The Children and Families Research Centre conducts high quality interdisciplinary research that contributes to knowledge about the learning and development of children and families with a commitment to applying research to policy recommendations and outreach activities in a variety of communities.
Mission: To conduct high quality interdisciplinary research that contributes to understanding and knowledge about the well-being, development and learning of children and families within diverse communities and at a local, national and international levels. The Centre incorporates a rights based, social justice approach, emphasising the role of the early childhood sector in facilitating social change and economic development.
Research Approach: The centre is committed to multidisciplinary and cross disciplinary research and to working in collaboration with industry partners, government departments, non-government organisations and with other research centres and agents. A major focus is on applied research to inform practice and policy developments.
Facilitating health and well-being of children and families
Enhancing educational opportunities for children
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