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News

2017

Chief Investigator keynote presentations at national and international conferences
13 Mar 2017

Lead Chief Investigator Larissa McLean Davies in the media
11 Mar 2017

Associate Professor Larissa McLean Davies joined Geraldine Doogue to discuss testing, teaching and what works in education on Radio National’s Saturday Extra on Saturday 11 March 2017.

Listen to Associate Professor McLean Davies' interview with Geraldine Doogue

Associate Professor McLean Davies also spoke with SYN 90.7FM about what the overhauls of the HSC English curriculum means for students.

Listen to Associate Professor McLean Davies' interview on SYN 90.7FM

Call for early career teachers
12 Jan 2017

Are you an early career English teacher? Are you interested in sharing your views about teaching English? We are seeking English teachers in their first four years of teaching to take part in interviews for the Investigating Literary Knowledge in the Making of English Teachers project.

To get involved in interviews for the project please email lucy.buzacott@unimelb.edu.au.

2016

Investigating Literary Knowledge in the Making of English Teachers project launch
02 Dec 2016

The official launch of the Investigating Literary Knowledge in the Making of English Teachers project was held on Friday 2 December 2016. Thank you to all who attended the event and participated in the discussions about English teaching and the role of literature in subject English.

Further information (PDF, 275 KB)

Associate Professor Larissa McLean Davies speaks with 3AW about Bob Dylan being awarded the Nobel Prize
14 Oct 2016

Lead Chief Investigator of the Literary Knowledge project Associate Professor Larissa McLean Davies speaks with 3AW about Bob Dylan being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, and what constitutes literature.

Pursuit: Rewriting the book on literature teaching
13 Oct 2016

As the literary landscape evolves, so does how the subject is taught in schools. How are our new teachers coping with the challenge? Associate Professor Larissa McLean Davies and Professor Philip Mead discuss the ‘Investigating Literary Knowledge in the Making of English Teachers’ project.