For educators who care about young adolescents

 

Research Experts:

   

 Dr Kelly Sharp – Scotch College, Adelaide

 Paper title:

 Leading learning for student engagement: Translating research into context specific practice

 e: ksharp@scotch.sa.edu.au


   

 Gabrielle Baker – Queensland University of Technology

 Paper title:

 Gifted adolescent wellbeing and the adoption of STEAM opportunities

 e: a.briz@bigpond.net.au


   

 Dana Leidl – Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, NSW


 Paper title:


 Climate Schools Plus: Online substance use prevention program for students and parents


 e: d.leidl@unsw.edu.au


   

  Dr Katharine Swain – Flinders University, SA


  Paper title:


  Student experiences of NAPLAN: Sharing insights from two school sites 


  e: katharine.swain@flinders.edu.au

 

   

  Rebecca Seward-Linger – University of Southern Queensland

 Paper title:

  

  Teachers enacting middle years’ reform: What can we learn from their perspectives?


  erebecca.seward-linger@stpatricks.tas.edu.au

      

  Dr Tony Dowden – University of Southern Queensland

 Paper title:

  Teachers’ beliefs and practices concerning the learning needs of young adolescents: Developing an    intervention    that enhances classroom curriculum and pedagogy, recognises cultural diversity and facilitates  inclusion


  e: Tony.Dowden@usq.edu.au


    

  Jason Hassard – Griffith University, QLD

 Paper title:

 The establishment of a distinct Junior Secondary identity by Year 7 students during the transition from primary  to  high school chronicled via student voice: A mixed methods study


 e: jhass13@eq.edu.au


    

 Dr Anne Coffey – University of Notre Dame, WA

 Paper title:

 Student leadership: Service and citizenship in the middle years of schooling


 e: anne.coffey@nd.edu.au

   

 Dr Katherine Main – Griffith University, QLD

 Paper title:

 Integrating social-emotional learning: Enhancing teachers’ capacity to embed social-emotional learning in the  curriculum


 e: k.main@griffith.edu.au

  
Donna Pendergast


Michelle Ronskey-Pavia
 

 Prof Donna Pendergast and

 Dr Michelle Ronskey-Pavia – Griffith University, QLD

 Paper title:

 Student Engagement Continuum: Engaging young adolescent students

 Engaging middle years students: The importance of a sense of belonging at school

 

 e: michelle.ronksley-pavia@griffithuni.edu.au

     d.pendergast@griffith.edu.au


Adolescent Success Inc. (formerly MYSA Middle Years of Schooling Association) 

Adolescent Success,  P.O. Box 2175 Toowong 4066, QLD, Australia

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