Researcher

Dr Rose Amazan

My Expertise

Social justice in education/pathways to educational equity and international education and development policy with an emphasis on gender

Fields of Research (FoR)

Specialist Studies in Education, Sociology of Education, Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education

Biography

Rose Amazan is a Lecturer in the School of Education at UNSW, Sydney. She has extensive experience working with low SES communities in Australia and internationally. Rose's expertise resides in two strands of research: Social justice in education/pathways to educational equity and international education and development policy with an emphasis on gender.  Rose’s research, teaching, and service activities are motivated by her commitment to...view more

Rose Amazan is a Lecturer in the School of Education at UNSW, Sydney. She has extensive experience working with low SES communities in Australia and internationally. Rose's expertise resides in two strands of research: Social justice in education/pathways to educational equity and international education and development policy with an emphasis on gender.  Rose’s research, teaching, and service activities are motivated by her commitment to community development and creating equitable and safe environments for marginalised and disadvantaged communities.


My Grants

Current Grants

2021 - Lowitja Institute Project Grants ($198,975)

2020 - Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation ($240,000)

2020 - NSW Department of Education Strategic Research Fund ($584,000)

2019 - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Education, UNSW Seed Grant ($5,000)

2019 - Literacy for Life Foundation ($30,000)

 


My Qualifications

PhD (International and Comparative Education)

MS (Education)

BA (Mathematics & Secondary Education)


My Awards

Research Fellowship Recipient (2018), ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship, the University of Melbourne run by Professor Joy Damousi

 

Travel award (2018) from the Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN).  Perth, Australia.  Australia Africa Teamwork – priority research/education areas for impact. PAPER: Knowledge, Networks and Nations. Australia-Africa collaboration in the Era of Network Science.

 

Travel award (2016) from the Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN).  Cape Town, South Africa

 

Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN) Early Career Researcher Award ($500) (2014) for promoting strategic engagement and partnership between government, academia and business

 

Postgraduate Research Travel Award (2007).  Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society (ANZCIES).

 

Teacher of the Year Award (2005) from the United States Agency for International Development – International Foundation for Self Help – Teach for Africa.

Women in Leadership Excellence in Teaching Award-Nominated (Semester 2, 2011). Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.

 

Women in Leadership Scholarship Award (2000) from the State University of New York at Potsdam 


My Research Activities

Current Projects

Cultural Residents 

Cultural Nourishing Schooling

The 'Yes, I Can' adult literacy campaign in remote EAL/D Aboriginal communities  


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Cultural Nourishing Schooling

Critical Consciousness of Teachers,

Social Justice and Education/pathways to educational equity,

Australia Awards Scholarships,

International and Comparative Education,

African Higher Education,

Educational Development and policy, Skilled migration/diaspora mobility, Gender and Development (GAD)


My Teaching

EDST5115 - Indigenous and Scociocultural Contexts of Education

EDST2070 - Culture, Identity and Education

EDST5141 - Critically Engaging with Indigenous Education in Australia

 

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Location

G33 Morven Brown

Contact

+ 61 (2) 9385 0359
+61 (2) 9385 1946