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Propelling higher degree inclusive education research during disrupted times

In this post, C4IE HDR students Haley Tancredi, Lara Maia-Pike, Elise Bray, and Julie Arnold reflect on their 2022 #AAREConference symposium and share how the C4IE HDR Support Network has contributed to their HDR success. COVID-19, natural disasters, and rising costs of living have impacted us all since 2020. For higher degree research…

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Researchers find new exam system ‘washes down’ to lower years

QUT researcher, former secondary teacher and Head of English, Julie Arnold, is reviewing assessment learning practices with a recent study published in Review of Education. Studying her PhD at QUT, she is also a part of the Australian Research Council’s Linkage research project, Improving outcomes through accessible assessment and

Transform our schools #InclusionNow Rally 26 October 2022, Brisbane, Queensland Collective for Inclusive Education

C4IE Position Statement on the Dual System of Regular and Special Schools

  C4IE Position Statement on the Dual System of Regular and Special Schools The Centre for Inclusive Education (C4IE) is founded on an understanding that Inclusive Education is a fundamental human right that enables all other rights. The Centre exists to produce research that will reduce exclusion and increase inclusion to provide all…

Transform our schools #InclusionNow Rally 26 October 2022, Brisbane, Queensland Collective for Inclusive Education

Position Statement on the Dual System of Regular and Special Schools V2

The Centre for Inclusive Education (C4IE) is founded on an understanding that Inclusive Education is a fundamental human right that enables all other rights. The Centre exists to produce research that will reduce exclusion and increase inclusion to provide all children and young people with equitable opportunities to learn and develop as…

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What makes an excellent teacher?

C4IE researchers asked 50 high school students with learning and behavioural difficulties from Grades 7-10 “What makes an excellent teacher?” The study, published in Frontiers in Education, builds on research that measures quality teaching practices. One important finding is that students with learning and behavioural difficulties do not…

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Central Queensland Leading Inclusive Education Action Research Project

In this podcast episode, C4IE’s Director, Professor Linda Graham, introduces the Central Queensland Leading Inclusive Education Action Research Project. You can listen to this episode here

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ABC Radio Brisbane Drive: Interview with Haley Tancredi 

On Tuesday 4 April, PhD candidate Haley Tancredi spoke with Kelly Higgins-Devine about the Accessible Assessment ARC Linkage project. She shared:  the investment that the ARC and our research partners (QCAA, QSPA, SPA and our Partner Schools) have made in this important project,  the complex and dedicated work that our Partner School…

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It takes two to tango: Parent-teacher partnerships are not just about engaging parents. Teachers need to be engaged too!

In this blog, C4IE members, Dr Glenys Mann and Professor Linda Gilmore, talk about the need for more research into parent-teacher partnerships, and the critical role of teachers in determining the quality of that relationship.   There is no doubt that a positive productive partnership between parents and teachers is critical to the…

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Professor Marilyn Campbell #6 in the world on bullying & cyberbullying research

A bibliometric analysis recently published in the journal Educational Review, provided an overview of the current state and development of educational research on bullying and cyberbullying in the last 30 years. The analysis found that C4IE member, Professor Marilyn Campbell was the 6th most prolific author in education and educational…

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Can fine motor skills and executive function predict arithmetic and reading skills?

C4IE member Dr Verena Pritchard and colleagues evaluated the role of fine motor skills, executive function, and domain-specific skills at 5-years as predictors of arithmetic and reading skills at 6-years. The article Domain-specific skills, but not fine-motor or executive function, predict later arithmetic and reading in children was…