Tina Hyder

Tina Hyder

Emeritus Member
Former Deputy Director

Tina Hyder is former Deputy Director of the Early Childhood Program of the Open Society Foundations, based in London, and led OSF’s early childhood development projects and grants in Africa and Asia. As Deputy Director, she helped forge partnerships to strengthen early childhood policies, research, networks and programs for young children and their families. Prior to joining OSF in 2009, Tina was a Global Adviser for Save the Children UK, supporting more than 50 country offices around the world to promote the rights of children affected by discrimination. Earlier work includes programming for children affected by conflict and other emergencies, in addition to research on children’s perspectives of physical punishment and policy and practical responses to working with refugee children.

Recommended Reading

  1. Save the Children. (2008). Non-discrimination in emergencies. Save the Children Alliance.

  2. Hyder, T. (2005). War, Conflict and Play. Open University Press.

  3. Hyder, T., Jarrett, M., & Sutton, F. (2000). Anti-bias approaches in the early years. Save the Children.

  4. Hyder, T., & Willow, C. (1999). It hurts you inside. Children talking about smacking. National Children’s Bureau and Save the Children.

  5. Rutter.J., & Hyder, T. (1998). Refugee children in the early Yyears: Issues for policy makers and providers. Save the Children and the Refugee Council.

  6. Hyder, T. , & Roels, C. (1997). On Equal Terms: Involving parents in the early years. National Early Years Network.

  7. Hyder, T. , & Kenway P. (1995). An Equal Future: Working to promote gender equality in the early years. National Early Years Network.

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