Tracy Woodroffe

B. Ed, M. Ed

Lecturer  

Areas of Teaching

  • Indigenous perspectives, particularly to do with education.
  • coordinate units and lecture
  • teaching Indigenous learners
  • teaching the curriculum: Indigenous knowledge systems
  • Indigenous knowledges and experience: history and colonisation

Areas of Research Interests

  • Indigenous education
  • use of Indigenous knowledge in educational pedagogy
  • Indigenous leadership

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Presentations

Conference

2015

Adelaide, September. UniSA – Indigenous Content in Education Symposium

Aboriginality – A skill-set for Teaching. (PhD Literature review presentation

2016 

Sydney, August. Australian College of Educators (ACE) – National Conference; Changes & Challenges.

Creating the ideal classroom to ensure success for Indigenous students (PhD Background paper presentation)

Slideshow presentation

Brisbane, October. NATSIPA – Inaugural conference – From the Ground Up, Authentic Leadership Leading in the NT

Darwin, November. CDU – Indigenous Leaders ConferenceIndigenous Leadership – where?&

Symposium

2015

Darwin, November. PhD student project and progress presentation CDU HDR symposium (PDF 316KB) 

Publications

Conference

Woodroffe, T. (2016). Creating the ideal classroom to ensure success for Indigenous students. In Changes & Challenges: The power of education to build the world to which we aspire (pp. 86-91). VIC: Australian College of Educators. 

Journal

Woodroffe, T. (2016). Indigeneity: A Skill-set for Teaching. Journal Of Australian Indigenous Issues / Special Issue - Indigenous Content In Education Symposium Refereed Conference Proceedings, 19 (1-2), 117 - 131.

Projects

2015

Successful application for the LEBA Innovate Learning Technology project.

Learning Teachin Project Showcase

Results – SIKPP collaboration about learning theory and unit structure. Combined team input to achieve aesthetic changes improving online appearance and unit layout. Creation of a Unit Map template and SIKPP Central online student webpage, as well as increased opportunities for increased student collaboration (mentoring).

2014

Unit development for the Centre of School Leadership (CSL)

Indigenous Teacher Leadership Program

Results – 7 successful participants in 2015, who presented their learning at the CSL Leadership Conference.

Master of Ceremonies (MC) and expert panel member, Indigenous Leadership Conference, Darwin

Indigenous School Leadership Conference. Watch the panel discussion on YouTube.

Results – Successful conference as reflected in the feedback, increased profile of particular issues in Indigenous education.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS

  • Teacher Registration Board (TRB) – Full teacher registration, Northern Territory.
  • Australian Indigenous Lecturers Initial Teacher Education Association (AILITEA)

Consultation

Article Review

Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, February 2016.

Abstracts Review

Early Childhood Australia (ECA) - National conference, October 2015.

Professional orgaisations

  • Teacher Registration Board (TRB) – Full teacher registration, Northern Territory.
  • Australian Indigenous Lecturers Initial Teacher Education Association (AILITEA).
Tracy Woodroffe

Contacts

T: (08) 8946 6624
E: tracy.woodroffe@cdu.edu.au

Blue 2 Room 55, Casuarina campus