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Dr David Littlefair

Associate Professor

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

David Littlefair

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  • Experiences of men in the minority: understanding men’s sense of belonging studying primary education, nursing and social work in higher education, Grimshaw, L., Jackson, S., Littlefair, D., Melling, A. 2 Jan 2024, In: Journal of Further and Higher Education
  • Pupil Voice in Physical Education and the desire for (in)visibility, Littlefair, D., Jopling, M., Kelly, N. 9 May 2024, In: Sport, Education and Society
  • The Contribution of Teacher Education to universities: a case study for international teacher educators, Hoult, E., Durrant, J., Holme, R., Lewis, C., Littlefair, D., McCloskey-Martinez, M., Oberholzer, L. 1 Mar 2024, In: Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice
  • Born Free: How to create a School, Littlefair, D., Barker, L., Million, C., Khatib, M. 20 Jun 2023, In: Journal of the European Teacher Education Network
  • Engaging authentic pupil voice in schools, Littlefair, D. 9 Jun 2023, Establishing Child Centred Practice in a Changing World, Part B, Bingley, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
  • Friendship interventions for children with neurodevelopmental needs: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Cordier, R., Parsons, L., Wilkes-Gillan, S., Cook, M., McCloskey-Martinez, M., Graham, P., Littlefair, D., Kent, C., Speyer, R. 14 Dec 2023, In: PLoS One
  • How can academics remove barriers for the most excluded? A call for advocacy from lived experience in the UK and Ireland, Efemini, C., Forster, N., Gallagher, M., Hardill, I., Heslop, K., Littlefair, D., Marsden, N., Meller, S., Toyne, A., O’Tuama, S., Johnson, M. 16 Nov 2023, In: Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning
  • Document Analysis, Rapley, T., Ardron, K., Littlefair, D., Mulholland, K., Jenkings, K. 1 Nov 2022, International Encyclopedia of Education, Elsevier
  • Navigating Cultural Diversity to Engage Chinese Teachers in Best Practice Professional Development., Littlefair, D., Clifford Swan, J., Hudson, K. 31 Oct 2022, International Environments and Practices of Higher Education., Bingley, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
  • What makes school/university partnerships effective? An investigation into the relationship between a teacher training school and a university in England, Clifford Swan, J., Hudson, K., Littlefair, D. May 2022, In: School-University Partnerships

  • Sophie Johnson : Developing Classical philosophy teaching for primary schools as a means of enhancing self-efficacy in left-behind communities. Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Fiona Nicholls A School Participation and Connectedness Intervention for Neurodivergent Children in Mainstream English Primary Schools. Start Date: 01/10/2023

  • Education PhD October 25 2021
  • Education MA (Hons) September 08 1994
  • Physics BSc (Hons) September 01 1986
  • Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy PFHEA 2018
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015


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