TeachLab Leader, Strategic Partnerships
Dr Lewes Peddell
Dr Lewes Peddell is Lecturer in the School of Education, with a focus on Mathematics Education. Prior to coming to SCU in 2018, he was Director of Research, Learning and Enterprise at Canterbury College (QLD) where he also served as Director of Arts Academy, Acting Director of Curriculum and taught Music
and Mathematics. Before these positions, Dr Peddell resided in the USA from 1999-2007. During this time he studied with Craig Kirchhoff (now Emeritus Professor) at the University of Minnesota completing his Master in Music (Wind Conducting) and PhD with foci on Music Education and Conducting. From 2002-2007, Dr Peddell was Director of Bands and Orchestra at the Sunderman Conservatorium of Music, Gettysburg College where he was an Assistant Professor delivering courses in the Bachelor of Music Education degree program. The first 10-years of his teaching career were at a large co-educational independent school where from 1992 served as Director of Music.
Lewes Peddell has been appointed Leader, Teach Lab Strategic Partnerships. A key component of our 20/21 TL Strategic Plan is the development of strategic relationships with schools, education organisations and systems so that research projects can be established. The goal of this strategy is to first promote TeachLab as an opportunity for such organisations and to then secure increasing Cat 3 research funds. Lewes will lead and coordinate this activity and has a target of $1m per year.