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Dr

Robert Brown

Senior Lecturer
Engaging young people
Arts
Professional learning
Artful play
Narrative enquiry
Reflective practice
pedagogy
culture
museums and gallery education
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Dr

Robert Brown

 
Division
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
 
Primary Interest
Arts-centred pedagogies
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Dr

Robert Brown

 

Robert Brown is an experienced arts and education lecturer and researcher at the Melbourne School of Graduate Education, The University of Melbourne. Robert’s work with children and young people and the arts spans over twenty years and includes undertaking the Research Manager role at The University of Melbourne’s Early Learning Centre.

In this role, Robert engaged in diverse research and community engagement projects, undertaken nationally and internationally, including the Coming Closer project centred on Indigenous storytellers. Robert has acted as the Senior Research Associate for an Australian Research Centre funded project entitled, Mapping Engagement at ArtPlay and also led a three-year Australia Council funded Community and Cultural Partnerships Initiative entitled the ACCESS Project, which investigated how community arts facilities engage diverse participants in creative arts practices. Robert's PhD profiled why and how artists work with children and young people, and the characteristics of engaging artist practices. Most recently Robert research has led to the development of a Family Engagement Resource for the City of Melbourne. Robert's ongoing research interests are interconnected and include; child, youth and family engagement, artist pedagogies, creativity and play, cultural citizenship and teacher reflective practice.

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Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Education


Doctorate of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Master of Education

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Education

Melbourne College of Advanced Education