Dr Sandra Lyndon

Reader in Childhood and Social Policy

Sandra Lyndon


PG Cert Teaching and Learning; MSc Educational Psychology; MSc Experimental Psychology; PGCE Primary Education; BA (Hons) Sociology and Politics

Sandra Lyndon is a Reader in Childhood and Social Policy in the Department of Childhood, Social Work and Social Care at the University of Chichester. She is the programme leader for the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Level 6 programme and teaches on the BA (Hons) and Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies. She has extensive experience working with children and families in the early years.

As a qualified primary school teacher she taught in a range of settings including a Children and Families Centre where she supported children with complex needs.

After completing her training to be an Educational Psychologist she worked for a number of years with West Sussex Educational Psychology Service. Sandra’s specialist interest is child poverty. She is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Education at the University of Sussex researching narratives of poverty in early childhood.

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