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Dr Helen Logan is a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in the School of Teacher Education. Her career spans 20+ years leading early childhood programs and services for children in their years prior to school. At CSU Helen has developed and taught subjects in leading early childhood, play and learning, relationships and pedagogy in early childhood and child development studies.

Helen’s research has largely focussed on quality in early childhood education and care policy, policy history and educator well-being. Her current research focuses on educator well-being in the Early Childhood Educator Well-being Project. This project takes a holistic approach to examining the psychological and physiological aspects of early childhood educators’ well-being within the context of their work environments. In 2020, Helen was invited as a visiting scholar to further her research at Tampere University, Finland. 

Helen’s commitment to early childhood education is evident in her extra-curricular activities. Currently, Helen is a reviewer for numerous national and international peer-reviewed scholarly books and journals. She is currently the National Secretary for OMEP Australian (World Organisation for Early Childhood).

Education/Academic qualification

Early childhood education policy, Doctor of Philosophy, Charles Sturt University

Award Date: 15 Sep 2017

External positions

National Secretary, Organization Mondiale Pour L'Education Prescholaire OMEP

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Research Output

Assessing your work environment

Cumming, T., Wulff, E., Wong, S. & Logan, H., 2020, Bedrock, 25, 1, p. 16-17 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  • Children’s right to a skilled, competent and well workforce

    Wong, S., Logan, H. & Cumming, T., 13 Feb 2020.

    Research output: Other contribution to conferencePresentation only

    Managing educator well-being in challenging times: Views from early childhood organisations

    Logan, H., Cumming, T. & Wong, S., 2020, Rattler, 131, p. 47-49 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)


    Early Childhood Educators Well-being Project

    Helen Logan (Consultant), , Tamara Cumming (Consultant), & Sandie Wong (Consultant)


    Activity: Other EngagementPublic outreachGovernment

    Charles Sturt University Faculty of Arts and Education Research Café

    Helen Logan (Participant)

    08 Jul 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationAcademic

    Early Childhood Educators' Well-being Project Stakeholder Roundtable Event

    Tamara Cumming (Participant), , Sandra Wong (Participant), & Helen Logan (Participant)

    04 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop/course/forumIndustry

    #90 Early Childhood Educator Wellbeing Project (with Sandie Wong, Tamara Cumming and Helen Logan)

    Helen Logan (Speaker)

    08 Feb 2019

    Activity: Academic EngagementOnline content/delivery

    Expert Witness Report

    Helen Logan (Participant)


    Activity: Academic EngagementExpert/advisor

    Press / Media

    Early Childhood Educators’ Well-being Project

    Sandra Wong, Tamara Cumming & Helen Logan


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Play based learning

    Helen Logan


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media