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View Principals as STEM Leaders — building the evidence base for improved STEM learning

Principals as STEM Leaders — building the evidence base for improved STEM learning

Professor Vince Geiger, with Professor Chris Branson and Dr Jenny Martin, have been successful with an application for the research … Learn more

View Using digital technologies to enable young children’s second language learning

Using digital technologies to enable young children’s second language learning

Susan discusses the Early Language Learning Australia (ELLA) project. The ELLA project uses apps based on the Pedagogical Play-framework created … Learn more

View Launching a new measure of preservice teachers’ professional readiness

Launching a new measure of preservice teachers’ professional readiness

The Trial of the GTPA was completed successfully in 2017. The Trial included the validation of the instrument, standard setting, … Learn more

View What are the threats and potentials of big data for qualitative research?

What are the threats and potentials of big data for qualitative research?

By: Professor Kathy Mills, Learning Sciences Institute Australia (ACU) Amid the big claims of big data, analytics, datification, and data … Learn more

View Play-based learning

Play-based learning

Developmentally appropriate practices like play-based learning are valuable for strengthening many areas of development and learning. This topic aims to … Learn more

View More children are starting school depressed and anxious – without help, it will only get worse

More children are starting school depressed and anxious – without help, it will only get worse

By: Dr Ameneh Shahaeian, Learning Sciences Institute Australia (ACU) This article is … Learn more

View Young Children Playing and Learning in a Digital Age a Cultural and Critical Perspective

Young Children Playing and Learning in a Digital Age a Cultural and Critical Perspective

By: Professor Susan Edwards, Learning Sciences Institute Australia (ACU) Young Children Playing and Learning in a Digital Age explores … Learn more

View What to teach your preschooler about internet safety

What to teach your preschooler about internet safety

By: Professor Susan Edwards, Learning Sciences Institute Australia (ACU) Fifteen years ago, parents and caregivers did not have to worry … Learn more

View Professor Susan Edwards has been awarded a Visiting Scholar position at the Hong Kong Institute of Education

Professor Susan Edwards has been awarded a Visiting Scholar position at the Hong Kong Institute of Education

Professor Susan Edwards has been awarded a Visiting Scholar position at the Hong Kong Institute of Education for June, 2018. Learn more

View Ray Debus Award

Ray Debus Award

Congratulations to Early Childhood Futures PhD candidate Dr Deb Moore – awarded a special commendation in the Australian Association for … Learn more