The Future of Literacy Research in the Early Childhood Context

  • Alison W. ArrowEmail author
  • Claire J. McLachlan
Part of the International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development book series (CHILD, volume 17)


This chapter concludes the volume and identifies the nature of research methods used, the key themes or commonalities in the research undertaken and any implications for the teaching and learning of literacy in the early childhood setting. In addition, this chapter will explore whether a research agenda for early literacy research can be identified from the chapters and other sources, which may be useful in guiding further research and identifying implications for policy.


Early Childhood Education Morphological Awareness Teacher Knowledge Literacy Learning Home Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of EducationMassey UniversityPalmerston NorthNew Zealand
  2. 2.Te Hononga, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of EducationUniversity of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand

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