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Children and Families Research Centre

Enhancing educational opportunities for children


This research theme investigates ways to enhance educational opportunities for children, especially those who are experiencing disadvantage and/or marginalisation.

Research will focus on factors which support children's learning and development from birth, including effective curriculum, pedagogy and professional learning programs.

Theme 2 Leader: Associate ProfessorSheila Degotardi or visit her profile page on the Institute of Early Childhood website


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Early childhood education with a focus on issues related to disability, giftedness, social inclusion and social disadvantage


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