If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

Megan Adams is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Monash University. As a qualified teacher, Megan has extensive experience in Australian and international educational contexts ranging from pre kindergarten to the tertiary level. Megan's specific research focus is on young children and families moving countries. In addition her interests are science education in the early years, pedagogy and inclusive education.

Megan has been a research assistant under the lead researchers Prof. Marilyn Fleer and Prof. Richard Gunstone with funding provided by the Australian Research Council (ARC) to study emotions involved with science education in the early years.

Monash teaching commitment

EDF5614 Research project in education

EDF5613 Research approaches in education

EDF5016 Inclusive Teaching

EDF4551 Collaborative principles partnerships and procedures

EDF2038 Curriculum and documentation in education

EDF2030 Contemporary child development theories

 

Community service

FKA childrens services Board member

Research area keywords

  • Transition families with young children moving internationally
  • Science in the early years
  • Pedagogy and curriculum K- 12
  • Early childhood education and research methodoloy
  • inclusion

Projects

Research Output

Building Leadership for Change Through School Immersion (BLCSI): Cohort 3 Research Report

Adams, M., Tudball, L., Johnson, L. & Fuqua, M., Apr 2020, Melbourne Vic Australia: Monash University. 23 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther

Collaborative Pathways to Friendship in Early Childhood: A Cultural-Historical Perspective

Adams, M. & Quiñones, G., 2020, 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge. 178 p. (Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Collaborative sibling play: forming a cohesive collective while picking mangoes

Adams, M., 2020, Peer Play and Development in Early Childhood: International Research Perspectives. Ridgway, A., Quinones, G. & Li, L. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 215-231 17 p. (International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development ; vol. 30).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Leading School based change: The Knox School Interim Report

Smith, K., Mansfield, J. & Adams, M., Feb 2020, Melbourne Vic Australia: Monash University. 22 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportResearch

Children from expatriate families moving countries and entering school mid semester: new entrants transitioning into established practices

Adams, M. & Fleer, M., 24 Jan 2019, Children's Transitions in Everyday Life and Institutions. Hedegaard, M. & Fleer, M. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 71-94 24 p. (Transitions in Childhood and Youth).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Prizes

Dean's Early Career Grant Starter Award

Adams, Megan (Recipient), Oct 2017

Prize: Other distinction

Dean’s Award for Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Learning

Adams, Megan (Recipient), 14 Dec 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Faculty Travel Grant - Recognition of Merit Award

Adams, Megan (Recipient), 19 May 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities

International Journal of Early Years Education (Journal)

Megan Adams (Peer reviewer)

2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Learning, Culture and Social Interaction (Journal)

Megan Adams (Peer reviewer)

30 May 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Australian Teacher Education Association Conference

Megan Adams (Speaker)

2 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

British Journal of Educational Studies (Journal)

Megan Adams (Peer reviewer)

2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Learning, Culture and Social Interaction (Journal)

Megan Adams (Peer reviewer)

2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Press / Media

Inaugural Faculty of Education Staff and Graduate Research Student ECNU Exchange a Success

Megan Adams

27/11/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Early years education in the spotlight at VISS

Megan Adams

14/05/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research