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Hilary Fabian

 

 

Hilary Fabian is programme leader for the BA (Hons) Primary QTS and BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies programmes at the North East Wales Institute. She has taught young children in the London Boroughs of Hillingdon and Harrow; with the Service Children's Education Authority in Germany; in Buckinghamshire and in Shropshire. From 1991 to 2000 she was a senior lecturer at the Manchester Metropolitan University where she was course leader for the Early Years Continuing Professional Development programmes. From 2000 to 2002 she taught at The University of Edinburgh. She has been an NPQH and SQH assessor, a Registered Nursery Inspector and an education consultant for the British Forces 'Counterpoint' radio programme. She has an MSc degree in Education Management where her dissertation explored staff induction. Her PhD thesis, books and journal publications reflect her interest in transitions, particularly children starting school, and the management of induction to new settings.

Research Interests:
 

managing the start of school;
mobile populations and turbulence in school;
managing staff induction

 

Recent Publications:
 

Fabian, H. (2004). Transitions in Wales: Foundation Phase to Key Stage 2l. OMEP Updates Summer 2004, pp2-4.

Fabian, H. (2004). Moving on. Paper presented on the 14th European Conference on Quality in Early Childhood Education (EECERA), Malta

Fabian, H. (2003) 'Young Children Changing Schools: Disruption or Opportunity?' in European Early Childhood Education Research Journal Themed Monograph Series 'Transitions' No. 1, pp. 99-107.

Fabian, H. (2003). Starting School for Children from Dysfunctional Families. Paper presented on the 13th European Conference on Quality in Early Childhood Education (EECERA), Edinburgh

Fabian, H. (2002) Children Starting School. London: David Fulton Publishers.

Fabian, H. (2002) "Inter-conneXions" ‘Interconnexions’ was presented as a parallel session at the ‘Progress with Purpose’ conference on March 18th 2002 in Edinburgh.

Fabian, H. (2002) Learning Inside Out. Paper presented on the 12th European Conference on Quality in Early Childhood Education (EECERA), Cyprus

Fabian, H. (2001) Pupil mobility: stories of turbulence. Paper presented on the 11th European Conference on Quality in Early Childhood Education (EECERA), Holland

Fabian, H. and Dunlop, A. W. A. (Eds) (2002) Transitions in the Early Years. London: Routledge Falmer Publishers.

Fabian, H. (2002) 5-14 Support Series: Contextualised Learning for 5-8-year-olds. Glasgow: Learning + Teaching Scotland.
http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/earlyyears/publications/ltscotland/learning3to5.asp

Fabian, H. (2000) "Small Steps to Starting School", International Journal of Early Years Education. June. 8(2).

Fabian, H. (2000) "A Seamless Transition?" Paper presented on the 10th European Conference on Quality in Early Childhood Education (EECERA), London 29th of August - 1st of September 2000.

Fabian, H. (2000) Empowering Children for Transitions Paper presented on the 10th European Conference on Quality in Early Childhood Education (EECERA), London 29th of August - 1st of September 2000.1

Fabian, H. (1996) "Children Starting School: Parents in Partnership", Mentoring and Tutoring,4(1). Summer 1996, pp. 12 - 22.

 







 



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