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Yinka Olusoga, Dr

Lecturer at University of Sheffield

Dr Yinka Olusoga is a lecturer in education and Course Director of the BA in Education, Culture and Childhood at the University of Sheffield. Her research and teaching focus on discourses and histories of childhood, play and education. She engages in critical work with historical and archival material, examining intersecting discursive constructions of social class, gender and race. She also researches environments for children’s play, creative engagement and digital literacies, and the inter-generational co-construction of play and storytelling. Yinka is a co-investigator for The Play Observatory, an ESRC-funded project examining children’s play experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, data from which will establish an archive for future researchers.

Yinka Olusoga's contributions

Playful Learning and Curriculum

Play has a vital role in helping us live happy and healthy lives. Engaging the imagination in playful learning is crucial in helping us make sense of things, and in fostering the creativity and...

Children in forest looking at leaves as a researcher together with the magnifying glass.

Past event13 Mar 2023Virtual

Playful Learning and Curriculum

Play has a vital role in helping us live happy and healthy lives. Engaging the imagination in playful learning is crucial in helping us make sense of things, and in fostering the creativity and...

Video13 Mar 2023

Sensory Histories and Sensory Pedagogies

Online registration for this event has now closed, to register please email events@bera.ac.uk #BERA_History @BERANews This webinar will bring together historians of education working with...

Past event16 Jul 2021

Sensory Histories and Sensory Pedagogies

This webinar will bring together historians of education working with sensory history approaches and history educators who employ sensory pedagogies in their teaching practice. It will explore the...

Video16 Jul 2021