School of Education
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
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Rachel Bleeze, PhD, is a Lecturer at the University of Adelaide (Australia) in the School of Education.
Dr Bleeze has held various teaching positions at The University of New England, as well as Tabor College of Higher Education (South Australia). She received a 2018 Oceania Comparative and International Education Society New Scholar Award and was named the History Council of South Australia’s 2020 Emerging Historian of the Year. Rachel’s expertise in qualitative research methods previously led to her employment as a research consultant for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. More recently, Rachel was appointed as an Advisory Board Member for Heliyon. Her research focus on comparative and international education includes the existence of intercultural understanding in secondary classrooms and the ways in which curricula can develop students' sense of empathy with those who are different from themselves.
Date Position Institution name 2023 - ongoing Lecturer University of Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title 2020 University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2013 University of Adelaide Australia Graduate Diploma in Education 2011 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts (History) 2010 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts
2023 Chief Investigator. Bleeze, R. The National History Curriculum: A decade later. School of Education (UofA) Research Support Grant ($1,831).
2023 Chief Investigator. Bleeze, R. & Palmer, E. Empathy and Anne Frank: A comparative study using virtual reality. Faculty of ABLE (UofA) ECR Research Leadership Grant ($4,831).
2023 Co-Investigator. Boyle, C. & Bleeze, R. Lived experiences of schooling from people with a disability in South Australia. School of Education (UofA) Research Support Grant ($3,500).
Rachel's most recent teaching has included:
2023 Academic English (Summer and Winter School, EDUC 1016OL/EDUC 2003OL)
2023 Research Communication (Semester 1, EDUC 7055)
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2023 Co-Supervisor Enhancing Classroom Management and Teacher Training: A Focus on Conscious Teaching for Improved Student Behaviour and Teacher Retention. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Saha Bajraktarevic 2021 Co-Supervisor Indigenous Civic Literacy: A Comparative History of Education in Australia and New Zealand Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Julian Rawiri Kusabs
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