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About Dr Wendy Boyd

Wendy Boyd PhD (QUT), MEd(SCU), DipEd(ECE)(SKTC), BSc(UNSW).
Dr Wendy Boyd joined Southern Cross University in February 2009 as a Lecturer in the School of Education. Her professional expertise lies in the field of early childhood education and care which has taken her into research in this field. She completed her PhD in 2011, the title of which was Parent decisions regarding paid work and care of the child. Wendy has published and presented from her PhD, and collaborated to publish research involving pre-service teachers' attitudes to child care, early childhood education for sustainability, and advocacy of pre-service teachers in the field of early childhood. Her approach to teaching of pre-service early childhood teachers has been recognised through the award of a 2011 Vice Chancellor's Citation Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 25 years of early childhood professional experience, Wendy led a large staff team to consistently achieve the highest ratings in the early childhood Quality Improvement and Accreditation System. Wendy is highly regarded in the early childhood field and is the President of ECA (NSW) North Coast Branch, actively advocating for universal access to high quality early childhood education and care for children and their families.


Present Senior Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Education


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Contact Information

School of Education
Southern Cross University
PO Box 157
Lismore, NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3618
Mobile: 0413105636
Phone:(+61 2) 6620 3618
Fax: (+61 2) 6626 9489
Mobile: 0413 105 636


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