Clare Britt

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  • 6 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Biography

Clare Britt is the Lecturer in Early Childhood/Primary Creative Arts (Visual Arts) at the Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University.

 

Clare coordinates Creative Arts units at undergraduate (ECH319 and ECH454) and postgraduate (ECED828) level for teacher education students studying in early childhood and primary programs. She also regularly supports practicing educators through professional development workshops in early childhood visual arts pedagogy.

 

Clare’s research centres around creative approaches to pedagogy in both formal and informal contexts. Her work draws on poststructural theory, and arts-informed and emergent research methodologies in understanding the complexities of experiences and perspectives of children, families and teachers in these places of learning. Her research is published in peer-reviewed journals and scholarly books, and she regularly presents at local and international conferences. Clare's work has a special focus on the role of the arts in foregrounding children's own perspectives in both research and learning contexts. Her current research is in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art, exploring how very young children encounter contemporary art in a gallery space, and how rich pedagogy might emerge from these encounters. 

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Research Outputs 2003 2015

  • 6 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 3 Chapter
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Abstract

Unearthing why: stories of thinking and learning with children

Britt, C. & McLachlan, J., 2015, Baulkham Hills, NSW: Pademelon Press. 214 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearch

learning
beauty
primary school
education
Teaching
student teacher
subjectivity
primary school
teacher
community

Complexity theory, early childhood development and social justice: creating a space for children's voices

Hayden, J., Mevawalla, Z., Britt, C. & Palkhiwala, S., 2013, Children and childhood: practices and perspectives. Basu, C. & Anderson-Patton, V. (eds.). Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, p. 217-227 11 p. (Probing the boundaries).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

social justice
childhood
participation
vulnerability
democracy

Loss, failure, and an awful reputation: a response to Jonathan Silin

Britt, C., 2013, In : Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. 14, 1, p. 32-38 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

authenticity
reputation
Uncertainty
subjectivity
uncertainty
school education
primary school
uncertainty
responsibility
evaluation

Activities 2013 2013

  • 1 Oral presentation