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Biography

Educated in Newcastle at the University of Newcastle and the Newcastle College of Advanced Education, Deborah has extensive experience in Primary teaching having taught for almost 30 years in many different primary schools in NSW. A very highly accomplished teacher practitioner, she has received a number of teaching awards, including a Regional Teaching award, and commendations for a National Excellence in Teaching Award and a Lecturer of the Year Award. She has presented in a number of international venues in the area of classroom applications of Global Education.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle, 21/04/1979

Research

Research keywords

  • Children's Literature
  • Global Education

Research expertise

Global Education

Children's Literature

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
139900Other Education100

Appointments

Member
Exectuve Committee of the UoN Alumni (Australia)
01/01/2009

Collaboration

Global Education Grant from The PTC as part of the Global Education Research Team.

Supporting Smarter Schools project.

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Program Convenor for Master of Teaching (Primary)

Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Arts (Ourimbah)

Member of Executive Committee of the Alumni of UoN

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • English K-6
  • Pedagogy

Teaching expertise

Taught in NSW DEC Primary Schools for 25 years. Taken on roles of Assistant Principal, Principal and Literacy Consultant.

Lecturer in Primary Education at UoN since 2005 specializing in K-6 Literacy and pedagogical practices.

Professional Development presenter and Primary Program supervisor for Teacher Training Australia (TTA) 2008-2010.

Professional Development presenter and Consultant in NSW Primary schools 2011.

Course Coordinator 2012

EDUC 4748 Advanced Literacies K-6 (Callaghan and Ourimbah)

EDUC4185 Ethics and K-6 Internship

EDUC 6748 Advanced Literacies K-6

EDUC 6762 Managing the K-6 Environment

EDUC 6764 The Practicing Professional (Primary)

EDUC 6738 KLA Studies English K-6

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Publications

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Journal article (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Bradbery DR, 'Bridges to Global Citizenship:Ecologically Sustainable Futures Utilising Children's Literature in Teacher Education', Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 29 221-237 (2014)
2013Brown JR, Donnelly D, Bradberry D, Ferguson-Patrick K, Macqueen S, Reynolds R, 'Teaching Global Education: Lessons Learned for Classroom Teachers', Ethos, 21 18-22 (2013) [C2]

Conference (9 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Bradbery DR, 'Using children's literature to build concepts of global citizenship', AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E1]
2012Reynolds RM, Brown JR, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, Ferguson-Patrick SK, MacQueen SE, 'Globalizing teacher training: Embedding global education perspectives in multi-disciplinary pre-service teacher programs', AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E1]
2012Bradbery DR, 'From suburbia to the moody sea: Space, subjectivity & popular pedagogy with/in popular Australian films about youth', AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
2011MacQueen SE, Ferguson-Patrick SK, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, 'Integrating global education with teacher education', BERA Annual Conference. Final Programme, London (2011) [E3]
2010Bradbery DR, Reynolds RM, 'Using an integrated curriculum to enhance primary students' understanding of global citizenship', Learning for Life: Sustainability, Global Citizenship and Social Justice. SEAA Biennial Conference with SASOSE Annual Conference, Adelaide, SA (2010) [E1]

Co-authors: Ruth Reynolds

2010Reynolds RM, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, Ferguson-Patrick SK, MacQueen SE, McLeod JC, 'Teaching global education - individual stories of working the politics of teacher education', Paper presented to Collaborative Action Research Network conference, Cambridge, UK (2010) [E3]
2010Ferguson-Patrick SK, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, MacQueen SE, McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, 'Global Education with pre-service primary teachers: an integrated approach', Paper presented to the Enhancing Learning Experiences in Higher Education: International Conference, Hong Kong (2010) [E3]
2010MacQueen SE, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, Ferguson-Patrick SK, McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, 'Integrating for global education with preservice teachers', AARE International Education Research Conference - 2010, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
2010Reynolds RM, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, Ferguson-Patrick SK, MacQueen SE, McLeod JC, 'Global education in teacher education - reflections on initiatives across programs in one university', Paper presented at National Council for the Social Studies conference, Denver, CO (2010) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

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Number of grants3
Total funding$111,490

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2014 (1 grants)

Project to assess intercultural competency in preservice and in service teachers$30,786
Funding Body: Professional Teachers Council of NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Ms Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeRole
Global Education Project NSWInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,78620142015
GNo:G1400717

2013 (1 grants)

AARE 2013 (Australian Association for Research in Education), Hilton Adelaide, 1-5 December 2013$750
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Mrs Deborah Bradbery
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$75020132013
GNo:G1301026

2010 (1 grants)

Global Education in Teacher Education$79,954
Funding Body: AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development)

Project Team
Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Ms Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen, Doctor Julie McLeod, Mr Rob Metcalfe
SchemeRole
Global Education ProgramInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$79,95420102014
GNo:G1000821
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

No Supervisions.

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Mrs Deborah Bradbery

Work Phone(02) 4921 7765
Fax(02) 4921 7887
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Education
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
HA63,
Hunter Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/debbie-bradbery
Linkhttp://www.newcastle.edu.au/research/debbie_bradbery.html