Researcher biography

Dr Christa van Kraayenoord is an Honorary Research Associate Professor and researcher in the areas of literacy, learning difficulties, and individuals with disabilities. Her research focuses on the following areas: (1) literacy and literacy learning of all students; (2) the writing of individuals with developmental disabilities and learning difficulties; (3) the relationship between metacognition and reading; (4) literacy-related motivation and engagement; (5) literacy assessment and reporting; (6) whole school change in literacy; and (7) teacher knowledge and teacher professional learning in literacy.