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Mr Graham Jones

Mr Graham Jones

Senior Lecturer in Childhood and Family Studies

  • Email address
  • Phone number 01902 518415
  • Location Room WN303a Samuel Johnson Building University of Wolverhampton Walsall Campus Gorway Road Walsall WS1 3BD
  • Faculty Faculty of Education Health & Wellbeing
  • Institute Institute of Education
  • Areas of expertise

    §Childhood and Family Studies

I began work as a Senior Lecturer of Childhood and Family Studies in January 2014 and have been course leader for the BA(Hons) Childhood Studies course since Autumn 2015.  I module lead on the modules Introduction to Child Development, Child Development  and The Role of Play in Childhood.  I am a member of the Childhood, Youth and Families research cluster.  Before working at Wolverhampton University I qualified as a Secondary School teacher and worked for a number of years teaching A-Levels Psychology and Sociology. 


  • The transition from FE to HE
  • Foundation year of the degree
  • BSc(Hons) Applied Psychology and Sociology
  • PGCE Secondary, Social Sciences
  • MSc Psychology

Book Review: Miller, L. and Cameron, C. (2014) International Perspectives in the Early Years (eds). London: Sage.

Published in Educational Futures   Vol.7(1) January 2015, p94-95


Book Review:  Alloway, T.P. and Alloway R.G. (2015)  Understanding Working Memory (2nd ed.)  London: Sage.

Published in Educational Futures   Vol.7(2) March 2016, p70-72


 Book Chapter:  Edwards, T. and Jones, G. Chapter 9.  Post-16 education and issues of inclusion.

Published in  Brown, Z. (ed.) (2016)  Inclusive Education:  Perspectives on pedagogy, policy and practice.  Abingdon:  Routledge


Book Chapter: Jones, G. and Lyndon, H. Chapter 3. The Role of Play in Childhood. Published in Brown, Z.and Ward, S (eds) (2018) Contemporary Issues in Childhood: A Bioecological Approach. Abingdon:  Routledge

  • Teacher, secondary school.
  • Teacher, sixth form college (including roles of Second in Department, Head of Department, Assistant Director)