- Associate Professor Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett
- Associate Investigator
- University of Wollongong
Professor Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett is a member of the Early Childhood Development Council and Academic Director of the Early Years, University of Wollongong. She has demonstrated leadership and scholarship in translational research with a strong track record in developing and delivering professional learning initiatives across the early childhood education sector. She has co-led numerous large-scale research projects across 3 Australian states, in over 600 ECE services, reaching more than 4000 children. Her current research projects focus on quality early childhood environments, pedagogy and practice, and workforce development, integrated early childhood service platforms, approaches to assessment along with children’s development and wellbeing.