We conduct research aimed at improving education policy, quality and equity by generating knowledge, interventions and innovations that improve learning, well-being and the work of practitioners in education organisations and community services.
We promote innovation through Research Themes, Centres and Research Groups:
This theme researches: learning and teaching in the early years including creativity, curriculum, pedagogy, literacy and leadership; and the psychological and socio-cultural underpinnings of child development, parents and families
This theme researches: curriculum theory; learning; analytics and assessment; teacher education and professional learning; development education; and information and communications technology
Positive Psychology in Education Research Group
This theme researches: education policy, school leadership and management, comparative education, educational change, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
This theme researches: clinical and health psychology, cognition, psychometrics and assessment, developmental and educational psychology, and social and cultural psychology
This theme researches: special physical and intellectual needs to improve the education, well-being and care-services of young people, and to support their teachers and families.