Dr Adrian Rudzinski

Academic Status

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities (5.52)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Adrian Rudzinski was born and educated in Adelaide, South Australia. His appointment to Flinders University's School of Education was in 2010 following a 25-year career in educational leadership roles in secondary schools in Adelaide and internationally in Hong Kong. He held various IB leadership and school administrative positions including Director of Staff at Concordia College Adelaide.

His research interests are: immigration studies; career mobility patterns of teachers; curriculum histories; history teaching methods; and IB program impact studies.


Bachelor of Arts Honours, History, Adelaide University

Diploma in Education, Adelaide University

Master of Arts, History, Flinders University

Doctor of Education, Flinders University

Key responsibilities

Contemporary issues in secondary schooling

Curriculum studies R-12 in Humanities and Social Sciences

International Baccalaureate (IB) studies

Teaching interests

Humanities and Social Science curricula past and present

International Bacclaureate

Contemporary issues; education policy; teachers' lives; the teaching profession.

Topic coordinator
EDUC3525 Curriculum studies HASS middle school
EDUC4729 Curriculum Studies History Geography Politics senior school
EDUC9822 IBMYP Curriculum processes
EDUC9823 IBMYP Assessment
EDUC9824 IBMYP Classroom diversity
EDUC9821 IBMYP Curriculum foundations
EDUC9825 Practitioner inquiry international education
EDUC9826 Crafting a research dissertation in international education
EDUC3627 Contemporary issues in Secondary Schooling
EDUC4726 Curriculum Studies HASS primary
EDUC9827 Course Project in IB practice