Senior Lecturer, Languages Education and Indonesian
Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law
I am an experienced teacher and researcher in applied linguistics and languages education, working across diverse languages in the areas of language policy, curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. I also have specific expertise in Indonesian language education. My research, consultancy and supervision activities focus on mediation particularly in relation to intercultural language pedagogy, (languages) curriculum design and implementation, language policy and program implementation, assessment of student achievement, and more recently, interpreting and translating and foreign language education in international contexts.
Doctor of Philosophy, University of South Australia
Masters of Education, Languages Education Specialisation, University of South Australia
Graduate Certificate in Languages Education, University of South Australia
Graduate Diploma of Education, University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Adelaide
Australian Post-graduate Scholarship
Early Career Researcher Program 2011 (UniSA)
Supported Researcher, 2011, 2012 (UniSA)
Staff Representative, Teaching and Learning Committee
Topic Coordinator for the following topics:
I am currently a member of the recently established Intercultural Mediation Research Network (2015-2017) within the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA).
My research supervisions include the following:
2013, PhD completion, 'Teachers' knowledge and beliefs in Indonesian primary schools' (associate supervisor, UniSA)
2013, EdD completion, 'Developing teachers' oral proficiency for the teaching of English in the DPED Curriculum in Bangladesh' (co-supervisor)
2014, EdD completion, 'Students' perceptions of the effectiveness of English language teaching in Laos' (Principal supervisor)
2014, EdD recently commenced, 'Students perceptions of the multilingual policy in education in Timor Leste' (Principal Supervisor)
2014, MEd completion, 'A living script and etched cobblestones: A narrative inquiry into school educators on a study abroad trip and the implications for intercultural education in the Australian context.' (Principal supervisor, UniSA)
I am currently also co-supervisor of three PhD students at UniSA working in the field of translation and linguistic borrowing.
I hold the following roles:
I am a member of the following organisations and groups: