Professor Angela Hill joined Edith Cowan University as Pro-Vice- Chancellor (Education) in May 2017. The portfolio responsibilities include the Centre for Learning and Teaching and the Library Services Centre, and she has key responsibilities for ECU’s technology enhanced learning strategy, academic governance and TEQSA regulatory activities.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) is a member of the University Executive and Chair of Education Committee.
Professor Hill’s research interests relate to practice based learning including service learning, higher education policy and academics’ work. She has led research grants in access and equity in education including pedagogies and policies of inclusion, generating over 1 million dollars in research income. She is currently an executive member of the Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development.
Professor Hill’s academic work focuses on teacher and professional education and she has a long history of active engagement in the VET sector and cross sectoral educational initiatives, including serving on a range of not- for-profit boards. Professor Hill completed her doctoral studies at RMIT, and has lived and worked in a range of locations including Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle, Central America and rural NSW.
Before joining ECU, she held the role of Dean, Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement at James Cook University, Townsville where she developed a range of programs to support widening participation, retention and student engagement. In 2008 she was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council citation that recognised innovative curriculum design for work integrated learning. She has an abiding interest in social justice as a framework for educational practice.
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