Sandie Wong

Associate Professor

  • 181 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20052020
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Biography

Sandie Wong (B Ed [ECE], PhD, RN) joined Macquarie University in July 2018 as an Associate Professor. Sandie has worked as an academic, manager, researcher, evaluator, educator, consultant and nurse, within a range of early childhood, academic and health organisations. Sandie’s research is driven by a concern with the role early childhood education has in ameliorating disadvantage and reducing marginalisation both contemporaneously and historically. She is committed to working in collaborative, strengths-based ways, with academics from a range of disciplines, early childhood organisations and practitioners, and governments, to lead and support high quality research, evaluation and practitioner enquiry, that contributes to best practice in early childhood. She has an on-going interest in historicising early childhood through history of the present and oral history methodologies. Her current work investigates: early childhood practices (including inter-professional practice; workforce issues; educator well-being) and the history of early childhood internationally. Sandie is CI on the ARC Linkage Grant - Exemplary early childhood educators at work: A multi-level investigation (LP160100532). She currently holds a three-year Senior Research Fellowship with Goodstart Early Learning.

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Projects 2018 2020

Research Outputs 2005 2019

Towards a holistic conceptualisation of early childhood educators' work-related well-being

Cumming, T. & Wong, S., 1 Sep 2019, In : Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. 20, 3, p. 265-281 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

well-being
childhood
educator
Systems Theory
Empirical Research

Understanding the work of Australian early childhood educators using time-use diary methodology

Harrison, L. J., Wong, S., Press, F., Gibson, M. & Ryan, S., 2019, In : Journal of Research in Childhood Education. 33, 4, p. 521-537 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

childhood
educator
methodology
work satisfaction
staff

An investigative case study into early childhood educators’ understanding about ‘belonging’

Tillett, V. & Wong, S., 2018, In : European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. 26, 1, p. 37-49 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Curriculum
childhood
Interviews
educator
curriculum

Editorial

Mitchell, L., Wong, S. & Rameka, L., 1 Dec 2018, In : Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. 19, 4, p. 325–327 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Goodstart Early Learning Berowra action research project report: increasing engagement with the local community

Wong, S., 2018, Brisbane : Goodstart Early Learning. 20 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther reportResearchpeer-review

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Oral presentation

Convergence of multiple perspectives on achieving optimal early childhood environments for development and learning for children under 3

Linda J. Harrison (Speaker), Jennifer Sumsion (Speaker), Sandra Wong (Speaker), Laura McFarland (Speaker)
2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation