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Professor Lindy-Anne Abawi

Professor Lindy-Anne Abawi
Name Lindy-Anne Abawi
Position Professor (Curriculum and Pedagogy)
Section School of Education
Office G308
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1680
Extension 1680
Email
Qualifications MEd USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Educational Administration, Management and Leadership ( 130304 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development ( 130202 )
  • Special Education and Disability ( 130312 )

Research interests
school improvement
pedagogy and learning
student voice
distributed leadership
creativity and learning
pre-service education

Professional memberships
Member of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders
Member of the Australian Literacy Educator's Association

Core Team member of the Leadership Research International Group which is the home of the Innovative Designs for Enhancing Achievements in Schools (IDEAS) project which is a school improvement project that can be found re-energising school communities all across Australia and in several international contexts.

Currently teaching courses/programs
Course examiner for Foundations of EDC1400 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Course moderator for EDP2111 The Middle Years
Team member of EDC4000 Professional Placement and Portfolio

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
25 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
25 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Interim Graduate Diploma of Teaching Coordinator for the School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood

Learning and Teaching Coordinator for the School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood

Research most recent
Laor, B. & Abawi, L. (2014) Professional learning communities enhancing teacher experiences in intenrational schools. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 9(1)76–86.

Abawi, L. (2013). Metaphor: powerful imagery bringing learning and teaching to life. Improving Schools, 16 (2)130-147.

Abawi, L. (2013). School meaning systems: the symbiotic nature of culture and 'language-in-use'. Improving Schools, 16 (2),89-106.


Research most notable
Abawi, L. & Oliver, M. (2013). Shared pedagogical understandings: schoolwide inclusion practices supporting learner needs. Improving Schools, 16 (2),159-174.


Publications in ePrints

Abawi, Lindy and Fanshawe, MelissaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7399-7663 and Gilbey, Kathryn and Andersen, Cecily and Rogers, Christina (2019) Celebrating diversity: focus on inclusion. In: Opening eyes onto inclusion and diversity. USQ Pressbooks, Toowoomba, Australia, pp. 41-91.

Huijser, Henk and Kek, Megan Y.C.A. and Abawi, Lindy A. and Lawrence, Jill (2019) Leveraging creativity to engage students in an agile ecology for learning. Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal, 2 (3). pp. 138-153.

Fanshawe, Melissa ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7399-7663 and Abawi, Lindy and Guy, Jillian (2019) The importance of Indigenous cultural perspectives in education (the danger of the single story). In: Opening eyes onto inclusion and diversity. USQ Pressbooks, Toowoomba, Australia, pp. 289-318.

Redmond, Petrea ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9674-1206 and Abawi, Lindy and Brown, Alice and Henderson, Robyn and Heffernan, Amanda (2018) An online engagement framework for higher education. Online Learning Journal, 22 (1). pp. 183-204. ISSN 2472-5730

Abawi, Lindy-Anne and Cooper, Megan and Andersen, Cecily and Fossey, Wayne and Holborn, Priscilla (2018) Australian Indigenous Contexts and Childhood Experiences. Oxford Bibliographies (Online). pp. 1-30.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Educational Administration, Management and Leadership ( 130304 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development ( 130202 )
  • Special Education and Disability ( 130312 )