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    Melinda Miller

    Biographical Statement

    Melinda Miller is a lecturer in the School of Early Childhood at QUT. Her research, teaching and publication interests include culture studies, Indigenous studies, sustainability education and professional development for early childhood educators.
    Melinda's teaching and research interests focus on diversity and social justice. She works with educators in schools and childcare settings to support learning about the why and how of embedding Indigenous perspectives in early childhood curriculum.

    Workshop 1 Sustainability Initiatives in Early Years Settings

    Many early years contexts are now engaging in environmental initiatives to contribute to a more sustainable world. This workshop will explore case studies from childcare and school contexts to consider practical and theoretical elements of sustainability education for young children.

    Age Range: All Ages

    Workshop 2 "Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Early Years Settings"

    This workshop explores examples of educators' work and considers ways to embed Indigenous perspectives beyond tokenistic attempts. With a largely non-Indigenous workforce, there is need for ongoing discussion, critique and support to explore the why and how of this work in early years settings.

    Age Range: All Ages