Dr Charlotte Clancy


  • BA (HONS) English Language and Linguistics, York St. John University, UK.
  • MSc. Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition, St. Cross College, University of Oxford, UK.
  • MSc. Education Research Methodology, St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, UK.
  • D.Phil. Education, St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, UK.


Charlotte’s research work and interests include:

  • Child literacy development through early remedial literacy intervention
  • Language and literacy development in EAL (ELL/ESL/Language minority) children
  • The role of technical and communication devices in improving child literacy skills
  • Parental engagement and home learning environment
  • Language development in individuals with profound autism

Conference papers

  • Karemaker, AM, Jelley, F, Sylva, K, Clancy, C (2016) The effects of selected e-book features on children’s literacy development in Year-1: A small- scale Randomised Controlled Trial. (Belfast)

Journal articles

  • Karemaker, A, Jelley, F, Clancy, C, Sylva, K (2017) “The effects on children's literacy skills of reading e-books with different features: Are ‘bells and whistles’ over-rated?”, International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction. 12 30-36.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2017.01.004


  • Mathers, S, Hardy, G, Clancy, CM, Dixon, J, Harding, C (2016) “Starting Out Right: early education and looked after children”, In: Starting out right : early education and looked after children. London: Nuffield Foundation.


  • Department staff


  • Postdoctoral researcher

Research groups

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Families, Effective Learning and Literacy (FELL)

Publications, books and other work