• Associate Professor Mitch Parkes retired, effective 5 January 2024. We wish Mitch well in his retirement and travels with Gen.
  • Associate Professor Jo Anderson departs UNE on 16 February 2024, with her last day of work on Friday 12 January 2024. We wish Jo well in her new role with the University of Adelaide as an Associate Professor in Inclusive Education.
  • Donna Moodie left the School of Education on Thursday 25 January 2024 to take up a role with Southern Cross University. We wish her well and hope that she enjoys the change.

School of Education End of year Celebrations (at Armidale Golf Club)

So, of course, we started with a little golf (well, about 10 brave people did!!) They did have to hurry their game so that they didn’t miss their meal due to the kitchen closing. 

Then, sitting down to enjoy a great meal at the end of a very busy year:



  • School of Education Impact and Engagement Officer – Dr Casey Mainsbridge
  • School of Education LANTITE Numeracy Assistant – Seonia Wark

School of Education Departments

We have dis-established Globalisation, Leadership and Policy – all staff have been reallocated to one of our existing four departments:

  • Curriculum – A/Prof Leonardo Veliz
  • Diversity, Equity, Sustainability – Prof Caroline Cohrssen 
  • Learners, Learning and Teaching – Prof Jenny Charteris
  • STEM Education – A/Prof Brendan Jacobs

School of Education Seminar Series


  • ASCILITE – free membership for all in the university, please complete this form – join a SIG, social media, monthly newsletters, webinars, research schools, CMALT, TELAS, AJET, mentoring – community and women in academic leadership, grants, awards, bursaries, peer-assisted learning and AJET. 
  • PPDR – Please start thinking about your 2024 goals and begin meeting with your Head of Department. Ensure you discuss Teaching, Research and Service/Leadership outlining SMART Goals (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound).


Professor Sue Gregory 
Head of School, Education