Staff listing

Contact a Deakin School of Education staff member or read their profiles to learn more about their expertise, publications and awards.

School Leadership

Head of School
Professor Damian Blake

Deputy Head of School and Director (Professional Practice)
Professor Dianne Toe

Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning
Associate Professor Amanda Mooney

Associate Head of School, International Partnerships
Associate Professor Bonnie Yim

Associate Head of School, Research
Professor Louise Paatsch

Higher Degree by Research Coordinator 
Dr Trace Ollis

Higher Degree by Research Coordinator
Dr Andrew Skourdoumbis

Administrative staff

Administrative staff

name
School Manager
Jo Collins

Accreditation Manager
Anthea Gray

Innovative ITE Programs Manager
Fiona Kneen

Senior School Administrative Officer
Debbie Routley
School Administrative Officer, Executive Assistant
Emma Parsons
School Administrative Officer, Sessional Recruitment
Madeline Sempf 
School Administrative Officer
Nicole Dashwood
Technical Officer
Dr Nathan Nguyen
Manager of Educational Projects
Dr Jason Zheng

Partnerships Development Coordinator
Vacant

Project Officer, REDI
Scott Lascelles

Coordinator Projects
Alex Singleton

Partnerships Development Coordinator
Dr Gregory Knowles

Site directors

Name
Jessica Orr (Ringwood Alliance)
Emma Workman (Surf Coast Alliance) 
Jeff Gillies (Warrnambool Alliance)
Ray Messer (Northern Bay Alliance) 
Cara Johnson (Newcomb Alliance) 
Stephanie McDonald (North Geelong Alliance) 
Amanda Peters (Mooroolbark Alliance)
Arna Pletes (Whitehorse Alliance)
Ondine Bradbury (Ashwood Alliance)
Shevonne Vass (Bellarine and Werribee/Tarneit Alliance)

Professional Experience Team

Academic staff

Professors

Associate professors

Senior lecturers

Lecturers

Research fellows

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Honorary appointments