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Dianne Belcher-Hackett

Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies


Dianne Belcher-Hackett


Tel:  01473 338895

Dianne lectures across the Childhood Routes degrees. In 2014, Dianne graduated from University Campus Suffolk with a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood and Youth Studies, receiving the Best Dissertation of the Year Award. In 2015, she received her MA in Childhood and Youth Studies from University Campus Suffolk.

Teaching Responsibilities

Dianne is a module lead on a number of different subjects across the Childhood Degree routes.

For Early Childhood Studies:

  • Play and Creativity

For Early and Primary Education Studies

  • Sociology of Education
  • Diversity Rights and Equality

For Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies

  • Diversity Rights and Equality

Research Interests

Dianne’s research interests focus generally on sociological perspectives of Early Childhood and their online worlds. She is particularly interested in how very young children have their personal data collected, and shared, by those who care for them (parents, guardians, early years practitioners) in contrast with children’s rights and issues of consent.