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Personal profile


I am a Senior Lecturer in Eary Childhood Education in the Faculty of Education, Peninsula Campus. 

Research interests

My research is primarily within early childhod education and care. 

Recent reseach has focused on conceptualising infant-toddler affective and play pedagogies, emotional wellbeing of early childhood educators, children's peer relationships and parenting practices in Nepal.

Monash teaching commitment

EDF 1068 Contemporary approaches to learning for young children: Theories and practices

EDF 4100 Researching teaching and learning

EDF5777 Child in Context

EDF5821 - Play and childhoods

EDF3074 - Contemporary approaches to learning for infants and toddlers: Theories and practices

Supervision interests

I am always interested in supervising future students and help them in their research journey. I have supervised higher degree students from a range of topics and contexts.

Research area keywords

  • Early chidlhood education and care
  • play
  • emotions
  • visual methodologies
  • Cultural historical theory
  • New materialisms
  • infant and toddler education and care
  • wellbeing
  • Pedagogy
  • Family


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