Lone joined Bath Spa University in March 2007 as a lecturer and Course Leader on the Early Years Professional Status Programme. She has over 20 years' experience as a Nursery and Early Years teacher in South Africa, Denmark, Hong Kong and England, as well as in Further Education on the Early Years Foundation degree. She is currently Senior Lecturer on education and early years modules in Education Studies.
Her research interests are in early childhood literacy and symbolic representations, with a particular interest in the diverse ways in which young children make meaning.
- PhD Bath Spa University
- MA Ed The Open University.
- Advanced Diploma in Education (Child Development), The Open University
- Certificate in Professional Studies in Education (EEL), University of Worcester
- Postgraduate Certificate in Researh Methods, University of Worcester.
- Early Education (BAECE)
- United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA)
- European Early Childhood Research Association (EECERA)
- Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA).
- Early Childhood, Early Literacy.
I recently completed my PhD at Bath Spa University. The Title of my thesis is 'Literacy on the Edge: three to eight year-olds make meaning.'
Research and academic outputs
Learning on field trips and study visits: disrupting assumptions through listening, observation and reflection
Hattingh, L (2017) 'Learning on field trips and study visits: disrupting assumptions through listening, observation and reflection.' In: Hordern, J and Simon, C, eds. Placements and work-based learning in education studies: an introduction for students. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 79-86. ISBN 9781138839069
Rose, J and Hattingh, L (2014) 'Young children as scientists, designers and technologists: theories of learning.' In: Davies, D, Howe, A, Collier, C, Digby, R, Earle, S and McMahon, K, eds. Teaching science and technology in the early years (3-7). 2nd ed. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415825580
Hattingh, L (2011) Representations of meaning. In: The United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) 47th International Conference, 15 - 17 July 2011, University of Chester, Chester.
Hattingh, L (2014) Literacy on the edge : three to eight year-olds make meaning. PhD thesis, Bath Spa University.