Who is involved?
At each partner university we have
someone with teaching expertise relating to childhood, and someone with
educational or staff development expertise.
Meet the team!
first project meeting, hosted by York St John University, November 2004
From the left Peter Hughes, Liz Shrives, Sue Robson, Mel Gibson, Peter
Hartley, Liz McDowell, Gweno Williams, Kay Sambell, John Issitt, Patsy
Cullen, Roger Clark
of the MEDAL project (Gweno Williams, Kay Sambell, Roger Clark and Mel
Gibson) visiting an exhibition at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle Upon
Tyne, July 2005. The exhibition was organised by Seven Stories:
The Centre for the Children's Book and celebrated the 50th anniversary
of the picture book character, Miffy. After the visit the team were joined
by other project members for a study day.
At the Steering Committee, March 2006:
(from left) Kay, Mel, Liz, Sue, Roger, Peter (taking photo: Pam).
Childhood Symposium - Dublin June 2006
From left to right: Gweno Williams, Roger Clark, Sue Robson, Mel Gibson,
Pam Knights, John Issitt, Kay Sambell
During their visit the Childhood Team met Valerie Coghlan (pictured 3rd
from left), Church of Ireleand College, Dublin. Valrie and her students
have collaborated with the MEDAL project.
Kay Sambell, Pam Knights
and Mel Gibson during the IS-SOTL conference, Washington DC,
at which they delivered two MEDAL papers, November 2006
Mel Gibson, Linda Graham, Pam Knights and Kay
Sambell during the IRSCL Conference, Kyoto, Japan 2007.