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Research Biography

Kerry Bissaker worked as a classroom teacher and special education consultant before commencing her position at Flinders University in 1997. She has engaegd in extensive international roles holding leadership positions in this area with a particular focus on inclusive education in developing countries. Her international work in Asia has resulted in two Australia Award Fellowships and partnerships with universities, institutes and non-government agencies in Singapore, China, Indonesia and Nepal. The focus of her research is on effective learning processes for both students and teachers and in particular the role of teachers' professional learning is developing schools as dynamic learning organisations. Her primary interest in teachers' professional learning resulted in extensive work with the Australian Government Quality Teacher Project in both South Australian and the Northern Territory.  Her doctoral research with the staff of the innovative Australian Science and Mathematics School generated an explanatory model of professional learning which has subsequently been used as a tools for other schools.

Research Interests

Effective teaching and learning
Inclusive education
Teachers' professional learning
Learning environments

Completed Supervisions

Principal Supervisions:
  • Teachers' professional learning (1)
  • Teachers' professional learning in Pakistan
Associate Supervisions:
  • Early childhood education (1)
  • Environmental Education (1)
  • Gifted Education (1)
  • Teachers professional learning and SACE assessment (1)

Research Areas

  • Education

Supervisory Interests

  • Autism
  • Early development programs
  • Teachers' professional learning
  • Inclusive education

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