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

Deputy Head of School

Associate Professor Jessica Mantei

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

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.