Course Directors

Dr Kelly Tribolet

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) (Hons) UOW

Course Director
Bathurst

Dr Kelly Tribolet began her teaching career over 20 years ago as an Early Childhood Teacher employed in a range of settings, including preschool, long day care and family day care services. Since 2004, she has been employed at Charles Sturt University, gaining a breadth of experience through various roles including research assistant, lecturer, Workplace Learning Coordinator, and most recently Course Director for the early childhood programs. While her teaching areas cover early childhood curriculum studies (maths, science, literacy, physical education), her main focus area lies within the field of health, safety and well-being. Kelly completed her PhD in 2020, with an  investigation of current practices and pedagogy for the provision of physical activity and movement experiences in early childhood settings.

  • Health and Safety
  • Early Childhood Science and Mathematics
  • Early Childhood Language and Literacy
  • Diversity in Early Childhood Environments
  • Professional Experience
  • Member of Early Childhood Australia
  • Member of Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Member of European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA)

Conference Presentations

European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) international conference in Estonia, 2013.

  • Symposium Presentation: The outdoor curriculum: Children’s participation in active experiences during outdoor play in early childhood settings in Australia
  • Poster Presentation: Using multiple methods to provide a comprehensive representation of current practice and curriculum provisions for movement experiences in early childhood services

Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) national conference in Melbourne, 2010.

  • Symposium presentation: The meaning of movement – an alternate perspective for achieving Early Years Learning Framework outcomes.

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