline first joined the University in 1994 as a part -time associate tutor on the Warwick undergraduate teacher-training programme (BA QTS). She taught on a variety of programmes and assumed responsibility for the Early Years Foundation Degree when it was introduced in 2001. She is a founder member of the National SEFDEY Network and former Chair of the Midlands Region.

Her key research interests are Leadership and Professional Development in Early Childhood Education, and Special Educational Needs. She has published a number of articles and chapters in edited books. Caroline’s most well known publications are Supporting Inclusion in the Early Years (2004) and Leadership and Management in the Early Years: Principles to Practice (2008). Caroline is active in research and in consultancy abroad. She owns two early years settings and is committed to collaborative working with local authorities and developing partnerships with local schools and early years settings.