Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP160101008 [ 2016 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Prof Margaret Somerville; A/Prof Annette Woods; Dr Iris Duhn; Adj/Prof Pauliina Rautio

Brief description The project seeks to produce knowledge about new forms of literacy emerging in sustainability education. For children born in the 21st century, the enmeshing of natural and human forces in the survival of the planet requires conceptual and practical innovation. Early childhood education can be a fundamental driver in this process. This project aims to integrate literacy and sustainability to produce powerful new learning for young children. It plans to theorise new forms of literacy emerging in sustainability education, articulate innovative pedagogies, and inform national and international policy and practice to address 21st century learning imperatives.

Funding Amount $278,038

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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