Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Helen Logan

Dr Helen Logan

Dip.Teach (ECE), B.Ed (ECE), G.Dip (Spec.Ed), G.Dip (TESOL), M.Ed (With Distinction), PhD

Helen Logan is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Charles Sturt University (CSU). She joined the University in 2005 at the Albury-Wodonga campus and was appointed to the Bathurst campus in 2012. Helen has over 20 years’ experience as a teacher and director in a range of early childhood education and care services. Her teaching experience also includes teaching in NSW primary schools and the TAFE sector. At CSU, Helen is involved in developing and delivering content for the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) and the Bachelor of Education (Birth to Five Years). In 2019, Helen is Acting Chair of the Research Committee for the School of Teacher Education and a member the School Assessment Committee. She is currently the National Secretary for OMEP Australia (World Organisation for Early Childhood Education).

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Helen’s research interests focus on quality in early childhood education and care (ECEC) policy and history. Her doctoral research examined constructions of quality in Australian early childhood education and care policy between 1972 and 2009. In 2017, Helen was awarded a PhD. She is available for supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students interested in issues in ECEC. Her current work investigates early childhood educator well-being and oral histories of leading early childhood advocates, nationally and internationally. Helen is a co-investigator of the Early Childhood Educator Well-being Project (ECEWP). She is also available for Outside Professional Activities such as contract research, expert witness reports and evaluations.

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In 2019, Helen is teaching students who are studying:

  • Leading Early Childhood and
  • Pedagogy of Relationships

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Helen is a the NSW and National Secretary of:

  • Organisation Mondiale pour l’Education Prescolaire (OMEP) [World Organisation of Early Childhood Education]

Helen is also a member of:

  • Early Childhood Australia (ECA)
  • Community Early Learning Australia (CELA)

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