Patrick Hampton

Coordinator Primary Programs, Senior Lecturer

Phone: 9433 0979

  • Biography

    Patrick Hampton joined Notre Dame in 2010. He has over 20 years experience teaching in rural and metropolitan primary schools, working in all year levels and curriculum areas. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Patrick worked in school administration as a Principal and Deputy Principal, leading school communities in curriculum development, student pastoral care and coordinating programs to support students-at-risk. He has also worked across networks of schools on curriculum improvement and moderation projects and has previously lectured at the tertiary level in literacy and curriculum studies.

    In 2007 Patrick completed a Master of Education in Leadership and Management.

    At the University of Notre Dame Patrick coordinates the Primary teaching Degrees and lectures in the Bachelor of Education program at the Fremantle campus. His areas of teaching and research include English education, Environmental science and working with indigenous students.

  • Teaching areas

    English Education
    Working with Indigenous Students
    Environmental Science Education

  • Journal articles and proceedings

    • Lavery, S., Cain, G., & Hampton, P. (2018). Walk beside me, learn together: A service-learning immersion to a remote Aboriginal school and community.  Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 28(1)
    • Lavery, S., Cain, G;, & Hampton, P. (2014). A service-learning immersion in a remote Aboriginal community: Enhancing pre-service teacher education. International Journal of Whole Schooling, 10(2). 39-54
  • Professional affiliations

    Australian Literacy Educations Association
    Primary English Teachers Association
    International Literacy Association
  • Community engagement

    Member of the judging panel for the Premier's Primary School Teacher of the Year, Department of Education, WA
    Member of the judging panel for the BHP Primary Principal of the Year, Department of Education, WA
    Member and Chair of the Holy Spirit PS School Board

    Consultancy / Professional development

    • Aranmore PS – writing professional development program - 2014
    • Research investigation group – Ngaanyatjarra Lands School - 2012
    • OLT National Teaching Fellowship 2014

    The Fellowship title is: Aboriginal knowledges in higher education in the 21st Century. My role is a cluster leader in this project.

    Community outreach 
    Involved in the planning and development of the unit – ED3102 Diagnostic Literacy Clinic in a Service Learning Context at Clontarf Aboriginal College – 5th year 
    Planning and conducting the service learning trip to Tjuntjuntjara Remote Community School 2013 & 2014

  • Awards

    Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA) Rural Education Award (2017)
    The Vice Chancellor’s Award for Initiatives that Enhance Student Learning (2016)