Nyree-Anne Nicholson

Nyree Nicholson teaches across the three pathways on the Professional Studies Foundation and Honours Degrees. She joined Bishop Grosseteste University in 2015. Prior to this Nyree worked as a Programme Leader within another Higher Education intuition. Nyree worked with the Early Years Sector for eleven years also working as a foster carer for twenty years. Teaching Nyree teaches on the Foundation and Honours Degrees across the Professional Studies pathways. Her teaching interests include all aspects of early childhood development. Nyree has a particular interest in Early Years research, collaborative practice, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and the Early Years Practitioner’s role planning and assessment within the Early Years Foundation Stage. Nyree is also interested in how the practitioner develops their own professional identity through experience and education.

Nyree’s research interests focusses predominantly on language difficulties in early childhood. The focus of her PhD is examining the experiences of early years practitioners of supporting children identified at two-years-old with additional language needs.

Nyree is currently a member of a steering committee for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities within her home town.