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Natalia Kucirkova is Professor of Early Childhood Education and Development at the University of Stavanger, Norway and Professor of Reading and Children’s Development at The Open University, UK. Natalia’s work is concerned with social justice in children’s literacy and use of technologies. She is the founder of the International Collective of Children’s Digital Books that connects research and design in children’s e-books and literacy apps and Chair of the Children’s Digital Book Award that is the first award judged entirely by teachers. Her research takes place collaboratively across academia, commercial and third sectors.

On this week’s episode Natalia speaks to Nick Johnson (BERA chief executive) on adapting literature to make it more personal for children.

In this Episode

Nick Johnson

Chief Executive Officer at BERA

Nick has been the Chief Executive Officer at BERA since April 2012. He has a considerable background of management and advising on strategic direction in organisations concerned with public policy. Between 2004-7, he was the Director of Policy...

Natalia Kucirkova

University of Stavanger / Open University (UK)

Natalia Kucirkova is professor of early childhood education and development at the University of Stavanger, Norway and professor of reading and children’s development at the Open University, UK. Natalia’s work is concerned with social justice...