Mrs Deborah Bradbery

Mrs Deborah Bradbery

Lecturer

School of Education (Education)

Career Summary

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.

Research Expertise
Global Education Children's Literature

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

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

Collaborations
Global Education Grant from The PTC as part of the Global Education Research Team. Supporting Smarter Schools project.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Children's Literature
  • English K-6
  • Global Education
  • Pedagogy

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
139999 Education not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2009 -  Membership University of Newcastle
Executive Committee of the UON Alumni
Australia
1/01/2001 - 1/12/2005 Literacy Consultant & Assistant Principal NSW DEC
Australia
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 4
Total funding $134,227

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20171 grants / $5,455

Future Teaching$5,455

Funding body: Kambala Public School

Funding body Kambala Public School
Project Team Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Doctor Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2017
Funding Finish 2017
GNo G1701031
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

20141 grants / $27,987

Project to assess intercultural competency in preservice and in service teachers$27,987

Funding body: Professional Teachers Council of NSW

Funding body Professional Teachers Council of NSW
Project Team Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Doctor Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
Scheme Global Education Project NSW
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1400717
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20131 grants / $750

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

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Mrs Deborah Bradbery
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1301026
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20101 grants / $100,035

Global Education in Teacher Education$100,035

Funding body: AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development)

Funding body AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development)
Project Team Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Doctor Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen, Doctor Julie McLeod
Scheme Global Education Program
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2015
GNo G1000821
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y
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Mrs Deborah Bradbery

Position

Lecturer
School of Education
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts

Focus area

Education

Contact Details

Email debbie.bradbery@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 7765
Fax (02) 4921 7887

Office

Room HA63
Building Hunter Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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