Kerrie Lee

Kerrie Lee

Lecturer in Education with a specialism in Early Years and Early Childhood Studies

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education



• FdA (University of Lincoln)

• BA(hons) (University of Lincoln)

• MEd (University of Hull)

Kerrie is the Programme Director for the FdEd Early Childhood Studies and BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education and Care (Top-Up) and a lecturer in education with Early Years specialism. She is a member of the ESP research theme group and has previously worked with the Ferens Art Gallery and the development of the, Explore Art (Under 5s and Families Gallery) which received a high commendation award at the 2018 Museum and Heritage Awards for the ‘Project on a Limited Budget’ category. This consultation is ongoing and they are currently working on new exciting projects to support early years in the local museums and art galleries.

Kerrie joined the University in 2009 following 12 years’ experience as an Early Years practitioner and is in the School for Education. Her current role includes the Programme Directorship of both the Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies/Early Years Professional Practice 0-8s and the BA (hons) Early Childhood Education and Care (Top-Up). These programmes are designed to support working practitioners gain further qualification and are run as Blended Learning with evening provision. Kerrie has always been committed to supporting the development of Early Years workforce and has been involved in the development of all Early Years programmes at the University including producing the recent transformation of the Foundation and Top-Up degrees.


Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies/Early Years Professional Practice 0-8s

Early Child Development: Theory into Practice (level 4)

Action Research Project (level 5)

BA (hons) Early Childhood Education and Care (Top-Up)

International Perspectives in Early Childhood Education and Care (level 6)

Voice of the Child (level 6)

Dissertation – (level 6)

BA (hons) Early Childhood Studies

The Wonder Years: Early Child Development 0 – 8 (level 4)

Play Matters (level 4)


Early Childhood Education: Curricular and Pedagogical Debates

Research interests

Kerrie’s research and practice interests vary, broadly focusing on:

Supporting the Early Years Work Force

Creative approaches to supporting children’s development

The use of outdoor spaces for all age ranges

Celebration of heritage and culture

Postgraduate supervision

Supervisor for undergraduate and also for masters' students individual research projects.