Education Peninsula

    Research areas

  • Early Childhood Education, Visual methodologies, Family pedagogies, Cultural-historical theory, Socio-cultural theory


Dr Hilary Monk is a lecturer, researcher and Early Childhood Professional Experience Liaison based at the Peninsula Campus. She has more than 30 years experience in the field of Early Childhood Education. Her research investigates the ways in which young children's learning and development are shaped by family and societal practices over time. She is a member of the Child and Community Development Faculty Research Group.

Research interests

Hilarys research interests and expertise include: everyday life in intergenerational families, family pedagogy, early childhood curriculum, cultural-historical theory, visual methodologies and adult education.

Monash teaching commitment

  • EDF1038 Introduction in to the early childhood field
  • EDF2033 Learning with children, their families and communities
  • EDF3033 Change and transition in children's education
  • EDF4121 Teaching the power to change
  • EDF5610 Interacting with research in education contexts
  • EDF5925 Early Years Professional Experience 1
  • EDF5926 Early Years Professional Experience 2
  • EDF5927 Early Years Professional Experience 3

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