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Assoc Prof Lindy-Anne Abawi

Assoc Prof Lindy-Anne Abawi
Name Lindy-Anne Abawi
Position Head of School (Teacher Education and Early Childhood)
Section School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
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

Redmond, Petrea 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.

Abawi, Lindy-Anne and Leach, Tania and Raitelli, Julie (2018) Building leadership capacity and enacting school improvement policy: voices from the field. International Journal of Education, 10 (1). pp. 106-124.

Hammer, Sara and Abawi, Lindy and Gibbings, Peter and Jones, Hazel and Redmond, Petrea and Shams, Syed (2018) Developing a generic review framework to assure capstone quality. Higher Education Research and Development, 37 (4). pp. 730-743. ISSN 0729-4360

Carter, Susan and Abawi, Lindy-Ann (2018) Learning and inclusion for disadvantaged youth. In: European Educational Research Association 2018 Conference (ECER 2018), 3-7 Sept 2018, Bolzano, Italy .

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