Notes from Professor Sue Gregory


Di Swann retired after 27 years at UNE on 14 March 2024. We wish Di well.

Thank you

To all those in the School of Education who processed for the O-Week Commencement session on 19 February 2024.

Out and About in the School of Education

Thank you to Zuocheng Zhang for organising a meeting with a Chinese Delegation from Shanqiu Normal University at Parramatta campus on 8 March 2024. We are undergoing negotiations on how we can move forward.

STEM team social event: croquet on the lawns of Boolomimbah. See picture below.

School of Education Values Goals and Actions will be held on Wednesday 17 April 2024 (no SoE will be on campus on this day)

School of Education Departments – email addresses

•      CURRICULUM – A/Prof Leonardo Veliz (Teams: Creative & Performing Arts, English, Literacies & Language, Health, Physical & Sports Studies, Social Science):

•     EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION – Prof Caroline Cohrssen  (Teams: Early Childhood Education):

•      LEADERSHIP, PEDAGOGY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION – Prof Jenny Charteris (Teams: Learning, Teaching, Special & Inclusive Education, Contextual Studies Education):

•     STEM EDUCATION – A/Prof Brendan Jacobs (Teams: Digital, Mathematics, Science Education):

School of Education Seminar Series

Dr Josh Matthews and Dr Cat Volpe: “Can a person really tell the difference between a text written by ChatGPT and one written by a human? Academics’ perceptions of ChatGPT-generated written outputs: A practical application of Turing’s Imitation Game. Wednesday 20 March 2024. View presentations 


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  • 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).


Members of the School of Education STEM team pose on lawn with croquet mallets.

The STEM team as practitioners of croquet.