Dr Daryl Maisey is currently an Associate Professor and Senior Manager at Kingston University in the School of Education, Midwifery and Social Work, having started her career in education as a Primary Teacher over thirty years ago. Her research is predominantly in safeguarding and early years and her role as Portfolio and Innovation Development Lead, involves course and curriculum design in England and internationally. Daryl currently teaches safeguarding and child protection on all Initial Teacher Training courses at Kingston University, as well as teaching postgraduates on the Masters in Research (Education) and Education Doctorate.