Dr Brenda Wolodko

Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning (Acting) (0.5); Chair, Teaching and Learning (0.2); Convenor of Impact and Engagement (0.2) - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education

Brenda Wolodko

Phone: +61 2 6773 2021

Email: bwolodko@une.edu.au

Biography

Dr Brenda Wolodko is the Faculty Acting Dean Teaching and Learning, Chair of Teaching and Learning and Convenor of Impact and Engagement in the School of Education. She has been a course coordinator for many years. Brenda has been involved in several international projects including a UNICEF funded project working together with lecturers from Bhutan to develop a Diploma in Early Childhood Services. She has also had a Social Services and Humanities Research council insight grant, developing a partnership between Canada and Australia, looking at the noticing of mathematics occurring in early childhood play events with preschool educators in both countries. Her research publications focus on developing effective online learning spaces in adult education as well as professional development for university educators teaching online. For many years and across three countries, Brenda has placed a strong emphasis on engagement with early childhood services and primary schools, working alongside educators to better understand how to effectively support university education students for work in the field.

Qualifications

Diploma in Children’s Services
Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education and Early Childhood
PhD in early childhood/primary mathematics education

Teaching Areas

Mathematics education
Early Childhood education