Organization profile

Organisation profile

The School of Education is located on the Albury-Wodonga, Wagga Wagga and Port Macquarie campuses of Charles Sturt University and has an innovative approach to education. The School has a reputation within its communities as a school with new ideas in online, flexible and distance education, along with its long history in providing high quality on-campus and blended teacher education curriculum. The School enjoys an international reputation with a strong research profile, with leaders in diverse fields such as Maths Education; Action Research; Early Childhood Education; Transitions and Pedagogy; and Technology and Teaching Practice,

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teacher Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
school Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
childhood Social Sciences
mathematics Social Sciences

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Research Output 1996 2019

Assessing early writing: A six-factor model to inform assessment and teaching

Scull, J., Mackenzie, N. & Bowles, T., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Educational Research for Policy and Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A systems approach to examining children’s opportunities for outdoor risky play: Parents and educators as gatekeepers

McFarland, L. & Laird, S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) International Research Handbook on Childhood Nature: Assemblages of Childhood and Nature Research. Cutter-Mackenzie, A., Malone, K. & Barratt Hacking, E. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Learning to 'look at' and 'write' the letters of the alphabet

Mackenzie, N., Jan 2019, The alphabetic principle and beyond: a survey of the landscape. Newtown: Primary English Teaching Association

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)


government office
family research

Beth Southwell Practical Implications Award

Robert Perry (Recipient), Ann Gervasoni (Recipient), Anne Hampshire (Recipient) & Will O'Neill (Recipient), Jul 2016

Prize/Award: Award

Activities 2014 2018

Noticing and cultivating the mathematics in child’s family day care day

Sheena Elwick (Speaker), Nicky Spalding (Speaker)
14 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Mathematics Education Research Journal (Journal)

Sheena Elwick (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Noticing and cultivating the mathematics in young children’s explorations, play, and talk: A workshop for Family Day Care educators working with children aged birth to three

Sheena Elwick (Speaker), Nicky Spalding (Speaker)
13 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

Research honoured in graduation ceremonies

Adrian Clements, Colin Finlayson, Daniel Svozil, Robyn Watts, Richard Kopf, Lee Baumgartner & Carmen Huser


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Student protests show Australian education does get some things right

Kellie Bousfield


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Students take water conservation concerns to city leaders

Paul Grover


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media