Marianne Schuepbach is an empirical researcher whose research focuses on extended education predominantly in Switzerland, school career transition: grade retention, school teaching and school at the Institute of Educational Science, University of Bern (CH). Since 2014 she is a chair in Primary Education at the Institute of Educational Science, University of Bamberg, Germany. In the last years she has carried out different studies funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation in the field of extended entry and multiprofessional collaboration in school and teaching. She received her PhD from University of Fribourg, Switzerland (CH) in 2004 and her Habilitation from University of Bern (CH) in 2009. From 2010 till 2014 she has been an assistant professor of research on teaching and school at the Institute of Educational Science, University of Bern (CH). Since 2014 she is a chair in Primary Education at the Institute of Educational Science, University of Bamberg, Germany. In the last years teaching and school at the Institute of Educational Science, University of Bern (CH).

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Daniel T Cook, PhD, Professor of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden, US. His work focuses on moral configurations of childhood. In particular, he explores the various ways in which tensions between “the child” and “the market” play themselves out in various sites of children’s consumer culture, such as advertising, food, rituals, clothing and media. Cook is Editor of Childhood. 

 

Ann-Carita Evaldsson PhD, Professor in Pedagogy, Uppsala universitet, Sverige. Evaldsson's research comprises children's interaction and peer language socialization, identity-work, multilingualism, affect and morality as socially situated and locally constituted phenomena embedded in cultural practices. She has carried out video-ethnographic research across educational settings with a focus on children's peer group interactions and adult-child interaction.

 

Kirstin Kerr, PhD, Senior lecturer in education at The University of Manchester and co-director for the Centre for Equity in Education. Main interests are in how groups of schools and wider stakeholders (professionals from other services and community members) can work together to improve outcomes for children, families and communities in disadvantaged neighborhoods.