Dr Natalie Robertson

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer In Early Childhood Education

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

natalie.r@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43767

Biography

Natalie Robertson is a Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at Deakin University. Natalie's research interests include early childhood education, classroom involvement, policy and curriculum and teacher professionalism. Natalie is currently completing her PhD which is entitled 'An analysis of preschool children's involvement in dramatic play'.

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Units taught

Natalie is currently the unit chair of;

ECE112: Curriculum 2 Planning and Assessment for Teaching and Learning

ECE116: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Wellbeing of young children

ECE403: Developing Partnerships

ECE370 & 401: Advanced Management of Children's Behaviour

ECI401: Advanced Management of Children's Behaviour

 

Natalie is also the lecturer for:

ECE110: Child Development 1

EEE753: Becoming a Professional Educator

Conferences

Robertson, N & Yim, B. (2013). Educators’ implementation and perspectives on the Early Years Learning Framework. Paper presented at the Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association 14th Annual Conference, Seoul, South Korea.

Robertson, N., Downes, N., Yim, B & Paatsch, L. (2013). Assessment of children’s learning in Australian Early Childhood education. Paper presented at the European Early Childhood Education Research Association 23rd Annual Conference, Tallin, Estonia.

Robertson, N., Yim, B., Downes, K & Ohi, S. (2014). Enhancing professionalism in early childhood education and care: A study of educators’ views. Paper presented at Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association 15th Annual Conference, Bali, Indonesia.

Robertson, N. (2014). An analsysis of children’s involvement in dramatic play. Paper presented at UPSI - Deakin 2nd Post Graduate Research Symposium.

Publications

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2018

Connections between children's involvement in dramatic play and the quality of early childhood environments

N Robertson, B Yim, L Paatsch

(2018), pp. 1-14, Early child development and care, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Building a model of support for preschool children with speech and language disorders

N Robertson, S Ohi

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 173-181, Journal of education and learning, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal

The complexity of preschool children's dramatic play behaviour and play styles in Australia: a mixed methods study

N Robertson

(2016), Vol. 10, pp. 71-92, Asia-Pacific journal of research in early childhood education, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Inclusive Practices for Children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds in Early Childhood Education Settings in Victoria and Sichuan: An Exploration of Opportunities for Improved Lear

A/Prof Indika Liyanage, Dr Laura Gurney, A/Prof Bonnie Yim, Dr Natalie Robertson

  • 2017: $25,000

Industry and Other Funding

Inclusive Practices for Children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds in Early Childhood Education Settings in Victoria and Sichuan: An Exploration of Opportunities for Improved Lear

A/Prof Indika Liyanage, Dr Laura Gurney, A/Prof Bonnie Yim, Dr Natalie Robertson

  • 2017: $22,727

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report