Our people

UOW’s School of Education is nationally recognised for its innovative preservice teacher education programs, and has long-standing international links in teaching, research and professional experiences.

Head of School

Professor Penny Van Bergen

Head of Students

Dr Noelene Weatherby-Fell

Head of Teaching and Learning

Dr Ken Cliff

Head of Postgraduate Studies 

Associate Professor Steven Howard
Dr Rachel Jones

School Services Coordinator

Jasmina Gacesa

Key academic contacts 

Emeritus Professors

Fellows of the University

Professorial Fellows

Principal Fellows

  • Narottam Bhindi
  • Brian Cambourne
  • Brian Ferry

Senior Fellows

Honorary Fellows

Honorary Lecturers

Catherine Wormald

Visiting Professors

Visiting Associate Professors

  • Rebecca Eynon

Visiting Lecturers

  • Matthew Bennett
  • Emma Goodall

Batemans Bay Campus

Saskia Ebejer

Bega Campus

Dr Susan Duchesne

Shoalhaven Campus

Dr Noelene Weatherby-Fell

Southern Highlands Campus

Kim Clothier

For more information on specific academic or professional staff, please visit the university contact directory.