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Dr Aaron Bradbury

Dr Aaron Bradbury is the Principal Lecturer for Early Years and Childhood Learning and Development, Psychology, Special Educational Needs, and Inclusion) and Early Childhood Studies at Nottingham Trent University. Aaron is a published author on early childhood theories and child development and is leading a joint research project with academic colleagues from NTU and UPSI in Malaysia focusing on Early Years Policy. 

Aaron is a Member of the Coalition for the Early Years on the Birth to Five Matters Non-Statutory Guidance for the EYFS and chaired and written the Equalities and Inclusion section with colleagues in the sector. He is involved in many national early childhood groups and is also a consultant on many aspects of early years and child development. Aaron has spoken as a keynote speaker both nationally and internationally on contemporary issues within the early childhood sector and has a passion for making the voice of the child, nurturing through a diverse lens and pioneers of early childhood the foreground of practice.

He is currently researching on Early Childhood workforce development and has a project called “Reconceptualising the third teacher: A study of trainee experiences of work-based learning on level 3 early years programmes.