Exemplary Early Childhood Educators at Work (ARC LP 160100532) is a three year study of early childhood educators across Australia. Through this study we will be investigating the work of educators in high quality centre-based early childhood programs.

The team:  Professor Frances Press (CSU), Professor Linda Harrison (CSU), Associate Professor Sandie Wong (CSU), Dr Megan Gibson (QUT) and our partner investigator, Professor Sharon Ryan (Rutgers). The team is supported through Charles Sturt University’s Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education.

Our Partners: The Creche and Kindergarten Association (CandK), Child Australia, Community Early Learning Australia, KU Children’s Services, the Independent Education Union (NSW & ACT), Independent Education Union (Queensland & Northern Territory), Inner West Council (Sydney)  and United Voice.

The research is funded through our partner organisations and the Australian Research Council Linkage Program .