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Ana is the deputy director (research) of the Monash Krongold Clinic. She is also the director of the AllPlay research programs (www.allplay.org.au / www.allplaylearn.org.au), and a chief investigator on the Joy of Moving in Australia program ( https://www.monash.edu/education/research/projects/joy-of-moving-program-in-australia). Ana leads and works with a multidisciplinary team of researchers that investigate, co-design and help implement programs that positively impact the lives of the 1 in 5 Australian children who experience developmental challenges, disability, or disadvantage. Ana works closely with industry, philanthropists and government to help 'make the world fit for children of all abilities'. 

Research interests

- Inclusive education 

- Inclusion in sports and recreation

- Inclusion in dance

- Children and adolescent learning and wellbeing

- Knowledge translation 

- Qualitative research 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Education/Academic qualification

Education, PhD, Practices in young children's foreign language classrooms: A Colombian-Australian comparison, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 26 Apr 2012

Education, Master of Education (Early Childhood), MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 14 Apr 2005

Business, BBus (Honours), Universidad de los Andes (Columbia) (University of the Andes)

Award Date: 1 Jun 2002

Research area keywords

  • Inclusion
  • Disability
  • Physical activity
  • Wellbeing
  • Inclusive Teaching
  • Knowledge Translation

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