Mr Llewellyn Wishart

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer In Education (Early Childhood)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Biography

Llewellyn holds professional qualifications in early childhood, adult and movement education. His teaching experience at Deakin University has been cross disciplinary within the Bachelor of Health & Physical Education, Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance), Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Master of Teaching programs. 

He is a Certified Body-Mind Centering® Practitioner and professional practice member of Body-Mind Centering® Association (BMCA Inc.). A Doctor of Education candidate at University of New England (UNE); Llewellyn is an active researcher in the areas of movement, physical activity, nature-based learning and the design of early childhood outdoor environments.

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Research interests

  • Translating Academic Skills to Professional Skills (Pathways from Uni to becoming an early childhood teacher)
  • Nature-based, outdoor and ecological learning
  • Outdoor play, physical activity and movement
  • Design of naturalised early childhood outdoor spaces
  • Integral theory and embodied pedagogies
  • Early childhood movement, music and dance pedagogy
  • Contemplative education

Affiliations

  • Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) Registered Early Childhood Teacher;
  • Professional Practice Member - Body-Mind Centering® Association Inc. (BMCA);
  • Registered Professional Member (RSME) - International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association (ISMETA);
  • NTEU;
  • Early Childhood Australia (ECA).

Teaching interests

  • Children's social, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing in early childhood and primary education;
  • Health, Physical Education (HPE) and Wellbeing pedagogies;
  • Sustainability education and nature-based teaching and learning;
  • Role of somatic education and body-mind integration in health-wellness pedagogy;
  • Early childhood movement, music & dance pedagogies
  • Contemplative education.

Units taught

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (E330 & E330T)

ECE 216 Children's Health, Wellbeing & Physical Education

ECE440 Creative Arts 2: Music, Dance and Drama

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (International) (E331)

ECI 216 Children's Health, Wellbeing & Physical Education



Master of Teaching (E760) (Early Childhood & Primary Strands)

ECP 712 Social, Physical and Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Professional activities

Unit Chair:

  • ECE 216
  • ECI 216
  • ECP 712

Projects

  • DUPPP Academic Literacies Project (BECE) 2012-2013;
  • Gowrie Victoria, The Harbour Family & Children's Centre Outdoor Learning Space - How It Works? 2012;
  • Greening Child Care Spaces Project 2013 - Nursery Gardening Industry Association (NGIA), Mission Early Learning Services, Fleming's Nurseries & CREFI.
  • Ballarat Kindergarden Project 2014-2015 - City of Ballarat, ECKA, Fleming's Nurseries, Uniting Care Ballarat & Deakin University.

Publications

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2016

Reading the map: locating and navigating the academic skills development of pre-service teachers

Dr Janet Moles, Mr Llewellyn Wishart

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-15, Journal of university teaching & learning practice, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

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2015

Infant and toddler responses to a redesign of their childcare outdoor play space

Dr Anne-Marie Morrissey, Ms Caroline Scott, Mr Llewellyn Wishart

(2015), Vol. 25, pp. 29-56, Children, youth and environments, Boulder, Colo., C1

journal
2014

Embedded academic literacies curricula: the challenges of measuring success

Dr Linda Thies, Dr Anne Wallis, Dr Anne Turner, Mr Llewellyn Wishart

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 43-59, Journal of academic language & learning, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal
2011

Nature teaches naturally : present and future perspectives on nature-based, ecological and somatic learning

Mr Llewellyn Wishart

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 8-11, Currents, Northampton, Mass., C1-1

journal

Grants

Industry and Other Funding

The Ballarat KinderGardens Project: The research, evaluation and professional development components - Forrest Hill application

Dr Anne-Marie Morrissey, Dr Liz Rouse, Mr Llewellyn Wishart, Prof Julianne Moss

  • 2014: $18,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report