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Samantha Sutton-Tsang

Senior Lecturer in Centre for Children & Families

Institute of Education

Contact Details


tel: 01905 855398

Samantha Sutton-Tsang is a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies within the Institute of Education. Samantha currently lectures on the BA (hons) Early Childhood Professional Practice and the top up degree, Integrated Working with Children and Families, and Early Year Initial Teacher Training (EYITT). She also works closely with other members of the Centre for Early Childhood on the Foundation Degree in Early Years, working in partnership, delivering Higher Education with local colleges.

Before joining the Centre for Early Childhood at the University of Worcester, Samantha taught in an FE college delivering Early Years and Health and Social Care programmes. Whilst at the college, Samantha was also course leader and taught on the Foundation Degree in Early Years, to enable students on Early Years pathways to progress onto Higher Education within the FE college.

Samantha is a qualified teacher having previously taught in primary schools, working with children in the Foundation Stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2. In addition to primary education, she has worked in a range of early years settings during her training and undergraduate studies at the University of Worcester.


BA (hons) Early Childhood Studies with Education Studies

PGCE Primary Teaching specialising in Advanced Early Years


MA Education

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Research interests:

Technology Enhanced Learning in supporting alternative modes of study, widening participation and making Higher Education accessible to non-traditional learners

The transition from Further Education to Higher Education: student and lecturer perspectives

Working in partnership Further Education Colleges and Higher Education Institutes

ICT and children as learners


Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Member: Training, Advancement and Co-operation in Teaching Young Children (TACTYC)





Hodgkins, A. and Sutton-Tsang, S. (2015) Making Practice Visible: The Impact of the FdA in Early Years. Symposium presented at BECERA conference, MAC Birmingham February 2015.



External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities