Professor Alison Elliott

PhD(UNE)

Honorary Professor

Email:

Phone: +61 2 9351 6375

Fax: +61 2 9351 2606

Building.Room: A35.533

Research interests

Educational systems: administration, management and leadership

  • Preschool, primary and secondary
  • Higher education

Research on teaching and learning

  • Early childhood education


Current research students

Project title Degree Research student
I AM, I HAVE, I CAN. A Singaporean study on the well-being and the development of resilience in preschool children. PhD Yvonne Yoke Yin Chan
Exceeding the National Quality Standard in Long Day Care settings: A behind the scenes study of the hidden work of educators in high quality services PhD Alicia Olsen


Selected publications

Book chapters

  • Elliott, Alison. (2010). Play and literacy: Pedagogies for preschool and early years settings. In M.Ebbeck & M.Waniganayake (Ed.), Play in Early Childhood Education. Learning in diverse contexts (pp. 67–88), Sydney: Oxford University Press.

Journal articles

  • Elliott, A. . (2011). Cultural competence. Ensuring individuality is integral to equity, fairness and social justice. Every Child, 17(2), 2–2.
  • Elliott, A. . (2011). Belonging in remote communities. Every Child, 17(2), 11–12.
  • Elliott, A. . (2011). A new era for early childhood. Every Child, 17(4), 2–2.
  • Elliott, A. (2011). A sea change for early childhood education. Every Child, 17(2), 2–2.
  • Elliott, A. (2011). Building relationships to strengthen learning. . Every Child, 17(1), 2–2.
  • Elliott, A. (2010). Moving forward with the National Quality Framework,. Every Child, 16(4), 2–2.
  • Elliott, A. & Quain, H . (2010). Starting right: transitions to school . Every Child, 16(4), 12–13.
  • Elliott, A. (2010). Taking stock of early childhood education . Every Child , 16(3), 2–2.
  • Elliott, A . (2010). Action for quality. Every Child, 16(1), 2–2.
  • Elliott, A. (2010). Equity, pedagogy and inclusion. Harnessing digital technologies to support students from low socio-economic backgrounds in higher education. Journal of Community Informatics, 6(3).
  • Santa, R., Elliott, A, Gilding, T. (2010). Publishing students’ work: Deeper learning for operations managers . Review of Higher Education and Self-Learning , 3(5), 76–84.

Conference papers

  • Elliott, A. . (2011). Optimising early learning: Evidence from international research. . In NSW Keynote address. Department of Education and Training Conference. . Sydney., July 18 & 19th, 2011.
  • Elliott, A. . (2011). Reflective practice in a changing environment. . In Keynote address. NSW Teacher Education Council Conference.. Macquarie University, June 6 to 8th, 2011.
  • Elliott, A . & Keenan, B . (2011). Expanding educational opportunities through place-based initial teacher education in very remote communities . In Proceedings 24th World Conference on Distance and Open Learning. Bali, Indonesia, Oct 2 to 5, 2011.
  • Elliott, A. . (2011). Building early childhood capacity to meet a changed professional environment. . In The 2011 Barcelona European Academic Conference Proceedings. ISSN Number: 1539-8757 (print); 2157-9660 (online) (pp. 693–702). Barcelona, Spain, June 8 to 11, 2011.
  • Elliott, A. . (2011). Increasing Higher Education access and pathways through “normalization” of flexible pedagogies and course structures. . In 2011 European Academic Conference, Conference Proceedings. ISSN Number: 1539-8757 (print); 2157-9660 (online (pp. 935–943). Barcelona, Spain, June 8-11, 2011.
  • Elliott, A. (2010). Equity, pedagogy and inclusion. Harnessing digital technologies to support students from low socio-economic backgrounds in higher education . In L. Stillman & R. Gomez Vision and reality in community informatics. CIRN-DIAC Conference Proceedings. Monash University, University of Washington. ISBN 978-09581058-8-0 . Prato, November 2010.