Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) projects


working with children

A Teaching and Learning Research initiative (TLRI) project exploring young children’s working theories about identity, language and culture in Samoan-immersion and English-medium early childhood centres.

Literacy and e-learning: Mining the action research data (2011–2012)
A cross sector (ECE, primary and secondary) collaborative research project that re-analysed data to investigate and build a theory about the wide range of literacy learning that can take place in e-learning contexts.

Moments of wonder, everyday events: Children’s working theories in action (2009–2010)
An investigation of children’s working theories (ideas and understandings about the world) in action in five parent-led early childhood centres in Canterbury, New Zealand.