Professor Suzanne Carrington

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PhD (University of Queensland), MEd (James Cook Uni. of North Qld), BEd (James Cook Uni. of North Qld), DipTeach (Griffith University)

Suzanne is a Professor in The Centre for Inclusive Education (C4IE) and a member of the Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice. Suzanne’s areas of expertise are in inclusive education, ethical leadership for inclusive schools, disability and teacher preparation for inclusive schools. She has engaged in research to inform policy and practice in Australian and international education contexts. She has published over 90 journal publications, books, book chapters and research reports. She is currently the Program Director of Program 2: The School Years for The Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC). Her work appears in leading international journals including Autism, Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, Journal of Autism and

Developmental Disorders, BMC Public Health, Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice. Her work has also been cited in numerous reports and policy recommendations such as

  • World Report on Disability 2011, by the World Health Organization
  • Inclusion in Education towards equality for students with disability: policy recommendations written with Children with Disability Australia 2013
  • Engaging young early school leavers in vocational training: Informing Policy and Practice in Australia’s Training System, an NCVER Research Report
  • Literature review: Student-centred schools make the difference, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.