‘Andrea Nolan and he colleagues have written a uniquely wise and reader-friendly account of all aspects of researching early childhood’ - Liz Brooker, Reader in Early Childhood, University of London Institute of Education
Reflecting on the journey is an important part of the research process, not only in helping you to understand what your research may have achieved, but also in gaining a sense of oneself as a researcher. This chapter highlights how a person may develop throughout the process and suggests ways to further advance research skills and practice for the future. Being part of a research community presents challenges and benefits, so this chapter will also address what these might be in a localised community. The chapter concludes with the voices of Amy and Lara, whose journeys we have followed throughout this book. They summarise their own initial research journeys and plot the course ahead.
Key Chapter Questions are
- How might the research process impact ...