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Ms Tyrrell Golding

Profile summary

  • Central Academic Staff
  • Senior Lecturer in Education (Youth Work)
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
  • Childhood, Youth and Sport
  • tyrrell.golding

Professional biography

I am Associate Head of School - Curriculum & Quality for the School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport (ECYS) having previously been Head of Qualifications (Undergraduate) Childhood and Youth at the Open University, which includes the BA (Hons) in Youth Work with JNC and BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies. I am also Deputy Associate Dean (Curriculum) for the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies.  I have been a full-time academic at the university since March 2011. Prior to this I was a Senior Lecturer in Youth and Community Work at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.

I came in to higher education after a career in Community Education, Community Development and Youth Work and became a lecturer to support those wishing to enter this field of work and those already working in the field. I have worked 'with' people throughout my career and through every life stage, though I am particularly passionate about work with young and older people.  I am passionate about volunteering.

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For updates on the Faculty:

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And not forgetting our brilliant OUSA REP:

@OusaWELS

Research interests

I am in my final year of an EdD researching adult motivations for volunteering in work with young people.

I look forward to sharing my findings soon.

Teaching interests

I have been involved in the production of many modules in the Working with Young People qualifications as follows:

E108 - Working with Young People: An Introduction

  • Author: Study Topic 4 - Understanding Young People and their communities
  • Co-Author: LGBT Youth Scotland audio-visual materials
  • Co-Author: Reader Chapter - Curran, S and Golding, T (2013) 'Crossing the boundaries? Working informally in formal setting' in Curran, S., Harrison, R. and Mackinnon, D. eds. (2013)  Working with Young People, 2nd. ed., London, Sage

E118 - Introduction to Working with Young People in practice

  • 2011 - present: Module Chair in presentation
  • 2013 - 2015: Module Chair in production
  • Co-Author: Study Guide 1 - Introduction to Working with young people in practice
  • Co-Author: Study Guide 2 - Working with young people in context
  • Co-Author: Study Guide 5 - Reflecting on working with young people in practice
  • Co-Author: Open Learn Unit Professional relationships with young people

E318 - Youth: Policy in Practice

  • Author: Unit 15: The voluntary–statutory relationship: integration, partnership and commissioning
  • Author: Block 5 - Preparing for Your Further Professional Development

Impact and engagement

Throughout 2015-2016 worked as an Academic Advisor on the most recent Child of our Time programme which was aired in April 2017.  For more information about the Child of our Time series please follow this link.

I was an Academic Advisor on the BBC2 Co-Production The Great NHS Experiment  broadcast during September 2019.

Research Activity

Research groups

NameTypeParent Unit
CREET: Educational Studies Research ClusterClusterFaculty of Education and Language Studies

Publications

The Short Guide to working with Children and Young People (2013-02-20)
Conradie, Liesl and Golding, Tyrrell
Short Guide Series
ISBN : 978-1-44730-023-6 | Publisher : Policy Press | Published : Bristol
Crossing the boundaries? Working informally in formal settings (2013)
Curran, Sheila and Golding, Tyrrell
In: Curran, Sheila; Harrison, Roger and Mackinnon, Donald eds. Working with Young People (2nd ed) (pp. 125-136)
ISBN : 978-1-4462-7328-9 | Publisher : Sage | Published : London
Female volunteers and youth work: education, emancipation or society? (2014-06)
Golding, Tyrrell
In : Fourth Youth and Policy Thinking Seriously Conference: Thinking Afresh: Feminism and Youth Work (10-11 Jun 2014, Leeds, UK)
Real lives, imagined futures: stories of participation and progression through the Open University professional qualification in youth work (2012-10-31)
Golding, Tyrrell; Harrison, Roger and Harrison, Stephen
In : Developing Internships and Work Based Learning Opportunities for Mature Students: Creating Opportunities and Raising Aspirations (31 Oct 2012, Milton Keynes, UK)
Real lives, imagined futures: stories of participation and progression through the Open University professional qualification in Youth Work (2012-08-30)
Curran, Sheila and Golding, Tyrrell
In : International Conference on Youth Work and Youth Studies (28-30 Aug 2012, Glasgow, UK)
Moving from the periphery to the centre: promoting conversation and developing communities of practice in online environments’ (2012-07)
Curran, Sheila and Golding, Tyrrell
In : Renewing the tradition: sustaining and sustainable communities through informal education (9-11 Jul 2012, Brathay Hall, Cumbria)

News

New nursing apprenticeship to boost healthcare in prisons

A new nursing apprenticeship is set to boost healthcare in prisons and support healthcare assistants to carve out careers in one of the most challenging and rewarding sectors of healthcare.

12th September 2019
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