Clare Power

Course Directors

Dr Clare Power

Course Director / Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) Coordinator / Lecturer

Dr Clare Power is a Workplace Learning Coordinator and Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Charles Sturt University. Clare has extensive experience in learning and teaching within the university sector. She has implemented and led a range of university-wide academic literacy and learning initiatives, and peer learning programs and subjects, as well as maintaining a focus on sustainability education. Clare's passion for, and expertise in, peer learning and communities of practice developed through her award winning coordination of the PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) program at WSU. Clare continues to research and publish in this area.  Additionally, her PhD research on the Transition movement in Australia informs her approach in the learning/teaching space as a facilitator of learning experiences.


  • Student-based communities of practice, peer learning
  • Critical literacies and pedagogies
  • Social change, community development, social movements
  • Sustainability education
  • Transition movement, sustainability, relocalisation
  • Critical feminism, complexity theories


  • Professional experience
  • Critical literacies
  • Sustainability education
  • Theories and practice of peer learning


  • Australian Association for Language and Learning
  • Australian Teacher Education Association
  • Associate Editor: Journal of Peer Learning

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