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Marilyn Fleer, professor, Monash University

Honorary professor at DPU, Aarhus University from 1 September 2020.

Laureate Professor Fleer is Foundation Chair of Early Childhood Education and Development at Monash University and was awarded the most prestigious research award in Australia from the Australian Research Council, a Laureate Fellowship (https://www.arc.gov.au/news-publications/media/feature-articles/playlab-nurture-new-generation-thinkers).

She is the researcher behind a play-based learning model called Conceptual PlayWorld and has a longstanding collaboration with researchers at Aarhus University. She is looking forward to extending this collaboration through her new status as an Honorary professor at the Danish School of Education.