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Gill Mills

Lecturer, BSc Psychology

Gill is lecturer in Psychology. She is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society.

She has experience of teaching psychology and related disciplines at further and higher education levels spanning 23 years. She has been an assistant examiner for psychology coursework, and an external examiner for a foundation degree programme and an honours degree programme awarded by the University of Essex.

Gill has a particular interest in developmental psychology, with a focus on early development, attachment relationships and the relevance of these in later adult life. She co-authored a chapter in an edited text which focused on influences on children’s wellbeing in early years settings, including the role of the media, advertising and a range of other factors.

Gill has researched the links between group activities, belonging and student motivation in non-traditional student groups in higher education settings.



Research Activities

Non-traditional students’ sense of belonging and links between relationships within groups, belonging and motivation.

Published chapter in an edited text focusing on factors influencing children’s wellbeing in early years settings.



BSc (Hons) Psychology with Biology
Masters in Higher Education


Membership of Professional Bodies

Graduate membership of British Psychological Society


Journal Articles/Publications

“Rethinking Children’s Wellbeing and Inclusion in Practice” in Brody, K and Savage, K. (Eds) (2015) Inclusion and Early Years Practice. Routledge. Oxon

Reviewer for Safer Communities Journal (2016)

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