Projects per year
Belinda Davis is a Senior Lecturer and the Course Director for Early Childhood in the School of Education at Macquarie University. Belinda is passionate about early childhood education and care and the central role of relationships in young children's lives. Belinda's teaching and researching focus on pedagogy and curriculum in early childhood settings by exploring ways that children's experiences shape their learning and development.
Her specific research interests include:
- The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)
- Infants and toddlers
- Low socio-economic status children and families
- Reflective practice
Belinda supervises Higher Degree Research students and welcomes inquiries from potential candidates whose project interests align with her areas of specialisation.
Belinda teaches in the postgraduate and undergraduate early childhood education programs offered by the School of Education.
She currently convenes in the postgraduate program:
- ECHE 6030 Professional Experience 1: Early Childhood
- ECHX 6030 Professional Experience 1: Early Childhood
- ECHE 8250 Professional Experience 2: Early Childhood
- ECHX 8250 Professional Experience 2: Early Childhood
She currently convenes in the undergraduate program:
- ECHP 4250 Professional Experience 6: Early Childhood
- ECHE 2100 Play-based Curriculum: Literacy and Numeracy
Art & Wonder: Young Children and Contemporary Art. A collaboration between the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and Macquarie University
1/09/17 → 1/12/25
NSW Preschool Assessment Study: Review of Formative Assessment Practices in Early Childhood Settings
2/09/19 → 30/11/19
Improving learning opportunities for disadvantaged children and families in early childhood services
1/01/19 → 31/12/20
Harrison, L. J., Hadley, F., Irvine, S., Davis, B., Barblett, L., Hatzigianni, M., Mulhearn, G., Waniganayake, M., Andrews, R. & Li, P., 28 May 2020, Sydney, NSW: Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). 35 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen Access
Davis, B. & Dunn, R., 2019, Young children's emotional experiences. Murray, J. & Palaiologou, I. (eds.). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 31-49 19 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
NSW preschool assessment study: review of formative assessment practices in early childhood settingsHarrison, L. J., Bull, R., Wong, S., Elwick, S., Davis, B., Kosourikhina, V., Spalding, N., Yeung, S., Cooke, M. & Luck, M., Dec 2019, Sydney, NSW: N.S.W. Department of Education. 115 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile69 Downloads (Pure)
Davis, B. & Dunn, R., Sep 2019, In: Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 44, 3, p. 244-256 13 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Harrison, L. J., Hadley, F., Irvine, S., Davis, B., Barblett, L., Hatzigianni, M., Mulhearn, G., Waniganayake, M., Andrews, R. & Li, P., Nov 2019, Sydney: Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). 35 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen AccessFile43 Downloads (Pure)
‘Embracing the Tangle’: Creative pedagogy, uncertainty and complex aesthetic experience with young children in a contemporary art museum2019
Activity: Talk or presentation › Presentation