ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary Education

ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary EducationLead advisor on early childhood care and education 
National membership 

Publisher of the New Zealand-International Research in Early Childhood Journal


NZ - International Research in Early Childhood Journal

Dr Wendy Boyd

Dr Wendy Boyd - Editor

Dr Wendy Boyd is the Editor of the NZ-International Research in Early Childhood Education Journal - a role held by Dr Boyd for a number of years now. If you would like to submit a manuscript contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr Boyd has an extensive list of publications, including academic books, journal articles, and articles for practitioners and the public.

She is a senior lecturer at the Southern Cross University in New South Wales. In 2011 she won the Vice Chancellor's Citation Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Dr Boyd is also a very experienced early childhood educator and centre manager (with over 25 years of practical experience). She is highly regarded in the early childhood field and an advocate for high quality early childhood education and care.


Members of the NZ-International Research in ECE Journal Editorial Board 2020 - 2021

Dr Kaye Cederman (Trinity College, Dublin)
Dr Elspeth McInnes (University of South Australia, Adelaide)
Prof Pam Whitty (University of New Brunswick, Canada)
Tui Summers (Te Rito Maioha, NZ)
Dr Jo Ailwood (University of Newcastle, New South Wales)
Dr Carla Solvason (University of Worcester, UK)
Dr Qilong Zhang (Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, NZ)
Gillian Postlewaight (Eastern Institute of Technology, NZ)
Dr Chris Jenkin (Auckland University of Technology, NZ)
Nicola Watson (University of Worcester, UK)
Dr Cara Swit (University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ)

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