Mr Guido Posthausen

Acting Director - Oorala Aboriginal Centre

Guido Posthausen

Phone: +61 2 6773 3439




AUTC Award for University Teaching (Instutional Award)
Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (Team Category)
Carrick Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning


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BA (Hons), Grad. Cert. Higher Education - University of New England

Teaching Areas

  • Academic Skills
  • ICT
  • Aboriginal studies

Research Interests

  • Learning and Teaching
  • Higher Education
  • Online Learning Spaces


  • The Enhanced Teacher Training (ETT) Scholarship program: Learning from the experiences of scholarship recipients " (2017 - HE16-286)
  • Embedding literacy support for at-risk students in initial teacher education units (2016 - HE16-300)
  • "MATSITI Collaborative Workplace Project investigating teacher education access and completion" (2015 - HE14-258)
  • "Working from the Boot of a Red Falcon": Rebuilding Schools After Fire" (2014 - HE14-234)


  • 2012 (OLT): Member Project Team - Indigenous Higher Education Transition Project
  • 2014 (MATSITI Grant): Member Project Team: Exit Survey for Indigenous Students. Exploratory Research Project (Jones and Takayama, UNE)
  • 2015 (HEPP Grant): Carter, K. & Posthausen, G.  TAFE Cert III/ TRACKS Pathway.
  • 2015 (HEPP Grant): Carter, K. & Posthausen, G.  On-campus pre-orientation program.
  • 2016-17 Excellence & Equity in Maths Higher Education Project Grant: “Switched On”: A UNE Indigenous STEM Program.
  • 2016 and 2017 (HEPPP Grant): Posthausen, G. On-campus Experience Days for Indigenous High School Students.
  • 2017 (HEPPP Grant): Posthausen, G. Review of UNE alternative admission pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Refereed conference proceedings

Brogan, M. & Posthausen, G. (2009). Narrative practice as cultural mediation. Paper presented at the 2nd Australasian Narrative Inquiry Conference, Armidale, July 12-13.

Posthausen, G. (2014, June). Fifteen years of learning and teaching: Indigenous education - the changing landscape of support in Australian higher education.Paper presented at Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development, ICED 2014 Stockholm, 15-18 June.

Nye, A. and Posthausen, G. (2016, November). Refiguring Leadership: Rebuilding Schools After Fire: Working from the boot of a red Falcon. Paper presented at Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Melbourne, Australia.


Jones, T., Takayama, K., Posthausen, G., (2016). Improving Services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students: A Critical Study. Nova Science Publishers.