Dr Simone Senisin

EdP Associate
Simone Senisin
PhD (Curriculum & Education); Master of Education (TESOL); Bachelor of Education.

Simone is a regular EdPartnerships Associate who has worked for 25 years in government secondary schools, primarily in culturally and linguistically diverse settings with significant EAL student populations. Her most recent school position was as Assistant Principal at Lalor SC while she has also been a Curriculum, Year Level & Sub-School Leader. Simone has also worked with the VCAA for 28 years in roles related to the English/EAL study, including being an examiner, vetter and reviewer.

Simone worked for six years in Teacher Education with primary and secondary teachers. Her work during this time focused on TESOL,  the facilitation of whole school approaches to embedding research-based literacy,  and evidence-based assessment practices. 

Her research interests include EAL student identity; the role of schooling in the migrant experience and the negotiation of emerging adolescent, ethnic and developing new national identities; and leading change in curriculum development at a school-team-classroom level that is inclusive of and empowering for students and their teachers.

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Who have we partnered with?
  • Armadale Primary School
  • Australian Catholic University
  • Bastow Institute
  • Berwick Fields PS
  • Carlton Primary School
  • Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Education Office
  • Dandenong West Primary School
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
  • Derrimut Primary School
  • Elisabeth Murdoch College
  • Eltham High School
  • Footscray Primary School
  • Grovedale College
  • MACS - Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools
  • Monash University
  • Mother of God School, Ardeer
  • Prahran High School
  • Roxburgh Homestead Primary School
  • St Francis de Sales Primary School Lynbrook
  • St Joseph's Crib Point
  • St Mary of the Cross MacKillop Primary School
  • St Paul the Apostle, Doreen
  • The Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership
  • William Ruthven College
  • Wonga Park Primary School
Roxburgh Homestead Primary SchoolAustralian Catholic UniversitySt Francis de Sales Primary School LynbrookGrovedale CollegeDandenong West Primary SchoolElisabeth Murdoch CollegeDepartment of Education and Early Childhood DevelopmentArmadale Primary SchoolCarlton Primary SchoolDerrimut Primary SchoolEltham High SchoolThe Victorian Academy of Teaching and LeadershipWilliam Ruthven CollegeMACS - Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools
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