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Our research capabilities

Listed below are the research interests of the School of Education's academic staff. Contact details are available by clicking on the staff member's link.

Learning and Teaching

Academic Achievement A/Prof Laura Perry, A/Prof Andrew McConney
Adult Learning A/Prof Peter Wright, A/Prof Dorit Maor, A/Prof Judy MacCallum, Dr Rebecca Saunders,
Indigenous education A/Prof Libby Lee-Hammond, Elizabeth Jackson-Barrett, Lorraine Jacob, Dr Anne Price, Dr Audrey Fernandes-Satar
International and intercultural education Prof Simone Volet, Dr Susan Ledger, A/Prof Laura Perry, Dr Audrey Fernandes-Satar
Mentoring A/Prof Judy MacCallum
Motivation and self-regulated learning A/Prof Caroline Mansfield, Dr Deborah Pino-Pasternak
Rural education Dr Susan Ledger
Special needs education Tiffany Banner
Teacher education A/Prof Andrew McConney, Dr Anne Price, A/prof Caroline Mansfield, Dr Susan Ledger, Dr Rebecca Saunders
Teacher practice and professional development Dr Anne Price, A/prof Caroline Mansfield, Dr Susan Ledger, Dr Rebecca Saunders
Workplace education and training Dr Rebecca Saunders, A/Prof Dorit Maor

Curriculum

Arts Education A/Prof Peter Wright, Mr Robin Pascoe
Curriculum studies Dr Lisa Cary
Drama Education Robin Pascoe
Early childhood education A/Porf Libby Lee-Hammond, Dr Sandra Hesterman, Dr Deborah Pino-Pasternak
Environmental & outdoor education Fiona Cumming, Dr Amanda Woods-McConney, A/Prof Libby Lee-Hammond
Health & Physical education A/Prof Peter Whipp, Fiona Cumming, Ross Williams
ICT education A/Prof Dorit Maor
Language Education Dr Lindy Norris
Literacy Dr Wendy Cumming-Potvin, Dr Margaret Merga, Dr Sandra Hesterman, Dr Susan Ledger
Science education Dr Amanda Woods-McConney, Prof Stephen Ritchie, A/Prof Andrew McConney
Mathematics education Lorraine Jacob, Dr Kai Fai Ho, Barry Kissane (honorary)

Contexts and Systems

Comparative education A/Prof Laura Perry, A/Prof Andrew McConney
Adult Learning Dr Rebecca Saunders, A/Prof Peter Wright, A/Prof Dorit Maor, A/Prof Judy MacCallum
Education policy A/Prof Laura Perry, Prof Barry Down, Dr Susan Ledger
Educational inequalities & disadvantage A/prof Laura Perry, Prof Barry Down, Dr Audrey Fernandes-Satar
Gender and education Dr Amanda Woods-McConney, Dr Audrey Fernandes-Satar
Higher Education Prof Simone Volet, A/Prof Dorit Maor, Dr Rebecca Saunders
Research, Evaluation and Assessment Methods A/Prof Andrew McConney
Wellbeing in Education A/Prof Caroline Mansfield, A/Prof Peter Wright, A/Prof Laura Perry, Dr Deborah Pino-Pasternak, Dr Margaret Merga