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Liz Chesworth, Dr

Senior Lecturer in early childhood education at University of Sheffield

Liz Chesworth is a Senior Lecturer in early childhood education at the University of Sheffield. Liz’s research focuses upon contemporary play cultures and dynamic approaches to curriculum in early childhood. In recent years she has led two funded projects in which she collaborated with early years educators to identify strategies for curriculum decision-making that are responsive to young children’s diverse interests and lived experiences. Her research on curriculum has received national and international attention and has led to invited keynote presentations and consultancy work. Liz is a co-investigator on international research funded by the Lego Foundation which aims to identify the ways in which children’s well-being is related to their everyday digital play experiences at home.

Liz Chesworth's contributions