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Gillian Busch

Dip T B.Ed Grad Dip (ECE) M.Ed (ECE) PhD
Assoc Professor/HOC - BEd (EC) & MTeach (EC)-531331
School of Education and the Arts
Centre for Research in Equity & Advancement of Teaching & Education (CREATE)
About Me

Gillian is the Head of Program, Early Childhood and a course coordinator of a number of courses in the Bachelor of Education.   Gillian’s PhD (The Social Orders of Family Mealtime) was awarded the Early Childhood Australia Doctoral Thesis Award (2012). Gillian is currently involved in several research projects including young children and celebrations and how families use SKYPE or Facetime to support family interaction.

Gillian is a registered early childhood teacher and has experience teaching early years in Queensland schools and preschools.


Awarded the  International Conference on Conversation Analysis 2010 De Gruyter Poster Award for poster presentation “Multiparty talk during family breakfast”

Early Childhood Australia Doctoral Thesis Award

Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 3904 Specialist Studies in Education
  • 3903 Education Systems

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
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