Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Graduate Studies/Higher Degree by Research

The School of Teacher Education has a vibrant and diverse community of doctoral students, both on and off campus. We welcome applications from potential doctoral students whose plan of research fits with the research priorities of the School and the Faculty of Arts and Education.

For more information about pursuing doctoral studies in the School of Teacher Education, see the Faculty of Arts and Education's Graduate Studies web pages. There, you will find details about research areas, potential supervisors, the application process, and potential funding sources.

School of Teacher Education Doctoral Candidates

CandidateResearch Topic/Title
Mark AdlerTBA
Helen BlakeEnhancing intelligibility: Increasing participation of multilingual speakers
Brenda BruceTeachers documenting critical reflections: A Western Sydney primary school case study
Amanda CookeTowards a re-conceptualisation of risk-taking in early childhood education and care practices
Anna CroninThe speech, participation and well-being of toddlers with cleft palate
James Deehan An exploration of the factors impacting primary teachers' science teaching efficacy beliefs and science teaching practices as they transition from university into their teaching careers.
Belinda Downey The Cinderella Profession? How are gender constructions influencing early childhood education and care practitioners view of their role as educators within their profession?
Belinda FriezerHow do infants interact in triads in long day care?
Kathryn Hendy-Ekers Linking the curriculum with museum experiences: 'Creating learning communities' between art galleries and the curriculum
Jebunnesa JebaDigital transition of English academic writing: A multimodal investigation     
Melissa LewDeveloping Young People's Health Literacy: A rural secondary school case study
Helen Logan Constructions of quality within Australian Early Childhood Education and Care policy between 1972 and 2009
Sarah Masso Speech sounds, phonological processing and pre-literacy: A psycholinguistic perspective
Peta Mathieu Multilingual Children in Their First Year of Schooling: What are Their English Language Experiences
Nicole McGill'Wait' lifting: Active waiting for services for children with speech and language difficulties
Maureen MooreMindset and mathematics in an all-girls secondary school
Louise Ohashi Developing Foreign Language Skills Online: An Investigation of the Independent Learning Practices of Female University Students in Japan
Ben Thi PhamChildren's acquisition of consonants, vowels, and tones in Northern Viet Nam
John PlayfordPerceived Effectiveness of Correctional Education Programs as Seen Through the Lens of Three Stakeholder Groups: Aboriginal Students, Teachers, and Family/Caregivers and Elders
Nick Ruddell Decolonising school science education: The Sky Stories Project, towards a framework for contemporary school science
Emma SaxtonTBA
George Scorgie The Changing Space of International Education: Investigating a Chinese-International School in Mainland China
David SimpsonTBA
Myra SinghIdentity and success in higher education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Valerie TillettTBA
Brad Wright What is a SunSmart School? Measuring the perceptions of the school community to provide a representation of the SunSmart Program
Weidong ZhangTBA

You can also find out more about the exciting work done by doctoral students in the other schools in Faculty of Arts and Education here.