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Playful learning around the world (2021)
Book Chapter
Chicken, S., & Whitehouse, S. (in press). Playful learning around the world. In Play: A guide through the maze. (1). London: SAGE

Creativity within the foundation phase curriculum: A risky business? (2019)
Journal Article
Chicken, S. (2020). Creativity within the foundation phase curriculum: A risky business?. Education 3-13, 48(6), 733-745. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2019.1646298

Whilst creative behaviours are viewed as twenty-first century competencies [Davies, L.M., L.D. Newton, and D.P. Newton. 2017. “Creativity As a Twenty-First-Century Competence: An Exploratory Study of Provision and Reality.” Education 3–13, 879–891.],... Read More about Creativity within the foundation phase curriculum: A risky business?.

Children’s rights in early years education in Wales (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Murphy, A., Chicken, S., Tyrie, J., Sarwar, S., Waters, J., Williams, J., …Clement, J. (2018, June). Children’s rights in early years education in Wales. Poster presented at Welsh Government and the British Educational Research Association conference, ‘The future of educational research in Wales’., Cardiff, Wales

An exploration of the enactment of children's rights in Welsh Foundation Phase settings

‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’ An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary context (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Chicken, S. (2015, September). ‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’ An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary context

Chicken. S (2015) ‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’ An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary contexts, EECERA, Barcelona University, Spain, September 2015

‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’: An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary contexts (2014)
Thesis
Chicken, S. ‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’: An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary contexts. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis explores the pedagogical practices signified by the pedagogical term ‘project;’ which have traditionally been associated with enquiry based progressive ways of working with young children aimed at facilitating levels of both child and te... Read More about ‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’: An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary contexts.

Through a different lens: Exploring Reggio Emilia in a Welsh context (2010)
Journal Article
Maynard, T., & Chicken, S. (2010). Through a different lens: Exploring Reggio Emilia in a Welsh context. Early Years, 30(1), 29-39. https://doi.org/10.1080/09575140903443000

In Wales, concerns about the perceived over-formalisation of young children's educational experiences led to the introduction of a Foundation Phase Framework for children aged three to seven years that advocates a more holistic, play-based approach.... Read More about Through a different lens: Exploring Reggio Emilia in a Welsh context.

Through a different lens (2007)
Presentation / Conference
Maynard, T., & Chicken, S. (2007, May). Through a different lens. Presented at Neath/Port Talbot Annual Teacher Conference, Copthorne Hotel, Culverhouse Cross

Neath /Port Talbot Teacher Conference

Through a different lens: Exploring Reggio in a Welsh Context (2007)
Presentation / Conference
Maynard, T., & Chicken, S. (2007, May). Through a different lens: Exploring Reggio in a Welsh Context. Presented at Neath /Port Talbot Annual Teacher Conference, Copthorne Hotel, Culverhouse Cross

Neath /Port Talbot Teacher Conference, May 2007