Researchers Funder/s Years Title Status

Karen McLean and Suzy Edwards

Playgroup Australia

2020

Playgroups in the lives of children and families: Lessons from the literature

New in 2020

Aslaug Veum, Eva Maagero, Karianne Skovholt, Gunhild Kvale, Anne Lovland and Kathy Mills

Norwegian Research Council

2020 -2023

Critical Literacy in the Digital and Global Text World (CritLit)

New in 2020

Suzy Edwards, Leon Straker, Andrea Nolan, Michael Henderson, Susan Grieshaber, Kate Highfield, Andi Salamon, Helen Skouteris

Australian Research Council (Linkage) LP190100387

2020 – 2022

Young children in digital society: An Online Tool for service provision

New in 2020

Michele Haynes and Melanie Spallek,

Queensland Government - Department of Education (Education Horizon)

2019 -2021

Factors that impact on long-term achievement and retention for students with autism spectrum disorder in Queensland government schools: Evidence from administrative data

Ongoing in 2020

Lenore Adie, Claire Wyatt-Smith, Stephen Humphry, Joy Cumming, David Andrich, Christopher De Luca, Terry Gallagher

Australian Research Council (Linkage) LP180100046 with the Department of Education and Training, School Curriculum and Standards Authority and Catholic Education Office of WA

2019 - 2022

Improving teacher assessment using exemplars and online moderation

Ongoing in 2020

Len Unsworth, Kathy Mills, Garry Falloon, Andrew Burn

Australian Research Council (Discovery Program) DP190100228

2019 - 2021

Coding animated narratives as contemporary multimodal authorship in schools

Ongoing in 2020

Kathy Mills

Australian Research Council (Future Fellowship) FT180100009

2019 - 2022

Sensory orchestration for multimodal literacy learning in primary education

Ongoing in 2020

Joy Cumming, Fabienne van der Kleij

Dublin City University

2019

Validation of the Teacher Assessment Identity Instrument (TAII)

Ongoing in 2020

Joce Nuttall, James McEvoy

Australian Research Theology Foundation

2019

The development of educational practices informed by theology of childhood

Ongoing in 2020

Claire Wyatt-Smith, Lenore Adie, Michele Haynes, Melanie Spallek

2016 - Ongoing

Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA) Implementation and Reporting

Ongoing in 2020

Katie Makar, Jill Wells

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP170101993

2017 - 2020

Developing classroom norms of inquiry-based learning in mathematics

Ongoing in 2020

Karen McLean

Australian Research Council (DECRA) DE180100531

2018 - 2021

Caregiver learning about play in community playgroups and social media

Ongoing in 2020

Vince Geiger, Gloria Stillman, Jill Brown, Peter Galbraith, Mogens Niss

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP170101555

2017 - 2020

Using mathematics to solve real world problems: The role of enablers

Ongoing in 2020

Len Unsworth, Russell Tytler, Kay O’Halloran, Sally Humphrey, Kristina Love, Anne Lynzaat, Sarah Moss-Holland, Emmaleen Oakley, Robert Dullard

Australian Research Council (Linkage) with Brunswick Secondary College, Caroline Chisholm Catholic College, Roxburgh College and Penola Catholic College LP160100263

2016 - 2020

Multiliteracies for addressing disadvantage in senior school science

Ongoing in 2020

Kathy Mills, Len Unsworth, Angela Ferguson, Mark Williamson, Tony Maksoud, Rosalind Clay, Melissa Trembath

Australian Research Council (Linkage) with QLD Department of Education and Training, Big Picture Industries Inc, Yugumbir State School, Flagstone State School and Marsden State School LP150100030

2015 - 2019

Developing the multimodal language of emotions of low SES primary schools

Complete

Suzy Edwards, Karen McLean, Catherine Healy, Maria Evangelou, Michael Henderson, Andrea Nolan, Helen Skouteris

Australian Research Council (Linkage) with Playgroup Victoria LP160101759

2017 - 2020

A best practice framework for playgroups-in-schools

Ongoing in 2020

Clarence Ng, Peter Renshaw, Alan Chi Keung Cheung, Barley Mak, Steve Graham

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP180102982

2018 -2020

Raising the bar for economically-disadvantaged students

Ongoing in 2020

Joce Nuttall, Linda Henderson, Elizabeth Wood

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP180100281

2018 - 2020

Learning-rich leadership for quality improvement in early education

Ongoing in 2020

Kim Nichols, Robyn Gillies, Elizabeth Mackinlay, Michele Haynes, Suzanne Miller, Angela Ferguson, Tania Hall

Australian Research Council (Linkage) LP160101374 with QLD Department of Education and Training, Queensland Museum and QGC Pty Limited

2017 - 2021

Community-based STEM professional learning for teachers of middle years

Ongoing in 2020

Paul Memmott, Michele Haynes, Timothy O'Rourke, Bernard Baffour

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP160100494

2017 - 2021

Architectural design to improve indigenous health outcomes

Ongoing in 2020

Mark Dadds, David Hawes, Divya Mehta, Eva Kimonis, Paul Frick

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grant APP1123072

2017 - 2021

An integrated model of environmental, neurodevelopmental, and epigenetic resistance and responsiveness to early intervention in childhood psychopathology.

