Deakin HDR scholarship EOI
Applications will remain open until candidates have been appointed
About the scholarship
We are currently seeking expressions of interest for three students to undertake research at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child, based at the Centre’s Deakin University node. The Deakin node of the Centre sits within the Strategic Research Centre in Education, Research for Educational Impact (REDI), located in the School of Education at Deakin University. Embedded in the Deakin node, the successful candidates will benefit from a research intensive and collegial environment.
Digital Connections: Communication across home and non-compulsory early education settings study
Home-education communication is foundational for children’s positive educational experiences in the early years. Download the project flyer here.
Communication approaches have changed since the days of taking notes home from school.
This study is interested in the many ways that parents, caregivers, and educators share information. We will explore how parents, caregivers and educators work together to connect and promote children’s positiveeducationalexperiences. Akeyfocusofthestudyistounderstandhowrelationshipsarebuilt through digital and non-digital modes of communication.
The aim of the project is to understand how communication happens, who communicates, the frequency of communication, when and where different communication modes are utilised, and the reasons for communication.
Parents, caregivers, centre directors, teachers, educators, and other staff of non-compulsory early education settings are invited to complete a survey about digital communication practices.
How to participate
To find out more about the study and to complete the survey please follow the link. The survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.
Professor Susan Danby (Principal Researcher). Email: email@example.com. Phone: (07) 3138 3547.