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Tracy Hayes, Dr

Senior Lecturer / Programme Lead for Youth and Community Work at Plymouth Marjon University

Tracy Ann Hayes is a convenor for the Nature, Outdoor Learning and Play Special Interest Group. In 2018 she was the recipient of the Anna Craft Creativities in Education Prize for her paper Responsive, responsible research.

Tracy is Senior Lecturer/Programme Lead for Youth and Community Work in the School of Education at Plymouth Marjon University. A qualified youth worker and community development professional, she has published for public, practitioner and academic audiences.

Tracy completed her transdisciplinary PhD with the University of Cumbria, awarded by Lancaster University in 2018. Her research explored the relationship that young people have with the natural environment. She takes a playfully narrative approach to her work, embracing creative methodologies, particularly reflexive auto/ethnography, creative non-fiction and story-telling. She enjoys being and playing outside.

Tracy Hayes's contributions

SIG Forum Meeting – Nature, Outdoor Learning and Play

22 Mar 2023 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Nature, Outdoor Learning and Play SIG annual meeting to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG and plans for 2023. This meeting will be hosted online, where you...

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