Liz OSullivan

BA (ECE), MPhil

Phone: 9433 0155

  • Biography

    Liz is currently working as a lecturer and Secondary Practicum Coordinator in the School of Education. She has extensive classroom experience in Western Australia and the United Kingdom, working in both government and Catholic schools as a classroom teacher and Learning Support Unit coordinator.

    Liz has completed her Masters of Philosophy through the University of Notre Dame Australia. Her thesis was entitled “Initial teacher education students’ literacy: Factors that impact on literacy achievement of prospective pre-service teachers”. She has a strong interest in literacy teaching and learning across the various levels of education and work integrated learning/professional experience as an integral aspect of pre-service teacher education and professional development.  Prior to joining Notre Dame, Liz worked as a sessional lecturer at Curtin University. She has also supervised pre-service teachers during their professional experience placements for Notre Dame, Curtin and Edith Cowan Universities.

    Liz has taught across a range of course for undergraduate education students. In her current role she coordinates secondary professional experience courses and manages the implementation of the Teacher Performance Assessment for Notre Dame’s Fremantle campus.

  • Teaching areas

    Literacy education
    Classroom pedagogy
    Work integrated learning/professional experience

  • Research expertise and supervision

    Research related to literacy in pre-service teachers

  • Professional affiliations

    Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia
    Australian College of Educators
    Australian Collaborative Education Network
    Western Australia School Experience Committee