BSocSc (Hons) UNSW, PhD, USyd.
Dr Megan Blaxland, B Soc Sci (Hons), PhD, is a Senior Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre. Her research aims to improve the policies and services that support Australian families experiencing adversity. Her research focuses on the community services sector and how to maintain a robust and responsive system. Dr Blaxland specialises in early childhood education and care (ECEC) policy and practice, and how to ensure marginalised families can successfully navigate services, systems, and subsidies. She has extensive experience designing, conducting and analysing complex multi-site qualitative research.
Family policy, low income families, early childhood education and care, child care, family day care.