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Jane Murray

Jane Murray was awarded the 2020 Anna Craft Creativities in Education Prize for the paper From’What does gallery mean?’ to ‘Art galleries, I love them!’: Children’s views of ‘culture’ introduced to their primary curriculum. Jane is Co-Director of the Centre for Education and Research at the University of Northampton. She was a primary and early childhood teacher before moving to work in higher education where she has taught and led on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and she supervises PhD candidates in the field of Education. Jane has worked with government education departments and ministries in Bhutan, Ethiopia, Georgia, Estonia and the UK. She is an educational researcher specialising in learner-led pedagogy, social inclusion and young children’s engagements as researchers, including the Young Children Are Researchers project. Jane has published extensively in the field of Education and she is Editor of the International Journal of Early Years Education. Her research profile ranges from small scale neighbourhood projects to large scale international studies, including work for Northampton Leisure Trust, The National Gallery, the European Commission and UNICEF. Jane is currently working on several funded projects, including a collaborative arts education project supported by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Jane Murray's contributions

Anna Craft Creativities in Education Prize 2020

BERA Creativities SIG Co-convenors: Associate Professor Kerry Chappell, Dr Jo Trowsdale & Dr Victoria Kinsella are delighted to announce that the Anna Craft Prize for 2020 has been awarded to Jane...

News28 Oct 2020