Eileen is a teaching and research scholar in the School of Education.
- Lecturer: EDU6195 Advanced Seminar
- Unit Coordinator: EDU6196 & EDU6320
Eileen has extensive experience as an educator, school administrator and curriculum consultant which ensures her research is ecologically valid with direct benefits for students, teachers and families. Eileen works closely with the Gifted community, both in Australia and internationally, to advocate for the needs of gifted and twice exceptional (2e) students.
- Teacher Registration Board of WA
- World Council for Gifted and Talented Children.
Awards and Recognition
- Golden Key International Honour Society
- Curtin Business School Law Prize
- Australian Postgraduate Awards - Scholarship
- University of Western Australia - Safety-Net Scholarship
- 2020 - Edith Cowan University, School of Education Research Award. Best Paper Co-Published with an Industry Partner
- 2020 - Edith Cowan University, School of Education Research Award. Best Paper Co-Published with an HDR Student.
Research Areas and Interests
- Gifted education
- Science education and
- Educational measurement.
- Psychosocial Adaptation of Children Living in Pandemic Contexts - Longitudinal Study MITACS - J. Roy Foundation, 2021, $45,000 (CAD). Lead CI: Claire Baudry
- School functioning of children living in a pandemic context and contribution of tutoring to support the academic success of children 6-17 years of age. MITACS - J. Roy Foundation, 2021, $15,000 (CAD). Lead CI: Claire Baudry
- Understanding digital competency in pre-service teachers: Exploring scholarly interactions supporting academic success. ECU School of Education Learning and Teaching Research Grant, 2021, $10,000. Lead CI: Donna Barwood
- The Identification of Gifted Children in Early Childhood. School of Education Strategic Initiative Funding, 2018, $22,880. Lead CI: Eileen Slater
- Cultural Sky Stories. Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP), 2017, $20,000. Lead CI: Eileen Slater.