Through a rich description of how young children use drawing to express their emerging understandings of the world, Rudolph disrupts narrow definitions of the child as learner.

Author Biography

Sophie Rudolph is a PhD candidate at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE). Her doctoral study is an examination of the history and political effects of the “achievement gap” between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students in Australia. Her work experience includes teaching in primary schools in Australia and the United Kingdom and working with community groups in South Africa, Thailand, and Australia, both in Melbourne and in regional Victoria. More recently, she has been involved in teacher education at the MGSE and in the development of educational opportunities in Indigenous contexts.



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