Ongoing in 2020

Mark Dadds, Vaisamma Eapen, Paul Frick, Eva Kimonis, Divya Mehta

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grant APP1127952

2017 - 2021

Mapping the specific pathways to early-onset mental health disorders

Ongoing in 2020

Kim Beswick, Sharon Fraser, Vince Geiger, Chris Branson, Jenny Martin, Stephen Viller, Helen Watt, Julie Clark, Garry Falloon, Dennis Yarrington, Rob Nairn

Australian Government, Department of Education and Training

2018 - 2020

Building the evidence base for improved STEM Learning - Principals as STEM Leaders

Ongoing in 2020

Claire Wyatt-Smith

Queensland College of Teachers (QCT)

2018 - 2020

Standards, Moderation and Benchmarking in Teaching Performance Assessment

Ongoing in 2020

Joy Cumming, Claire Wyatt-Smith, Elizabeth Dickson, Amanda Webster, Karen Harris, Steve Graham

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP150101679

2015 - 2020

Effective Teacher-Based Assessment Adjustments for Students with Disability

Ongoing in 2020

Clarence Ng, Merrilyn Goos, Nanette Bahr

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP140101431

2014 - 2018

Is Maths for Me? Understanding and promoting disadvantaged students? academic aspirations for Mathematics

Complete

Suzy Edwards, Joce Nuttall, Susan Grieshaber, Elizabeth wood

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP150102040

2015 - 2018

New play pedagogies for teaching and learning in the early years

Complete

Claire Wyatt-Smith

NESA NSW Education Standards Authority

2017 - 2018

Writing Instruction for Impact (WIFI)

Complete

Yoon-Suk Hwang, Harvey Goldstein, Nirbhay Singh

Teachers Health Foundation

2017 - 2018

Teacher wellbeing: A key to school and community success

Complete

Joce Nuttall, Annette Woods, Sue Shore, Barry Down, Simone White

ATEA, AARE, ACDE

2017 - 2018

Building a research-rich teaching profession for Australia

Complete

Joce Nuttall

Early Childhood Management Services

2017 - 2018

Educational Leader Research and Development Project

Complete

Claire Wyatt-Smith

Brisbane Catholic Education

2017 - 2018

The next paradigm shift in assessment and large scale education reform in senior schooling: Examining the impact on school leaders, teachers and students

Complete

Lenore Adie, Lois Harris, Claire Wyatt-Smith

Independent Education Union (IEU)

2018

Evidentiary decision-making: The Nature and Function of Data Walls as Data Visualisation

Complete

Lenore Adie

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ)

2018

2018 Assessment of Innovative Curriculum project

Complete

Joy Cumming, Claire Wyatt-Smith, Lenore Adie, Graham Maxwell, Michele Haynes

Queensland Department of Education

2018

Queensland NAPLAN review

Complete

Lenore Adie

Brisbane Girls Grammar School

2017 - 2018

Evidence of Learning: Changing the role of teachers and students to improve learning

Complete

Claire Wyatt-Smith, Joce Nuttall, Alex Kostogriz, Joy Cumming, Gabriele Kaiser, Diana Pullin, Harvey Goldstein, Graham Maxwell, Lenore Adie, Anna Du Plessis

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)

2017

Building an evidence base of teacher quality and classroom readiness: A focus on teaching performance assessments

Complete

Lenore Adie, Claire Wyatt-Smith

Lourdes Hill College

2017

Assessment Literacy for teachers: improvement Science

Complete

Helen Skouteris, Suzy Edwards, Leone Rutherford, Amy Cutter-Mackenzie

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP140100938

2014 - 2017

Promoting healthy eating, active play and sustainability awareness in early childhood curricula: Addressing the Ben10 problem

Complete

Vince Geiger

Australian Research Council (DECRA) DE150100269

2015 - 2017

Designing and implementing effective cross-curricular numeracy tasks

Complete

Kathy Mills

Australian Research Council (DECRA) DE140100047

2014 - 2017

Developing the Multimodal Literacy Learning of Indigenous Australian Primary Students through Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being

Complete

Clarence Ng, Steve Graham, Karen Harris

QLD Department of Education and Training (Education Horizon)

2016 - 2017

Improving disadvantaged students? reading engagement and reading outcomes using student-voice driven and mastery-focused reading models

Complete

Claire Wyatt-Smith, Anna Du Plessis

Queensland College of Teachers (QCT)

2016 - 2017

Why do people choose teaching as a career?

