All posts by Stacey Fox

Dr Stacey Fox has worked in research and policy across child, youth and family sectors for a number of years. Most recently, she was Senior Manager of Research and Projects at the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) where she led a large national project focused on parent engagement in learning. She was responsible for the implementation of a range of research projects and collaborative initiatives focused on building a shared understanding of parent engagement, building its profile nationally, disseminating research and evidence about ‘what works’ and supporting better data and evaluation. Stacey has co-authored significant reports on parent engagement in learning and systems design to support prevention and early intervention; worked in strategic and international social policy, program design and family policy at the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; and as a lecturer in higher education development at Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of Western Australia (UWA). Stacey completed a PhD at UWA in 2008.

Australia is lagging on 3 year old participation in early childhood education

The OECD’s latest Starting Strong report provides an update on early childhood education opportunities across the developed world, and a fresh insight into how Australian children are faring. The Starting Strong series, which began in 2001, provides valuable comparisons and analysis of early childhood education systems, and has been highly influential in the development of early years policy […]

High-quality, affordable education at the heart of Labor’s new early years policy

High-quality, affordable education at the heart of Labor’s new early years policy Megan O’Connell, Victoria University; Bronwyn Hinz, Victoria University, and Stacey Fox, Victoria University For too long, early years education policy has focused on the money, pigeonholed into a debate about “child care” and “mums getting back to work”, rather than a long-term investment […]

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