Room WE135, New Education Building, Westwood Campus.
Nikita Hayden teaches the Researching Qualitatively in the Social Sciences module for students on the BA (Hons) Early Years Professional Studies course and also supervises student dissertations on this degree programme. In addition, Nikita teaches on the Widening Participation in Higher Education module for 2 + 2 BA (Hons) Social Studies students.
Nikita is currently studying her PhD in Education and Psychology in the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research at the University of Warwick. The research explores the educational and psychological outcomes of siblings of children with intellectual (learning) disability/autism using mixed research methods. Prior to this, Nikita studied an MSc at Birkbeck in their Department for Psychosocial Studies in Education, Power and Social Change and an LLB Law degree at Reading, and has conducted a number of qualitative studies exploring adult learning. Having worked for a number of years in widening participation to higher education, Nikita has extensive experience working with children and adults of all ages in a range of settings, including schools, colleges, pupil referral units, specialist provisions and community settings.