Chartered Psychologist (British Psychological Society), PhD in Psychology
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Associate Professor in Psychology and Human Development at UCL Institute of Education, London
Optimising collaborations and reducing inequalities of Early Childhood Intervention in post-Covid-19 South Africa
(2021 to 2023)
Project funded by the British Academy, under their Tackling Global Challenges 2020 call. The project looks to generate evidence of effective multi-agency practices that improve early childhood intervention services in South Africa.
The work is led by Dr Castro-Kemp at Roehampton with the collaboration of Pretoria University colleagues (Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication).
Froebel meets Ofsted: What makes an outstanding nursery?
(2020 to 2022)
Project funded by the Froebel Trust, analysing the link between Ofsted inspections of early education settings and children's developmental outcomes.
The Education Health and Care plans for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in England (2015-2018)
Project funded by the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust looking at the quality of the content included in the English Education Health and Care plans
ICF Med-Use: Using the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health for multi-disciplinary teams in early childhood intervention (2015-2018)
Project Funded by the European Commision to support multi-agency work for the improvement of service provision for children with disabilities.
Transdisciplinary provision for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in the Global South
Project Funded by UCL IOE International Funds, Global South
Other Previous Funded Research