The "Rhedding-Jones Outstanding Dissertation Award" is awarded annually to a graduate doctoral student in recognition of a doctoral thesis that makes a significant contribution to Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education.
The "Redding-Jones Dissertation Award" has been developed in honor of Jeanette Rhedding-Jones (1943-2013) who mentored doctoral students and early career researchers across many countries. She encouraged and inspired young academics to reimagine early childhood methodologies and practice, and to push the boundaries of early childhood research, teaching, policy and pedagogy.
The "Dissertation Award" will be considered for those graduates who have completed their doctorate in the period between Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education Conferences. Active engagement with both the RECE conference and the field of early childhood education will be taken into account.
To be considered for the award a dissertation will clearly demonstrate contributions to:
Nomination packets should include:
Nominations should be sent to Mathias Urban at email@example.com by August 15, 2019.
The decision will be made by an Award Review Committee comprised of current RECE members appointed by the 2019 Host and Program Committees. The recipient will be notified prior to October 1st.