Faculty of Education and Arts

Julie Burns

Position: Lecturer
Study area: Education
Location: Mt Helen Campus, T Building, Room T308
Phone: 5327 6174
Email: jburns@federation.edu.au


Masters of Education Studies - enrolled 2013

Bachelor of Education (Institute of Early Childhood Development) - 1986

Diploma of Teaching Institute of Early Childhood Development (formerly Melbourne Kindergarten Teachers College) - 1975


  • Understanding Early Human Development (EDEC1012)
  • Investigating: Numeracy & Technology (EDECE2003)
  • Play as Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings (EDECE3006)
  • The Inclusive Teacher (EDECE3015)
  • Children’s Health & Safety (EDECE1008)


  • Kindergarten teacher at community based country centres for 13 years
  • Pre-School Field Officer with an Early Childhood Intervention programme for 6 years
  • Worked within Children's Services in Local Government 10 years in both a teaching and management role
  • Currently lecturing in Early Childhood at FedUni and co-ordinating Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood

Areas of expertise

  • Early Childhood