Our People

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Dean of School

Professor Michele Simons
PhD (University of South Australia), Bachelor of Social Sciences (Human Services and Adult Education)

Executive Assistant / Project Officer to Dean

Mrs Nicolette Pearson

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Deputy Dean of School

Dr  Katina Zammit
BEd Hons (USyd), MEd (USyd), PhD (UWS).

School Manager

Ms Leigh Bambury (Acting School Manager)

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Directors of Academic Program

Early Childhood Education
Dr Kumara Ward
PhD (UWS), MSocSc (Dist) (UWS), BEd (ECU), BTeach (EC) (UNE), GDip Train Dev (GU)

Primary Education
Katrina Barker
BTeach (UWS), BTeach (Honours) (UWS), PhD (UWS).

Bachelor of Education (Primary) - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Ms Shirley Gilbert
GCertAdultEd (UTS), BAppSc (UWS)

Secondary Education
Dr Kay Carroll
BEd (UNSW) BA (UNSW) MEd (UWS), EdD (Macq) BPE, MEd (USyd), PhD

Adult and  Postgraduate Education
Associate Professor Susanne Gannon
BA (La Trobe) DipEd (Murdoch) MEd (James Cook) PhD (James Cook)

Pathway to Teaching
Mrs Jaydene Barnes
BEd (UWS) MEd (Charles Sturt)

Professional Experience
Ms Jacqui Humphries
BTeach (UWS)

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Director of Research

Professor Kathryn Holmes
PhD Monash University, MEdStud University of Newcastle (NSW), DipEd University of Newcastle (NSW), BSc University of Newcastle (NSW)

Director of Higher Degree Research

Associate Professor Chwee Beng Lee
PhD University of Missouri (USA), MA Nanyang Technological University, PGDIPEd Nanyang Technological University, BA National University of Singapore

Director of Engagement and International

Associate Professor Christine Johnston BA (Hons) PhD (USyd)

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Professors

Adjunct Professor Murat Dizdar

Emeritus Professor Stuart Hill
PhD (West Ind), BSc (Hons) (Swansea)

Professor Kathryn Holmes
PhD Monash University, MEdStud University of Newcastle (NSW), DipEd University of Newcastle (NSW), BSc University of Newcastle (NSW)

Professor Carol Reid
PhD, BA (Hons) Macquarie University, DipTeach (CAE)

Emeritus Professor Wayne Sawyer
BA Hons (USyd), DipEd (USyd), MA Hons (USyd), MEd (Sydney), PhD (UWS)

Professor Michael Singh
DipT (USQ), GradDip Intercultural Studies (Edith Cowan), GradDip T.Lib. (QUT), BEd Hons (Deakin), PhD (Deakin). Centre for Educational Research

Professor Margaret J Somerville
BA (USYD), GradDip Cont Ed (UNE), MEd (hons) (UNE) PhD (UNE). Centre for Educational Research

Adjunct Professor Margaret Vickers
BSc (Melbourne), MSc (Melbourne), MEd (Harvard), EdD (Harvard)

Emeritus Professor Steve Wilson
Dip Teach, BA, MEd(Hons), PhD, FACE

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