About Us

Dr Jenny Ritchie

Associate Professor at Te Puna Akopai, the School of Education, at Te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika, Victoria University of Wellington. 

Dr Jenny Ritchie has been involved in the early childhood care and education sector since the 1970s as a childcare worker, kindergarten teacher, parent, teacher educator, education researcher, and grandparent.  She is an Associate Professor in Te Puna Akopai, the School of Education, at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Her research and teaching focuses on social, cultural, and ecological justice in early childhood care and education.