University of Technology Sydney, Australia
The University of Technology Sydney possesses a dynamic research economy and has a strong history of research in childhood and children's cultures. Its Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences hosts the Australian Centre for Child and Youth Culture and Wellbeing.
UTA has close links with the Dromkeen Centre for Children's Illustration and with other research collections nationally.
Professor Rosemary Johnston is Head of Education at UTS and Founding Director of the Australian Centre for Child and Youth: Culture and Wellbeing. This is an innovative interdisciplinary 21st century centre that integrates technology, research, teaching and practice in all fields pertaining to the culture and wellbeing of children and youth. Professor Johston is currently currently setting up and leading the Centre's interdisciplinary project, Literate Australia (PDF).
- Selected Publications:
- Johnston, R.R, Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature, Third (Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, 2006)