Research Interests:• Implementation and management of early years' policy• Professionalisation of the early years workforce• Engaging young children in learning• International perspectives on early years education• Early education as social policy
Conference papers:WILLIAMS, J. & HADFIELD, T. (2010) Do I Do This in my Own Time: Using induction week to maximise student engagement Paper presented at STLHE Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto
Other publications:MAYNARD, T., MORGAN, A., WATERS, J. & WILLIAMS, J. (2010) 'The Teaching and Learning Programme in Wales: The Foundation Phase' Cardiff: ERSC / WAG
WILLIAMS, J. (2010) 'Training Needed to Improve Children’s First Nursery Experiences' in Training, Advancement and Co-operation in Teaching Young Children Newsletter 22 p.2
WILLIAMS, J. (2009) 'September Three Times a Year: Policy and Practice in Early Years Settings in Wales Cardiff': Cardiff University, Ed.D Thesis
WILLIAMS, J. (2008) 'The Next Generation – Early Years Education'