Researcher

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, Sociology of Education, Education Studies not elsewhere classified

Biography

Katherine Thompson (B.A. Duke University; M.A. Ed. Wake Forest University) has taught in a variety of settings, including public and independent high schools, not-for-profit and summer programs (The Fresh Air Fund; WriteGirl; North Carolina Governor's School), and Mwalimu Anna Primary School in Mto Wa Mbu, Tanzania. She is currently the manager of the UNSW Matraville Education Partnership and a sessional academic within the UNSW School of...view more

Katherine Thompson (B.A. Duke University; M.A. Ed. Wake Forest University) has taught in a variety of settings, including public and independent high schools, not-for-profit and summer programs (The Fresh Air Fund; WriteGirl; North Carolina Governor's School), and Mwalimu Anna Primary School in Mto Wa Mbu, Tanzania. She is currently the manager of the UNSW Matraville Education Partnership and a sessional academic within the UNSW School of Education, working in the fields of Indigenous education and community advocacy, sociocultural contexts of education, and equity in education.


My Qualifications

M.A. Ed. Secondary English Education (Wake Forest University), B.A. English (Duke University)


My Awards

Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award - Programs that Enhance Learning - Master of Teaching Indigenous Education Program 2021

Dean's Learning & Teaching Awards 2019 - Rising Star Award

Nominee - UNSW President's Awards 2017 - Collaboration

UNSW Staff Excellence Award: Excellence in Community Engagement - UNSW Matraville Education Partnership 2016


My Research Activities

Aboriginal Voices/Culturally Nourishing Schools Project (2020-2023)

Cultural Residents Project (2020-2022)

Culture, Community and Curriculum Project (2016-2018)

 

 

 


My Teaching

EDST1108: Indigenous Perspectives in Education

EDST5115: Social and Political Contexts in Education

EDST5116: Student Engagement

Master of Teaching Indigenous Education Intensive

Nura Gili Winter School and Pre-Education Programs

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Location

Morven Brown Level G
or Matraville Sports High School Annexe

Map reference (Google map)

Contact

+61 2 9065 2108