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 (acting)

Associate Professor Shirley Agostinho

Head of Students

Dr Noelene Weatherby-Fell

Head of Postgraduate Studies 

Associate Professor Steven Howard

School Services Coordinator

Kim Gray

School Office


Key academic contacts 

Emeritus Professors

Bev Derewianka
Carla Fasano
Barry Harper
Jan Wright

Fellows of the University

Ian Brown
Pauline Lysaght

Professorial Fellows

Debra Bourne
Anthony Clarke
Barbara Comber
Peter Freebody
Garry Hoban
Lori Lockyer
John McCormick
Debra Myhill
Sarah O’Shea
Jim Tognolini

Principal Fellows

Narottam Bhindi
Brian Cambourne
Brian Ferry

Senior Fellows

Tessa Daffern
Jan Turbill

Honorary Fellows

Debra Costley
Jennifer Norman
Sally Peters

Honorary Lecturers

Catherine Wormald

Visiting Professors

Fred Paas
Iram Siraj

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.