Prof Annette Woods

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Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland), MEd (Queensland University of Technology), PGDip (Griffith University), BA (Macquarie University), DipEd (Macquarie University)

Research Interests

  • Literacy
  • multiliterices
  • social justice
  • curriculum
  • pedagogy
  • assessment

Additional information

Before becoming an academic Annette taught across prior to school contexts, primary schools in Logan and Ipswich, and Adult Literacy programs. She was originally trained as a primary and special education teacher at Macquarie University.

Annette completed her PhD at University of Queensland in 2004. While studying at UQ she taught across the graduate diploma, master of education and dual degree initial teacher education programs. She was involved in numerous research projects including an investigation into standardised assessment and cultural fairness funded by the Qld IECB, and a curriculum project based in Solomon Islands.

In 2014 she took up a level B position in the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University on the Gold Coast.

In 2008 Annette moved to QUT as a senior lecturer. She was promoted to associate Professor in 2012, and Professor in 2016.

Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2016
Details
President of AARE Awarded the position of AARE President. Term involves 2016 - President Elect 2017-2018 - President 2019 - Immediate Past President
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2016
Details
Appointment to the AARE Executive via membership vote for 2013-2014 term
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2016
Details
Special Issue Editor with Noella McKenzie and Sandra Wong. Social Justice in early years education: Practices and understandings. CIEC 14(4)
Type
Membership of a Statutory Committee
Reference year
2015
Details
Membership of Committee to provide advice to the QCAA Board on all things related to the primary years of education in Queensland
Title
Naming the World: Early Years Literacy and Sustainability Learning
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP160101008
Start year
2016
Keywords
Title
Learning to write: A socio-material analysis of text production
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP150101240
Start year
2015
Keywords
Literacy; Writing; New Technologies
Title
Digital Learning and Print Literacy: A Design Experiment for the Reform of Low Socio-economic, Culturally Diverse Schools.
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0990289
Start year
2009
Keywords
Literacy; Digital Literacies; Pedagogy; Media Arts; Primary Education;
Title
What Teachers Do With The Official Curriculum: A Quantitative Study Of Factors Influencing The Curriculum-In-Use
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0989526
Start year
2009
Keywords
curriculum; syllabus; teacher development; professional development;
Title
The Development of a Values Approach to School Renewal
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0882566
Start year
2008
Keywords
School Renewal; School Profiling; Design Experiment; Values Educaion; Sociocultural Inquiry; Collective Identity
  • Conceptualising International Postgraduate Students' Authorial Voice in Academic Writing: A case study in Australian Higher Education
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Margaret Kettle
  • Experiences of same-sex attracted and gender diverse parents in primary schools |
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Lyndal O'Gorman
  • How does caring matter? The education pathways of young people affected by poverty
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Jennifer Alford
  • Metalanguage and Literacy education in Queensland school contexts
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Stacey Campbell
  • Exploring The Perspectives of Community Workers Engaging With Schools in Relation to Work With Gender and Sexuality Diverse Young People
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Lisa van Leent