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  • Faculty of Education and Arts

  • Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education

  • Professor Claire Wyatt-Smith

    Claire Wyatt-Smith is the Director of the Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education at the Australian Catholic University and Professor of Educational Assessment and Literacy.

    Her research addresses standards and the use of professional judgements to improve learning and the role of digital technologies in educational assessment and evaluation. She is currently leading a large scale study of reform in initial teacher education involving 14 Australian Higher Education Institutes as partners in the study spanning six states and territories. She is also undertaking major studies into the teaching of writing, large scale standardised testing and the impact of new technologies on classroom learning.

    Current work includes a review of NAPLAN involving Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory. Other work includes research on digital learning assessment, big data and learning analytics. Outcomes from this include the UNESCO paper on digital learning assessment, big data and learning analytics

    Her work has attracted funding from the Australian Research Council (Discovery and Linkage Schemes), and governments at national and state levels, as well as international educational agencies. This funding has supported her extensive publications in leading international journals and publishing houses. She is the Foundation Editor of two book series with Springer Publishing in the fields of educational assessment and teacher education: Teacher Education, Learning Innovation and Accountability (2018) and The Enabling Power of Assessment (2014). ORCID 0000-0003-1190-9909

    Phone : +617 3623 7112 (Brisbane) Email :

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nat School of Allied Health

  • Dr Melanie Lowe

    Melanie Lowe is a Lecturer in Public Health at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. Her research spans the public health, public policy and urban planning disciplines, focusing on how policy can support the creation of healthy, liveable neighbourhoods and cities.

    Phone : +61(0)399533837 (Melbourne) Email :

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