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Annette Morphett

Annette is a PhD candidate at the University of South Australia. She has taught both Practitioner Inquiry and Inclusive Education in the Master of Teaching programme at the University of South Australia, both online to external students and face to face on campus.

Annette has also been a classroom teacher in rural primary schools for over thirty years with leadership roles in mathematics, literacy, National Partnerships, and Inclusive Education. Most recently her teaching role has been as a Learning Support teacher and coordinator.

Annette’s PhD research is investigating the ways in which mathematics is taught in middle primary rural classrooms, with a particular focus on the experiences of rural teachers of mathematics, and how their pedagogy connects to the maths knowledge and life-worlds of their rural students.

Annette is the recipient of the 2019 Australian Rural Education Award – SPERA (Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia).