Dr Pamela Bartholomaeus

Lecturer, School Education, Flinders University

Career highlights

  • Lecturer for the School of Education at Flinders University, teaching in the middle school and secondary education courses
  • Secondary teacher of English and geography
  • Primarily conducts research in the fields of literacy and rural education, including student wellbeing, working for increased successful student learning outcomes, and sustainability of rural communities into the future
  • Member of a state school governing council and has been actively involved in parent participation in schools since her children were young
  • Has a commitment to equity and social justice for rural people, and particularly for rural education
  • Interest in promoting parent participation in good governance in state schools.

Question and answer

  • Why is the issue of bullying of particular interest to you?

As a parent and teacher I know bullying can have a serious impact on students.

  • Where do you believe you have made a difference in your field?

Through research and my role in teacher education, I have contributed to understanding that high quality education, including literacy education, is important for rural communities to ensure future sustainability.

  • How has your area of expertise helped you to contribute to NCAB over the years?

I have brought a parent's perspective and have also provided input as a teacher educator and researcher in education.