Tina Bruce is an honorary visiting professor at Roehampton University.
She works as a consultant with Local Authorities and a diverse range of early years settings.
originally trained at the Froebel Educational Institute
as a primary teacher with emphasis on 3-7 years and has taught in both special and mainstream school contexts.
She was head of the Froebel Research Nursery School and gained her Masters degree at the Froebel Educational Institute.
She has worked with British Council in New Zealand and Egypt.
has published many books and articles and was resident expert for the Radio 4 series 'Tuning into Children.' She
is founding editor of 'Early Childhood Practice: the Journal for Multi-Professional Partnerships'
, which is now in its tenth year.
She was appointed to be a member of the working parties in England which developed The 'Curriculum Guidance for the Foundation Stage' (QCA/DfEE, 2000), the 'Birth to Three Matters Framework' (DfES, 2002) and the Foundation Stage Profile (QCA/DfES, 2003).
She was appointed by the Minister for Children, Families and Young People as a member of the Early Years Advisory Group in 1999.
The group reports direct to the Minister and the DCSF.