Dr Betty Liebovich

Staff details

Position Lecturer
Department Educational Studies
Email b.liebovich (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7919 7315
Dr Betty Liebovich

Publications and research outputs


Liebovich, Betty. 2006. Early childhood preservice teachers' perceptions of advocacy. York: ProQuest. ISBN 0542230267

Book Section

Hinitz, Blythe F. and Liebovich, Betty. 2023. History of Early Childhood Education in the United States. In: Susan C. Faircloth, ed. Oxford Bibliographies (Education - Curriculum and Pedagogy). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Liebovich, Betty and Hinitz, B. 2016. “History of Early Childhood Education”. In: D L Couchenour and K Chrisman, eds. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Liebovich, Betty. 2016. History of Early Childhood Education. In: , ed. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. Los Angeles: Sage. ISBN 9781483340357

Liebovich, Betty; Hinitz, B and Anderson, C. 2015. History of Early Childhood Teacher Education. In: Leslie Couse and Susan Recchia, eds. The Handbook of Early Childhood Teacher Education. New York: Routledge, pp. 20-37. ISBN 9780415736763

Liebovich, Betty. 2007. “Get Together Times, Special Celebrations, and Reasons to Celebrate”. In: Roberta R Owens, ed. Faith in Children: Stories from Faith-Based Children's Centers. Providence House Publishers. ISBN 978-1-57736-385-9

Liebovich, Betty and Walsh, D W. 2003. Early childhood education preparation of teachers. In: James W Guthrie, ed. Encyclopedia of Education 2nd Edition. New York: McMillan Reference. ISBN 978-0028655949

Hansen, Janet S.; Walsh, Daniel J.; Liebovich, Betty and Myers, Robert G.. 2002. Mapping American Early Education. In: James W. Guthrie, ed. Encyclopedia of Education. USA: McMillan. ISBN 002865594X


Coşkun, Kerem; Çıkrıkçı, Ozkan; Liebovich, Betty and Kara, Cihan. 2023. Parent-child interaction in academic experiences: Scale development and validation. Current Psychology, 42(3), pp. 2268-2278. ISSN 1046-1310

Coskun, Kerem; Liebovich, Betty; Kara, Cihan and Cikrikci, Ozkan. 2022. Is theory of mind correlated with moral identity among primary school children? Journal of Social and Educational Research, 1(1), pp. 27-33.

Liebovich, Betty. 2019. Margaret McMillan’s Contributions to Cultures of Childhood. Genealogy, 3(3), 43. ISSN 2313-5778

Liebovich, Betty. 2018. The McMillan Sisters, The Roots of the Open-Nursery, and Breaking the Cycle of Poverty. HSE – Social and Education History, 7(1), pp. 78-96.

Liebovich, Betty. 2016. Abigail Eliot and Margaret McMillan Bringing the Nursery School to the United States. Young Children, 71(2), pp. 92-95. ISSN 0044-0728

Jarvis, Pam and Liebovich, Betty. 2015. British Nurseries, Head and Heart: McMillan, Owen and the genesis of the education/care dichotomy. Women's History Review, 24(6), pp. 917-937. ISSN 0961-2025

Liebovich, Betty. 2014. Margaret and Rachel McMillan: their influences on open-air nursery education and early years teacher education. FORUM for comprehensive education, 56(3), pp. 529-540. ISSN 0963-8253

Liebovich, Betty. 2013. “Margaret McMillan’s Ideals for Early Years Teacher Education: The Impact on Contemporary ITE Teacher Development”. TACTYC Annual Conference,

Liebovich, Betty. 2013. Supporting Your Toddler’s Developing Independence; Trying New Foods; Schemas and Play; Preparing for School or Nursery; Family, Relationships and Daily Life; Pretend and Imaginative Play. CBeebies BBC online,

Liebovich, Betty and Adler, Susan Matoba. 2009. Teaching Advocacy in Early Years Initial Teacher Education Programmes. FORUM, 51(1), pp. 25-34. ISSN 0963-8253

Liebovich, Betty. 2000. Children's Self Assessment. Issues in Early Childhood Education: Curriculum, Teacher Education, & Dissemination of Information. Proceedings of the Lilian Katz Symposium (Champaign, IL, November 5-7, 2000),

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