Madeleine is an educator with experience and expertise in Early Childhood Education & Care. She is a Senior Lecturer of Early Childhood and the Director of Student Experience & Community Engagement at Curtin University, where she also engages in teaching and research around social justice, children’s rights, resilience and wellbeing, and care in educational contexts. Recent research projects have focused on children’s perspectives about their lives and education, trauma-informed and caring pedagogies, and innovations in higher education with a focus on enhancing student experience. Madeleine is a member of the Trauma Aware and Restorative Schools Collaboration (TARSC) and manages the social media presence for the Curtin School of Educaiton. Madeleine is passionate about creative writing, gardening, photography, and hiking.