Thamara Bulmer

Thamara Bulmer

Lecturer /Program Director, BA Early Childhood Studies

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education


  • MA
  • EdD (University of Sheffield)


Thamara has worked in a variety of educational settings for more than 25 years.

She has been a lecturer and Program Director at the University since 2014 and delivers modules for the BA Early Childhood Studies programme in Hull and in Hong Kong.

Thamara is a trained level 3 Forest School practitioner. She is currently studying towards her Doctorate in Early Childhood.

Previously, she worked with young children and families in early years settings as well as with the Educational Social Work Service in North Yorkshire where she worked closely with primary schools, nurseries, Sure Start centres and families.

Research interests

Thamara is currently researching Parental values and the impact of these values on the choices parents make for their children, this is an international study undertaken in Hong Kong

External examiner role

Oxford Brookes University

2019 - 2023

To review marked and moderated work online, usually twice a year. Attend appropriate examination committee meetings (Spring – early July ) I give my formal assent to the recommendations of the examination committee Submission of an annual report on the University template (July/August), providing comments on the standards of marking, and other aspects of teaching, learning and assessment, for the programme team to act on during the following year. Giving feedback regarding their associated colleges

Membership/Fellowship of professional body



The Early Childhood Studies Degree Network supports students in their development of graduate and post graduate education and research in the field of early Childhood Studies