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Dr Susan Carter

Dr Susan Carter
Name Susan Carter
Position Lecturer (Education)
Section School of Education
Office G317B
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4558
Extension 4558
Email
Qualifications DipT(Prim) USQ , BEdSt USQ , MEd USQ , PhD USQ

Dr Susan Carter (susan.carter@usq.edu.au) is both an educational practitioner and an academic. Susan has been an educator in schools for over 25 years in a variety of roles: teacher; teaching principal; Deputy Principal; Principal of a P-10 school; and also as a Principal of a large rural school. She has two Master of Education degrees: one in Special Education; and the other in Education Theology. She is currently a lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland. Susan is a member of Leadership Research International team. Her PhD research was in the area of how school principals maintain their Subjective Well-Being. Her research interests include: educational leaders; Subjective Well-Being; student and teacher well-being; inclusion; social justice leadership; and school wide pedagogy She has presented at several International and National conferences.


Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Special Education and Disability ( 130312 )
  • Education ( 130000 )

Research interests
* How schools better relate to and engage with parents so it value adds to student holistic outcomes?

* Educational leadership within schools

* Support of students with special needs within the school contect, including students whoa are gifted and talented.

Professional memberships
* Queensland Association of State School Principals



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.

Carter, Susan , ed. (2019) Opening eyes onto inclusion and diversity. USQ Pressbooks, Toowoomba, Australia.

Cain, Melissa and Fanshawe, MelissaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7399-7663 (2019) Opening eyes to vision impairment: inclusion is just another way of seeing. In: Opening eyes onto inclusion and diversity. USQ Pressbooks, Toowoomba, Australia, pp. 239-288.

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.

Carter, Susan and Andersen, Cecily (2019) Wellbeing in educational contexts. USQ Pressbooks, Toowoomba, Australia.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Special Education and Disability ( 130312 )