Tracey Sanderson - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Tracey Sanderson

MEd S.Qld, GDipEd(Primary) E.Cowan, BAppScn(Nursing) CUT

  • Associate Lecturer, Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • School of Education and Tertiary Access
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Telephone
+61 7 5456 5633
Office location
FC-FCA-1.13A
Campus
Fraser Coast
Tracey Sanderson

Tracey has been a primary school teacher in regional, remote, and rural schools for over 30 years. Her teaching experience includes all phases of primary education, including early childhood and a range of secondary classes. Tracey is a passionate advocate for quality rural education supporting diverse communities and for equipping preservice teachers to provide this. This interest has evolved into seeking career in teacher education and contributing to the body of research supporting rural education and communities.

Tracey's interests in research include, supporting parents to promote a passion for reading, embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in classrooms, promoting inclusive and co-operative approaches to classrooms, and promoting a positive perception of mathematics education in early career teachers.

Professional Memberships 

Member of Australian Literacy Educators Association
Member of Australian Tertiary Educators Association

Research areas

  • How can teachers support parents to promote a passion for reading in their children?
  • Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in classrooms, promoting
  • Promoting inclusive and co-operative approaches to classrooms
  • Promoting a positive perception of mathematics education in early career teachers

Teaching areas

  • EDU 410/716: Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives
  • EDU 412/712: Diversity and Inclusivity
  • EDU 308: Professional Experience: Differentiated Practice
  • EDU 205: Professional Experience:
  • EDU 202: Individual Learner Needs
  • EDU 209: Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood
  • EDU 400: Teaching Primary School Mathematics

Tracey Sanderson specialist areas of knowledge include Primary education parent engagement, HASS, diversity , literacy, numeracy.

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