Victoria Pratt

FHEA, MRes, MA, QTS, PGCE, BA Hons (Oxon)

Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood and Education

School of Education, Humanities and Languages


Victoria teaches a range of undergraduate modules in Early Childhood Studies and Education Studies, and has taught and supervised students taking the MA Education (Childhood and Youth). Before joining Oxford Brookes, she was a primary school teacher and literacy coordinator in London and Oxfordshire.

Victoria is currently completing an ESRC-funded PhD (awarded by the UBEL doctoral training pathway) at the Thomas Coram Institute at the Institute of Education (UCL), researching the experiences of solo mothers in the first three years of their children's lives.

Teaching and supervision

Modules taught

BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies, BA (Hons) Education Studies, MA Education (Childhood and Youth)

Children in the Digital World; Working with Children; Becoming a Reader; Children's Health and Wellbeing; Dissertation


Member of Oxford Brookes Early Years Research Group.

Further details

Before joining Oxford Brookes, Victoria was a primary school teacher and literacy co-ordinator, working in Camden and Southwark in London and then in Oxfordshire.