Dr Kate Winchester

B Soc. Sci, MTeach, PhD

Email: Kate.Winchester@nd.edu.au
Phone: (02) 8204 4625

  • Biography

    Dr Kate Winchester is a lecturer in Education at the Sydney Campus of the University of Notre Dame Australia. Kate has over 13 years’ experience in working in educational contexts in Australia and the UK at primary and tertiary levels.

    Kate is passionate about student engagement, social justice and authentic arts education. Her PhD thesis explored the interrelationship between arts pedagogy, student engagement, creativity and learning as a human endeavour. Her research examined how the synchronous interplay of these four research themes could enhance the social and academic outcomes of all learners, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

  • Teaching Areas

    Arts Pedagogy
    HSIE: History and Geography
    Student Engagement
    21st Century Pedagogy
  • Book Chapters

    Winchester, Kate (2005) Moon music: musical meanings in "One night the moon" In Coyle, Rebecca (Ed) Reel tracks: Australian feature film music and cultural identities, Eastleigh, England: John Libbey Publishing
  • Conference Papers

    (Pending) "Integrating STEM into the Curriculum: Dimensional Models", The 2018 Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) STEM/STEAM and Education

  • In the Media

    Winchester, K (2017, April 25) Is Anzac Day relevant to kids? That depends on how it's taught, The Guardian, Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/25/is-anzac-day-relevant-to-kids-that-depends-on-how-its-taught