Professor Sean MacBlain PhD is an internationally recognised author whose publications include: MacBlain (Sage, 2020) Child Development for Teachers; MacBlain (Sage, 2018) Learning Theories for Early Years Practice, now going into its 2nd edition; MacBlain, Dunn and Luke (Sage, 2017) Contemporary Childhood; MacBlain, Long and Dunn, (Sage, 2015) Dyslexia, Literacy and Inclusion: Child-centred Perspectives; Gray and MacBlain (Sage, 2015) Learning Theories in Childhood, (2nd edn); MacBlain (Sage, 2014) How Children Learn. Sean’s publications are used by students, practitioners and academics throughout the world and have been widely translated including into Chinese and Vietnamese. Sean worked previously at the University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth, England where he held the positions of Research Lead for the Centre for Professional and Educational Research, Research Coordinator for the School of Education, Deputy Chair of the Ethics Committee and member of the Academic Board. Sean has also worked as a Senior Lecturer in Education and Developmental Psychology at Stranmillis University College, Queen’s University Belfast and prior to that taught in primary and secondary schools and in Further Education, and as a specialist dyslexia tutor at Millfield independent school. Sean has also worked for over twenty years as an Educational Psychologist. He is married to Angela and lives in Somerset, England.