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Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett

Associate Professor

Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett

Associate Professor

Biography

Associate Professor Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett is the Academic Director of The Early Years at the University of Wollongong. Cathrine works in cross-disciplinary teams and conducts translational work with community and industry partners to support high-quality early childhood education and care practice that enhances outcomes for children.

 

Since 2015, she has co-led five large-scale early childhood pedagogical studies valued at more than $4.5 million, across three Australian states, in over 600 early childhood educational services, and with more than 3,500 children.

 

Cathrine brings particular expertise in pedagogical reform and her work on children’s self-regulation, child assessment and early childhood pedagogy has impacted educational practice, programs and policy both in Australia and internationally. She has authored and co-authored academic papers and been recognised for her expertise in children’s behaviour and self-regulation through her appointment as an advisor on key projects in Victoria, NSW, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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