Jane Malcolm (PhD student)

Thesis title: Love, passion and professionalism


Professional/teaching experience

  • Full time lecturer at Edinburgh College - Health and Wellbeing Team - Childhood Practice
  • Nursery Manager for 11 years


BA Childhood Studies

MSc Childhood Studies

Teaching Qualification in Further Education

Postgraduate teaching

Lecturer in Childhood Practice - Edinburgh College

Research summary

Childhood Practice

Current research interests

Love, Passion and Professionalism: The Early Years Lead Professional

Past research interests

Participation of Children aged 0 - 3 in the daily life of an Early Years Setting (Msc Childhood Practice Dissertation)

I currently work for the National Day Nurseries Association as their Policy Manager for Scotland. I work alongside a number of other member organisations and closely with the Scottish Government, My role is to be the voice of the private nurseries who are our members and to work closely with the Scottish Government and other stakeholders to ensure the best outcome for our members and ultimately to provide good quality childcare for children and families.