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Expertise Keywords

  • Education
  • Pedagogy
  • Pre-Service Teacher Education
  • Primary School Education
  • child wellbeing
  • families
  • work self efficacy

Country Affiliations

  • Hong Kong

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 205 (Other: 205)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Science Curric - Senior Sec 1 (3033EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Senior Phase Science Curric 1 (7033EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Science 1 Curriculum B (3033EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Science 1 Curriculum B (3033EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Senior Phase Science 1 Curric (7033EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Senior Phase Science Curric 1 (7033EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Science Curric - Senior Sec 1 (3033EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Science Curric - Junior Sec (3032EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • The Griffith Edn Internship (4742EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Senior Phase Science Curric 2 (7035EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Junior Sec Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Middle Years Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Senior Phase Science Curric 1 (7033EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • The Griffith Edn Internship (4742EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • The Griffith Edn Internship (4742EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • The Griffith Edn Internship (4742EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, In Field, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • MidYrs Curric Ped & Assessment (4305EDN)
    Teacher, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • MidYrs Curric Ped & Assessment (4305EDN)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Science 1 Curriculum B (3033EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Science 1 Curriculum B (3033EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • An Inquiry Approach to Science (7116EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Science Curriculum 1A (3032EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Science Curric - Junior Sec (3032EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Science Curriculum 1A (3032EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • The Griffith Edn Internship (4742EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • The Griffith Edn Internship (4742EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • The Griffith Edn Internship (4742EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, In Field, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Sen Phase Science 2 Curric (7035EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Senior Phase Science Curric 2 (7035EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Middle Years Science Curric (7032EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Junior Sec Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Middle Years Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Senior Phase Science 1 Curric (7033EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Senior Phase Science Curric 1 (7033EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • An Inquiry Approach to Science (7116EDN)
    Supervisor, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Junior Sec Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Issue & Prac in Junior Sec Sch (7801EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Teach & Learn in the Middle Yr (7801EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Junior Sec Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Middle Years Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Teach & Learn in the Middle Yr (7801EBL)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Teach & Learn in the Middle Yr (7801EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Issue & Prac in Junior Sec Sch (7801EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Middle Years Science Curric (7032EBL)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Junior Sec Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Middle Years Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Literacy and Numeracy Demands (2255EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2013.
  • Literacy and Numeracy Demands (2255EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Intensive, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2013.
  • Literacy and Numeracy Demands (2255EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Intensive, Nathan Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2013.
  • Junior Sec Science Curric 1 (7032EDN)
    Supervisor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Assessing Student Learning (7803EDN)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Assessing Student Learning (7803EPS)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Learn & Teach English Curric. (7101EPS)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Mentoring Rel'ships in Eff Org (7311EDN)
    Convenor, Online, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Mentoring Rel'ships in Eff Org (7311EPS)
    Convenor, Online, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Senior Phase English Curric (7104EPS)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Sports Coaching: Theory & Prac (1201EPS)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Middle Years English Curric (7103EPS)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Re-Commencing Teaching (7283EDN)
    Convenor, Online, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Re-Commencing Teaching (7283EPS)
    Convenor, Online, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Re-Commencing Teaching (7283EDN)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2010.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Theses Supervised at Griffith

Background

Bio

Professor Donna Pendergast is Dean and Head of the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University. Donna has conducted a number of national research projects of significance including “Beyond the Middle”, which investigated literacy and numeracy in middle schooling; and “Lifelong Learning and Middle Schooling”. She has completed an evaluation of the Education Queensland Virtual Schooling Service and is often employed as a consultant to review school reform initiatives. Donna has several books published of relevance to contemporary teacher work, including Teaching the Middle Years; The Millennial Adolescent; and Groovy Chicks and Blokey Blokes. Donna is highly sought after as a speaker on the topic of the MilGen and teaching, and has completed several intergenerational studies in content areas. Donna researches and writes about home economics philosophy, education and practice and is a member of the IFHE Executive, Chairperson of the IFHE Think Tank Committee, and Editor of the International Journal of Home Economics.  

Education and Training

  • BAppSc Bachelor of Applied Science, Queensland University of Technology 1984
  • GradDipTeach Graduate Diploma of Teaching, Queensland University of Technology 1983
  • ME Com Master Of Education, The University of New England 1992
  • PhD Doctor Of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology 2000