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Mrs Amelia Ruscoe


Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6284
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.206  

Amelia is a Lecturer and Unit Coordinator in Early Childhood Studies for the School of Education.

Professional Associations

  • 2012 - Springfield Primary School Council
  • 2012 - Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC)

Research Interests

  • Reflective practices with early writers
  • Visual arts/creativity


  • Master of Early Childhood Education, Griffith University, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Education, Queensland University of Technology, 1997.
  • Bachelor of Teaching (Primary), Queensland University of Technology, 1992.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Ruscoe, A., Barblett, L., Barratt-Pugh, C. (2021). Discourses of power: Policy and curriculum demands in the first year of compulsory school in Western Australia. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, xx(xx), xx.
  • Barratt-Pugh, C., Ruscoe, A., Fellowes, J. (2021). Motivation to Write: Conversations with Emergent Writers. Early Childhood Education Journal, 49(2), 223-234.

Journal Articles

  • Ruscoe, A., Barblett, L., Barratt-Pugh, C. (2018). Sharing power with children: Repositioning children as agentic learners. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 43(3), 63-71.


  • Fellowes, J., Barratt-Pugh, C., Ruscoe, A. (2014). Reflective practice with teachers of early writers 2014. Reflective practice with teachers of early writers. Perth WA. Edith Cowan University.

Research Projects

  • Transforming Transitions - Using students' social capital to recast transitions, Association of Independent Schools of WA, AISWA - Grant, 2020 ‑ 2022, $99,989.
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