Author Profile

Bridie Raban

Bridie Raban taught children and adults to read and write before joining the University of Reading where she trained teachers and conducted research on young children’s language and literacy development. She continued with this work at Warwick University where she was Professor of Primary Education (Early Years) and President of the UK Reading Association before moving to Australia to take up the position of Professor of Early Childhood Studies at the University of Melbourne. Bridie continues to pursue her interest in early language and literacy and has written extensively on this topic.