Free SSPR seminar 


Associate Professor Ibtisam Abu-Duhou and Rosa McKenna present ‘Voices in teaching English literacy to Indigenous ESL students in remote Australia’, on Wednesday 8 November from 1pm to 2pm.

Associate Professor Abu-Duhou and Ms McKenna will present findings from their joint paper which focused on English and literacy teaching of Indigenous ESL students living in remote Australia. They will report on initial findings of the first year of a three-year study, an evaluation of literacy approaches for ESL Indigenous students.

Associate Professor Abu-Duhou is the Ian Potter Foundation principal research fellow in education and economics. Her research focus is related to the economics of education interventions focusing on budgeting, resource allocation and management, efficiency and effectiveness in education policies and program, and in policy and planning in education at both national and international levels.

Rosa McKenna is the manager evaluations in the Investment Gains and Improvements Branch of DEET. Rosa brings experience as a literacy educator and researcher with interests in national literacy policy and programs.

This seminar takes place in room 40, level 1, building 39, Casuarina Campus, Charles Darwin University.

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