Inspiring learners in a way that transforms and empowers.
Our school is a vibrant hub of energetic, passionate and knowledgeable staff, undergraduate and postgraduate students, and doctoral candidates committed to quality studies in discipline of Education, Outdoor Environmental Studies and Tertiary Access Pathways. We educate our students to be leaders, advocates, and change agents in local and global environments.
With an established history, and close relationships, with public and independent schools throughout the region, we develop and deliver quality programs and mentoring for pre-service teachers and research with impact. We welcome you to our school.
We offer nationally accredited undergraduate and post graduate study opportunities. Programs include initial teacher education in early childhood, primary and secondary education, double degrees and masters level programs for in service teachers. A full suite of pathway courses ensures access to and success in chosen tertiary programs.
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Education is a diverse interdisciplinary field. The school investigates education across a wide range of contexts including home, early childhood, compulsory school years, senior secondary, higher education, professional education, community, transitional and adult learning.
Multi-dimensional research contributing to understanding of curriculum, pedagogy, policy and theory across:
Curriculum and assessment
Voice, identity and social justice
We are committed to inclusive and active participation in our research across themes of:
Voice, Identity and Social Justice
Sustainability, Environmental and Outdoor Education
Community and Regional Education
Indigenous and Transcultural Research Centre
Proudly partnering with Indigenous, migrant, refugee and culturally diverse communities to deliver impactful research nationally and internationally.
USC researcher and Associate Professor of Child Development and Learning Michael Nagel, is using the latest brain science to give parents and teachers greater insights into the neurological differences between boys and girls.