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Assoc Prof Lindy-Anne Abawi

Assoc Prof Lindy-Anne Abawi
Name Lindy-Anne Abawi
Position Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching)
Section Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
Office T419
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1680
Extension 1680
Qualifications MEd USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Education systems not elsewhere classified ( 130199 )

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-Anne and Gibbings, Peter and Hammer, Sara (2017) A twin-initiative transforming curriculum development processes. In: 40th Annual Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference (HERDSA 2017): Curriculum Transformation, 27-30 June 2017, Sydney, Australia.

Kong, Eric and Goh, Steven Ching-Nam and Gussen, Benjamen Franklen and Turner, Joanna and Abawi, Lindy-Anne (2017) Strategies on addressing contract cheating: a case study from an Australian regional university. In: Handbook of research on academic misconduct in higher education. Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development. IGI Publishing (IGI Global), pp. 206-228. ISBN 9781522516101

Kek, Megan and Kimmins, Lindy and Lawrence, Jill and Abawi, Lindy and Lindgren, Courtney and Stokes, Trent (2017) Students enabling students in a Student Partnership Project: a case study emerging from the OLT Transforming Practice Project on Student Partnerships. Student Success, 8 (2). pp. 117-122.

Andrews, Dorothy and Abawi, Lindy (2017) Three-dimensional pedagogy: a new professionalism in educational contexts. Improving Schools, 20 (1). pp. 76-94. ISSN 1365-4802

Abawi, Lindy (2015) A vision and language for schoolwide pedagogical improvement. In: Educational developments, practices and effectiveness: global perspectives and contexts. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Hampshire, UK, pp. 68-90. ISBN 978-1-137-46992-2

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