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Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles Dean & Head, School of Education +61 07 5589 3130
School of Education Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles (BEd Hons Griffith, PhD CQU) is a Professor of Sustainability, Environment and Education at Southern Cross University, School of Education, Australia. She is the Dean and Head of School for the School of Education, as well as the Research Leader of the Sustainability, Environment and the Arts in Education (SEAE) Research Cluster. She has led over 40 research projects in environmental education and published over 150 publications largely centred on ontologies in/as nature through socioecological and posthumanist theoretical orientations. She has a particular interest in child-framed arts-based research methodologies. Amy has also been recognised for both her teaching and research excellence in environmental education, including an OLT Teaching Excellence Award, Citation and the Australian Association for Environmental Education Fellowship (Life Achievement Award) for her outstanding contribution to environmental education research. For further details see: BEd(Hons)(Griff), PhD(CQU) Amy BEd(Hons)(Griff), PhD(CQU) Gold Coast
Raoul Adam Deputy Dean (Teaching and Learning)
School of Education Dr BEd(QUT), GradCertCogSc(UQ), MEd(Hons)(JCU), PhD(UQ) Raoul BEd(QUT), GradCertCogSc(UQ), MEd(Hons)(JCU), PhD(UQ) Gold Coast
Anne Bellert Senior Lecturer 6659 3946
School of Education Dr Dr Anne Bellert is a teacher and researcher who is committed to achieving sustainable learning - Learning for all, teaching that matters, learning that lasts. She is a qualified primary school and special education teacher and consultant who has worked in a wide range of school settings since the late 1990s. As well as teaching, Anne has worked closely with classroom teachers, school executives and family members of students with disabilities to promote successful school transitions, inclusive classroom practices and sustainable systemic approaches. Whilst working as a researcher at UNE?s SiMERR centre Anne was involved in the design and development of the now widely-implemented QuickSmart intervention programs. She now pursues research and publication interests focusing on learning difficulties in reading and mathematics, literacy, numeracy and, more recently, teacher knowledge about how findings from cognitive neuroscience relate to classroom practices. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education at Southern Cross University. Anne is a member of the Australasian Association of Special Education, Learning Difficulties Australia and SPELD NSW, and has achieved the following awards: 2009 Australian Postgraduate Award; 2009, Inaugural Rod Gerber Memorial Scholarship (high quality achievement by a student in a research degree) from University of New England Faculty Higher Degree Research Committee; 2008 Tertiary Student Award (significant post-graduate research in learning difficulties) from Learning Difficulties Australia, and 2005 Research Encouragement Award for Publications from Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research), University of New England. BEd(SpecEd)(UNE), BTeach(Prim)(UNE), PhD(UNE) Anne BEd(SpecEd)(UNE), BTeach(Prim)(UNE), PhD(UNE) Coffs Harbour
Wendy Boyd Senior Lecturer 02 66203618
School of Education Dr Dr Wendy Boyd joined Southern Cross University in February 2009with professional expertise in the field of early childhood education and care, where she taught for 25 years. This experience has taken her into research in this field, and particularly in the field of the quality of early childhood education and care. She completed her PhD in 2011, the title of which was Parent decisions regarding paid work and care of the child. Wendy has published and presented from her PhD, and collaborated to publish research involving pre-service teachers' attitudes to child care, early childhood education for sustainability, pre-service teachers' mathematics anxiety and advocacy of pre-service teachers in the field of early childhood. Her approach to teaching of pre-service early childhood teachers has been recognised through the award of a 2011 Vice Chancellor's Citation Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 25 years of early childhood professional experience, Wendy led a large staff team to consistently achieve the highest ratings in the early childhood Quality Improvement and Accreditation System. Wendy is highly regarded in the early childhood field and active with the North Coast Branch of Early Childhood Australia, actively advocating for high quality early childhood education and care for children and their families. BSc(UNSW), GradDipEd(ECE)(SKTC), MEd(SCU), PhD(QUT) Wendy BSc(UNSW), GradDipEd(ECE)(SKTC), MEd(SCU), PhD(QUT) Lismore
Patrick Bruck Associate Lecturer 07 55893465
School of Education Mr BSci(Syd), DipEd(Syd), MEd(USQ) Patrick BSci(Syd), DipEd(Syd), MEd(USQ) Gold Coast
Marilyn Chaseling Associate Professor +61 2 66 203 801
School of Education Associate Professor BMus(Adel), GradDipEd(ArmidaleCAE), MEd(NE), PhD(DEAKIN) Marilyn BMus(Adel), GradDipEd(ArmidaleCAE), MEd(NE), PhD(DEAKIN) Lismore
David Ellis Lecturer (Teaching Scholar) 02 6659 3179
School of Education Mr BEd(Sydney), MUDS(Bond) David BEd(Sydney), MUDS(Bond) Coffs Harbour
Martin Hayden Professor of Higher Education 02 6620 3160
School of Education Professor Martin Hayden is Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education at Southern Cross University. His principal area of teaching is in the Secondary program, where he is responsible for a foundation unit in Education Studies. His research interests are in the areas of higher education, concerning student participation, student finances and university governance. He joined the University in October 1993, when he was appointed Professor and Director of Teaching and Learning. In 2002, he moved to the School of Education and was Head of School until the end of 2005. From 1998 until 2002, he was Chair of the Academic Board and a member of the University Council. Prior to joining the University, he held a senior academic appointment at La Trobe University in Melbourne. BA(Monash), MEd(Monash), PhD(Melb) Martin BA(Monash), MEd(Monash), PhD(Melb) Lismore
Sue Hudson Deputy Dean, Professional Experience 07 55893256
School of Education Dr DipTeach(SCU), MEd(SCU), PhD(SCU) Sue DipTeach(SCU), MEd(SCU), PhD(SCU) Gold Coast
Amanda Isaac Associate Lecturer 0266203416
School of Education Mrs Amanda Lismore