B.A.,Dip.Ed.(Macq), Grad.Dip.Ed.Studies(RCAE), M.Litt.(UNE), Grad.Dip.Ed.(SACAE)
Paul Grover is Lecturer in Education, Charles Sturt University. Paul has worked at Charles Sturt University as a sessional lecturer since 2006, and joined the Faculty of Education in a fulltime lecturing position in 2011.
Paul is currently Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Educational Studies degree program. In 2012 he was Pathways Coordinator for the Diploma of General Studies.
Paul has designed and taught subjects in undergraduate courses in the School of Education, Faculty of Education, at the Albury-Wodonga and Wagga Wagga campuses, and has regularly taught subjects via the online learning distance mode. He has convened and coordinated secondary curriculum subjects in English and HSIE curriculum areas, and has taught and coordinated subjects in Indigenous education. He has taught and coordinated education policy subjects at Masters level. He has also written subject content for the Diploma of General Studies program on human development from child to adult, with his colleague Dr Angela Fenton.
Paul has had a career as a secondary English and History teacher, and Head Teacher of English and History, for 35 years from 1977 to 2011. He has worked in a variety of remote and regional central and secondary schools during his teaching career.
Paul has worked with the NSW Board of Studies for more than 15 years as a syllabus committee member, HSC examination Supervisor of Marking, Coordinating Supervisor of Marking and HSC English examination Assessor.
Paul has written, edited and contributed to an extensive range of secondary school English and History course books and resource books for students and teachers during the past 25 years, as well as contributing to the professional journals of the English Teachers Association of NSW and the History Teachers Association of NSW and to online professional websites.
Paul has presented workshops and seminars at regional, state and national conferences on literacy teaching in the 21st century, Indigenous education resources, assessment and English teaching and the role of the Head Teacher in secondary schools.
Paul has worked with local Indigenous community groups and the NSW Department of Education and Communities to produce digital resources focusing on Indigenous education initiatives, and has served in professional consultancy and education liaison roles across a range of community and education organisations.
In 2011 Paul was awarded the NSW Professional Teachers' Council Award for Outstanding Professional Service, and in 2011 also received the NSW Department of Education and Communities Quality Teaching Award. In 2012 Paul was awarded the Charles Sturt University Faculty of Education Award for Academic Excellence. In 2014 Paul was awarded the Pearson/Australian Teacher Education Association Teacher Educator of the Year Award.
Paul teaches in the fields of secondary school English curriculum education, Society & Environment curriculum education and Indigenous education studies.