Karen Hope


Karen is an early childhood consultant, associate lecturer and freelance writer who has extensive experience in a broad range of services within the early childhood care and education context.

She established Karen Hope Consulting in 2014 with the aim of providing a disruptive approach to professional development workshops and teaching, This approach aims to challenge dominant discourses and ‘taken for granted’ practices.

Karen’s consultancy practice, teaching and writing is strongly influenced by the Reggio Emilia project and this is reflected in her work and writing as a point of reference, resource, inspiration and difference.

The delivery of sustainable professional development that results in real change is a key feature of her work.

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