Children and Families Research Centre (CFRC)
Interim Director CFRC
Deputy Director CFRC
The Children and Families Research Centre conducts research that contributes to understanding and knowledge about the well-being, development and learning of children and families within diverse communities, at local, national and international levels.
The centre incorporates a rights based, social justice approach, emphasising the role of the early childhood sector in facilitating social change and economic development.
We are committed to multidisciplinary and cross disciplinary research and to working with industry, government, organisations, other research centres and agents, to inform practice and policy developments.
Top news & surveys
CFRC.News: Issue 19, September 2015 Read more...
Seminar: Transformative research by children and adolescents: Partnerships between adults and children as researchers - 14 April 2016
Workshop: Enriching your Preschool Program - February - June 2016
Training: Parents as Teachers 21 - 23 June 2016
Conference: World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA) July 2016
Kathy Cologon: Explainer: What is differentiation and why is it poorly understood?
Wayne Warburton: APS Matters article “Member spotlight
Wayne Warburton: Hang on to your prostate, here comes the hot healing power of chillies
Kathy Cologon: Inclusive education means all children are included in every way, not just in theory
Jacqueline Hayden: Quoted: This is the best age to send your child to school
Kate Highfield: Kinderling’s Digital Playground
Wayne Warburton: Baby Steps, discussing the value of co-viewing television for language acquisition
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