Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Education
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Tania Zebian is an academic researcher in the School of Education at the University of Adelaide. She is also a passionate French, Psychology and English secondary teacher in the Department for Education in South Australia. Prior to this, she taught overseas in the francophone region of New Caledonia.
These diverse range of teaching experiences and inter-cultural encounters, both domestically and internationally, have cultivated Tania’s passion for her PhD project, targeting the impact of culture on Australian language teachers’ motivation to teach and their wellbeing. Ultimately, Tania strives to support language educators’ wellbeing in a cultural context, to promote quality pedagogical practices in Languages Education within Australia.
Through her cultural pursuits, Tania is actively involved in the promotion of languages as a member of the Alliance Française d'Adelaïde, South Australian French Languages Teachers of South Australia, and the Arabic Language Culture Association of South Australia.
Date Position Institution name 2021 - 2021 Stage 1 English Moderator SACE Board of South Australia 2019 - ongoing Secondary Teacher Department for Education 2018 - 2018 Secondary Teacher Lycée Professionnel Commercial et Hôtelier Auguste Escoffier 2017 - 2017 B.Teaching Student Representative on Adelaide Uni School Board & Learning and Teaching Committee The University of Adelaide
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2020 Honour Valedictorian and Mace Bearer The University of Adelaide Australia 2019 Award Anthony Patten Master of Education Prize The University of Adelaide Australia 2017 Award Adelaide Graduate Award The University of Adelaide Australia
Date Institution name Country Title 2020 The University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philiosphy 2019 - 2019 The University of Adelaide Australia Master of Education 2014 - 2017 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) 2014 - 2017 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and English)
Date Role Membership Country 2021 - ongoing Member Alliance Française d'Adelaïde Australia 2020 - ongoing Member South Australian French Languages Teachers of South Australia Australia 2019 - ongoing Member Arabic Language Culture Association of South Australia Australia
Date Topic Presented at Institution Country 2020 - 2020 Valedictorian and Mace Bearer The University of Adelaide 2020 Graduation Ceremony (Faculty of Arts) The University of Adelaide Australia 2019 - 2019 Open Day School of Education Panel Presenter University of Adelaide Open Day (2019) The University of Adelaide Australia
Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice
Date Title Type Institution Country 2021 - 2021 Peer reviewer for 2021 Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research Peer Review The Australian National University Australia
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