'Teaching Children 3 - 11: A Student's Guide is a great overview guide to the most important elements that you need to know about for teaching in the Primary and Early Years phase. It's an easy to read starter text with well thought through references to other work so that the reader is guided through the plethora of literature'
- Sara Bubb
'This book has something for all students, combining theory with useful, practical advice. Issues I know students often find challenging, such as behaviour management, making the most of the tutor's visit and working with other adults are all included... a worthwhile investment for students on any ITT course'
- Child Education
Anne D. Cockburn is a Professor Emeritus in Early Years Education at the University of East Anglia (UEA). She was educated in Edinburgh before reading Psychology at the University of St Andrews. Subsequently, she trained to be a primary teacher and taught in Scotland. In 1979, she became a Research Fellow at the University of Lancaster, working with Neville Bennett and Charles Desforges. Her PhD was completed in 1986 at the UEA. Following a period of working as a researcher, she took up her first lectureship at UEA in 1989. She became an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society in 1994. Initially Anne's teaching focused on pre-service teacher education (BA and PGCE), gradually extending to in-service courses (BPhil and MA) and research (PhD and EdD). Throughout, she continued with her own research, with many of the catalysts for her investigations stemming from the needs and interests of professional practitioners and those with whom they work. More recently, she also started working with MA counselling students. Anne has examined doctoral theses, undergraduate and postgraduate courses at universities across the United Kingdom, Australia and Norway. She was a member of the Economic and Social Research Council Board of Examiners for studentships (2002–2005).