Dr Deborah Gahan

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Personal details


History of Early Childhood Education, Prep Curriculum in Queensland, Sociology of Childhood


Education Systems, Specialist Studies in Education

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • MEd (University of Illinois)
  • BA (University of Queensland)
  • DipT(EC) (Brisbane Kind T.C.)

Professional memberships and associations

Life member ECTAMember ECAMember AERA (USA)


Teaching is the focus of Deborah's academic life, particularly working with early childhood students in the Internship unit of their final year. Real world teaching is at the heart of Deborah's work with students, as she assists in a prep/Year 1 class on a weekly basis to keep her hand in with real world teaching issues, ideas, demands and joys.


Selected publications

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