Complete

Claire Wyatt-Smith, Joy Cumming, Len Unsworth, Sally Humphrey, Lenore Adie

QLD Department of Education and Training and QLD State Schools Division

2016 - 2018

Research Partnerships and Improvement Science: Using data to inform teaching of writing and assessment

Complete

Leon Straker, Erin Howie, Donna Cross, Susan Danby, Kate Highfield, Suzy Edwards, Clare McHugh

Healthway

2016 - 2018

Smart Start: a program for healthy mobile technology use by young children

Complete

Sue Thomson, Vince Geiger, Lynda Ginsburg, Kees Hoogland, Terry Maguire

ACER

2016 - 2017

Proposal to review the PIAAC Numeracy Assessment Framework

Complete

Barley Mak, Alan Cheung, Derek Cheung, Pun-hon Ng, Clarence Ng

Hong Kong Education Bureau

2015 -2017

Curriculum Survey on Primary Education 2015

Complete

Mark Dadds, Paul Frick et al

Movember Foundation

2015 - 2017

Like Father Like Son: A National Approach to Violence, Antisocial Behaviour and the Mental Health pf Men and Boys

Complete

Claire Wyatt-Smith, Anna Du Plessis, Christine Jackson, Jenene Rosser

Independent Schools Queensland

2016

Curriculum Innovation ? Assessment

Complete

Joy Cumming, Lenore Adie, Fabienne van der Kleij

Craigslea High School

2016

To strengthen the professional agency of teachers and thereby their impact on learning in the Craigslea State High School context

Complete

Sally Humphrey, Trish Weeks, Honglin Chen

International Baccalaureate

2015 - 2016

Social constructivist approaches to language learning in multilingual early and elementary years classrooms

Complete

Karen McLean, Suzy Edwards

Playgroup Victoria

2015 - 2016

Promoting the provision of parental provided play-activities in transition playgroups

Complete

Karen McLean, Suzy Edwards

Playgroup Victoria

2015 - 2016

Community playgroups - Connecting rural families locally

Complete

Suzy Edwards, Helen Skouteris, Andrea Nolan, Linda Henderson

auDA Foundation

2015 - 2017

Cyber-safety education in early childhood

Complete

Louise Thomas, Joce Nuttall

The Gowrie Queensland

2014

Transforming Educational Leadership in Early Childhood Education

Complete

Joy Cumming, Fabienne van der Kleij

Queensland Studies Authority

2014

Evaluation of the Trial on the Queensland Studies Authority Guideline for Individual Learning (GIL) and Preliminary Consideration of Assessment Issues

Complete

Joce Nuttall

Independent Schools Victoria

2016

Early Years Transitions Professional Learning Research and Development Project

Complete

Suzy Edwards, Joce Nuttall, Daphne Cohen

Victorian Government Innovation Fund

2016

An app to support assessment of play and learning in early childhood education

Complete

Joy Cumming. Anne Looney

National Council for Curriculum and Assessment Ireland

2014 - 2017

Teacher Assessment Identity Instrument - TAII

Complete

Rosemary Callingham, Vince Geiger, Kim Beswick, Judy Anderson, Colin Carmichael, Merrilyn Goos, Derek Hurrell, Chris Hurst, Tracey Muir, Stephen Thornton, Helen Watt

Office of the Chief Scientist

2015 - 2016

Building an evidence base for national best practice in mathematics education

Complete

Jodie Miller, Elizabeth Warren

Education Queensland

2014 - 2017

RoleM: An exploration in oral language and mathematical learning

Complete

Brendan Bartlett, Clarence Ng, Claire Wyatt-Smith, Morag McArthur

Queensland Department of Education and Training

2014 - 2015

Study into the current operations of Queensland's Non-State Special Assistance Schools, State Positive Learning Centres and State Flexi-Schools

Complete

Joy Cumming, Claire Wyatt-Smith

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP110104319

2011 - 2014

An investigation of school and teacher use of National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for student learning

Complete

Vince Geiger, Jim Gleeson, Gerard Effeney

Brisbane Catholic Education

2013 - 2016

Education for Sustainability in BCE schools; An investigation of policy and practice

Complete

Clarence Ng, Claire Wyatt-Smith, Brendan Bartlett

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP110104289

2011 - 2016

Improving disadvantaged students? Reading outcomes through overcoming reading avoidance and building reading engagement

Complete

Vince Geiger, Merrilyn Goos, Helen Forgasz

Australian Research Council (Discovery) DP120100694

2012 - 2015

Enhancing numeracy learning and teaching across the curriculum

Complete

Doug Clarke, Vince Geiger, Wilhemina Van Rooy

Office of Learning and Teaching

2013 - 2017

Opening Real Science: Authentic mathematics and science learning for Australia

Complete

Karen McLean, Suzy Edwards, Scott Lee, Clare Shaper, Pamela Lambert

Ballarat City Council

2013 - 2015

Supported playgroups in schools: stakeholder perspectives on belonging, home learning and young children's play

Complete

Claire Wyatt-Smith

Queensland Department of Education and Training

2013 - 2014

The intersection of discipline knowledge and standards: A focus on judgement and the expert panels

Complete

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