Gemma Ryder

Dr Gemma Ryder

Senior Lecturer

Department of Early Childhood & Education , School Of Education And Communities

Dr Gemma M. Ryder is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Communities, specialising in early childhood. She teaches on the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate early childhood programmes.


  • Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD)
  • CMI Level 5 Award Management Coaching and Mentoring
  • Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA England)
  • PGCert Learning and Teaching in HE
  • MA Early Years Professional Practice
  • Early Years Professional Status

Areas Of Interest

  • Birth to Three Years Age Group
  • Early Childhood Leadership and Workforce Development
  • Early Childhood Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Prosocial Behaviour and Development


The last four years of publications can be viewed below. 

Full publications list

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