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Tyrrell Golding's OpenLearn Profile

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Profile: Tyrrell Golding

Tyrrell Golding

About me

Tyrrell is Associate Head of School - Curriculum & Quality for the School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sports having previously been Head of Qualifications (Undergraduate) Childhood and Youth at the Open University, which includes the BA (Hons) in Youth Work with JNC and BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies. She has been a full-time academic at the university since March 2011. Prior to this she was a Senior Lecturer in Youth and Community Work at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.

Tyrrell came in to higher education after a career in Community Education, Community Development and Youth Work and became a lecturer to support those wishing to enter this field of work and those already working in the field. She has worked 'with' people throughout my career and through every life stage, though she particularly passionate about work with young and older people.

Tyrrell is interested in lifelong learning.  Her EdD Thesis entitled 'Volunteering and Lifelong Learning: An exploration of adult motivation to volunteer in work with young people in England' is just one way in which she is exploring how adults learn informally as well as formally.


Tyrrell Golding's research

Tyrrell Golding (2014-06) Female volunteers and youth work: education, emancipation or society?, In Fourth Youth and Policy Thinking Seriously Conference: Thinking Afresh: Feminism and Youth Work

Liesl Conradie and Tyrrell Golding (2013-02-20) The Short Guide to working with Children and Young People, Policy Press

Sheila Curran and Tyrrell Golding (2013) Crossing the boundaries? Working informally in formal settings, Sage

Tyrrell Golding, Roger Harrison and Stephen Paul Harrison (2012-10-31) Real lives, imagined futures: stories of participation and progression through the Open University professional qualification in youth work, In Developing Internships and Work Based Learning Opportunities for Mature Students: Creating Opportunities and Raising Aspirations

Sheila Curran and Tyrrell Golding (2012-08-30) Real lives, imagined futures: stories of participation and progression through the Open University professional qualification in Youth Work, In International Conference on Youth Work and Youth Studies

Sheila Curran and Tyrrell Golding (2012-07) Moving from the periphery to the centre: promoting conversation and developing communities of practice in online environments’, In Renewing the tradition: sustaining and sustainable communities through informal education

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