Department:School of Education & Social Care
Location: Distance learning
Areas of Expertise: Education and teaching
Before retiring in 2013 from full-time teaching Julia has had extensive practical and teaching experience spanning a 35 year period in nursing and early years education/childcare related provision.
Joining Anglia Ruskin University in 2004 Julia had been responsible as Course Leader, for the Foundation degree in Early Years, Playwork and Education (face-to-face, blended and online/ distance learning mode), which is delivered at Chelmsford and through Regional Partner Institutions. Julia was also awarded the University Fellowship Award for the quality of her teaching.
Online tutor for a range of Early Years and Childhood Studies related course modules
Such, C., Druce, J. and Jennings, H. (2011) 'Creating communities of practice and a sense of belonging' in T. Papatheodorou and J. Moyles (eds) (2012) Global Issues in Early Childhood, London: Sage
March 2010 - The Early Childhood Curriculum, Policy and Pedagogy In The 21st Century: An International Debate Conference, Anglia Ruskin University, Paper Presentation by C. Such & J.Druce entitled; Transformation of Early Years Provision using Discourses for Professional Development for Practitioners.