Cathy Lembke

Cathy Lembke

Director of Professional Experience

Cathy Lembke is currently researching in the area of the impact of short-term immersion programs on the cultural competence of pre-service teachers, as part of a prospective PhD thesis. Cathy has recently been working on the North Coast Initiative for School Improvement.

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Sandra Kenny

Professional Experience Team Leader

Sandra and her team of Professional Experience Placement Officers are based the Lismore, Coffs Harbour and Gold Coast campuses. Please use the link below for contact details of staff and their location.

Amanda Isaac

Associate Lecturer, Professional Experience

Amanda Isaac’s interest lies in the experiences of all stakeholders in professional experience, including pre-service teachers, their mentor teachers, in-school coordinators and higher education providers. This has led to a further interest in the assessment of pre-service teachers in initial teacher education, including the recently introduced Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment.

Alicia Phillips

Dr Alicia Phillips

Early Childhood Course Coordinator

Alicia Phillips joined Southern Cross University in 2015 with a wealth of teaching experience in educational contexts ranging from early childhood education and care settings, primary schools and tertiary education.

Alison Adams

Alison Adams

Professional Experience Coordinator

Alison works out of the Gold Coast campus.

Jenny Barron

Ms Jenny Barron

Professional Experience Coordinator

Jenny works out of the Gold Coast campus.

Judy De Vries

Judy De Vries

Professional Experience Coordinator

Judy is based at the Lismore campus.

Renee Hogben

Renee Hogben

Professional Experience Coordinator

Renee works out of the Gold Coast campus.

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