LCST; Dip Fam Th; M ECh; PhD
Dr Loraine Fordham is a lecturer and researcher in the field of early childhood. Loraine has a PhD in early childhood (exploring families' experiences of family-centred practice) and has worked as an academic, researcher and speech pathologist in a range of early childhood, academic, health and community organisations.
In May 2016 Loraine completed a 2½ year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship with the Children's Protection Society in Melbourne. The research report "Extending the reach of the Early Years Education Program: The EYEP:Q" was launched on July 13th 2016.
Loraine's research interests include early childhood research with families and young children, especially those who experience disability, disadvantage or marginalisation.
Loraine's major areas of interest include inclusive education and inclusive practices and family-centred early childhood intervention.
Loraine is concerned with utilising strengths-based approaches in intervention, education, evaluation and research practice.
Currently Loraine teaches:
And supervises students undertaking a Masters in Education
Current Membership of Professional Associations: