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School of Education Public Lecture: Mandated literacy assessment and the reorganisation of teachers’ work by Professor Barbara Comber

25 Feb 2010

School of Education Public Lecture: Mandated literacy assessment and the reorganisation of teachers’ work by Professor Barbara Comber

School of Education Public Lecture: Friday 26th February 2010

Mandated literacy assessment and the reorganisation of teachers’  work:  An institutional ethnography

Professor Barbara Comber, University of South Australia

Brookfield Health Sciences Complex

Room G01

6 – 7.30 PM

Barbara Comber is a Professor and Key Researcher of the Centre for Studies in Literacy, Policy and Learning Cultures and the Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies, University of South Australia. She teaches in literacy education and educational research programs for practising educators at all levels of schooling. Barbara has directed a number of competitively funded research projects concerned with literacy development, teaching and socioeconomic disadvantage. She has developed or contributed to language and literacy teacher education materials in a number of Australian states, the US and Canada. She has edited seven books and published numerous articles and chapters for teachers and teacher educators in critical literacy, teacher development and social justice.

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