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Jane Torr - Biography

Jane Torr is an Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Education at Macquarie University. She has spent over thirty years researching and teaching in the areas of young children’s language, literacy, and literary development in home and Early Childhood Education and Care settings. She has drawn on insights from systemic functional linguistic theory to support her research, which has been published in both academic and professional journals.


Her most recent work has focused on the language learning opportunities available to infants and toddlers attending Early Childhood Education and Care centres, particularly during interactions involving shared attention to picture books.

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