School of Education
Faculty of Arts
My research investigates the contribution of education leaders in developing high performing schools and systems through the application of research to practice. At present I am looking the research literature on the role of school leadership in curriculum development and pedagogical improvement. This coincides with another area of interest which is the role of leaders in providing, promoting and participating in highly effective and relevant professional learning to provide support for teachers to improve classroom practice.
I am specifically interested in supporting practising teachers and leaders to enhance their capacity to teach and lead. This involves investigating effective practice and providing professional learning in a time-effective manner to support teaching practice.
Expert teaching, whole-school improvement, and ongoing professional learning for teachers and leaders can make a difference in facilitating high-quality learning for all students
Date Position Institution name 2019 Lecturer B University of Adelaide
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2017 Fellowship Australian Council of Educational Leadership National Fellowship Award ACEL Australia — 2017 Fellowship ACEL (SA) Fellowship Award ACEL Australia —
Date Institution name Country Title — Flinders University of South Australia Australia EdD — Flinders University of South Australia Australia Master of Educational Studies — University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts — University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Education — University of South Australia Australia Graduate Diploma of Social Sciences (Child Development) — University of Adelaide Australia Graduate Diploma of Education — Flinders University of South Australia Australia Graduate Certificate of Education (Studies of Asia)
Date Role Board name Institution name Country 2012 - ongoing Member Teacher Registration Board of South Australia TRBSA Australia
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2012 - ongoing Member Australian College of Educators SA Executive Australian College of Educators Australia
Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country 2018 - ongoing Member Australian College of Educators , Professional Educator Australian College of Educators Australia
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