Ms Marie McQuade

  • Lecturer in Childhood Practice (School of Education)

email: Marie.McQuade@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: She/her/hers

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Biography

Marie McQuade is a lecturer in Childhood Practice at the University of Glasgow.

Prior to joining the University, Marie worked as a Policy Manager and Team Leader for the Scottish Government, spending time in the Early Learning and Childcare, and Mental Health Directorates developing and delivering government policy commitments.

Marie has considerable experience delivering professional learning services to early years, education, and out-of-school care practitioners with a specific focus on high-quality practice, family learning and leadership.

Earlier in her career, working across a variety of early years services and settings, including local authority, private and third sector, Marie supported the development and management of projects to deliver improved outcomes for children and families.

During this time, Marie completed the MEd in Childhood Practice with a research focus on early career leadership in the sector.

Research interests

Current research interests include:
- mentoring and leadership development within the childhood practice context;

- delivery of policies concerned with high quality school age childcare;

- and, screen education in the early years.

Publications

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2023

Black, E. , McQuade, M. and Orr, C. (2023) Awakening Practitioner Curiosity: Narrative Accounts of Postgraduate Learning. 31st EECERA Annual Conference, Estoril, Portugal, 30 August - 2 September 2023.

McQuade, M. and Black, E. (2023) This Is Me: Narrative Accounts of Postgraduate Learning Journeys. 49th International Conference on Improving University Teaching, 12-14 July 2023.

Abel, C., McQuade, M. and Orr, C. (2023) International perspectives on childcare provision and practice. In: Carroll, M. and Wingrave, M. (eds.) Childhood Practice: A Reflective and Evidence-based Approach. SAGE Publications: London, pp. 287-298. ISBN 9781529617986

McQuade, M. and Pollock, I. (2023) Personal, social and emotional development. In: Carroll, M. and Wingrave, M. (eds.) Childhood Practice: A Reflective and Evidence-based Approach. SAGE Publications: London. ISBN 9781529777765

McQuade, M. and Stewart, T. (2023) Working in partnership. In: Carroll, M. and Wingrave, M. (eds.) Childhood Practice: A Reflective and Evidence-based Approach. SAGE Publications: London. ISBN 9781529777765

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Book Sections

Abel, C., McQuade, M. and Orr, C. (2023) International perspectives on childcare provision and practice. In: Carroll, M. and Wingrave, M. (eds.) Childhood Practice: A Reflective and Evidence-based Approach. SAGE Publications: London, pp. 287-298. ISBN 9781529617986

McQuade, M. and Pollock, I. (2023) Personal, social and emotional development. In: Carroll, M. and Wingrave, M. (eds.) Childhood Practice: A Reflective and Evidence-based Approach. SAGE Publications: London. ISBN 9781529777765

McQuade, M. and Stewart, T. (2023) Working in partnership. In: Carroll, M. and Wingrave, M. (eds.) Childhood Practice: A Reflective and Evidence-based Approach. SAGE Publications: London. ISBN 9781529777765

Conference or Workshop Item

Black, E. , McQuade, M. and Orr, C. (2023) Awakening Practitioner Curiosity: Narrative Accounts of Postgraduate Learning. 31st EECERA Annual Conference, Estoril, Portugal, 30 August - 2 September 2023.

McQuade, M. and Black, E. (2023) This Is Me: Narrative Accounts of Postgraduate Learning Journeys. 49th International Conference on Improving University Teaching, 12-14 July 2023.

This list was generated on Mon May 27 12:34:11 2024 BST.

Supervision

I have supervised Masters students on the following topics:

  • Investigating the impact of parental involvement in children's development
  • Analysis of gender representation in STEM subjects - a literature review
  • Attitudes towards mental health education: an international students' perspective
  • Elite education in Chinese higher education and it's impact on students' leadership skills 
  • Home schooling in urban areas of China
  • How behaviourist, cognitive and constructive learning theories are used to guide adult education
  • The impact of family background on access to higher education in China 
  • Exploration of the effects of jigsaw learning methods on students' outcomes
  • English language teaching in China 
  • International comparisons of secondary education policy
  • Critical analysis of China's compulsory inclusive policy - a literature review

     

     

Teaching

I am course leader for:

BA CHILDHOOD PRACTICE

  • Taking Action and Making an Intervention
  • Standard for Childhood Practice
  • Leadership, Management and Professional Values

PGD CHILDHOOD PRACTICE

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Children and Childhood

MSc Educational Studies

  • Key Themes in Early Childhood Education and Care

Additional information

Member of Creative Scotland's Screen Education Advisory Group

Board member - Scottish Out of School Care Network

Member of SSSC Panel on Professional Learning

External Examiner - UHI:Perth (from September 2023)