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Mrs Kate Hume


Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2604
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.410  

Kate is Course Coordinator for the University Preparation Course (Education Assistant Program) in the School of Education.

Current Teaching

  • EAP0201 - Professional Skills for the Education Assistant
  • EAP0202 - Child and Adolescent Development
  • LAN1265 - English 1: Oral Communication
  • LAN2240 - English in the Early Years of Primary School.


Kate has many years experience teaching from kindergarten to year 7 in Western Australian schools. She has qualifications in Early Childhood, Primary and Special Education as well as a Master of Education specialising in Learning Difficulties. Kate has been teaching at ECU since 2004 and has been Coordinator of the Education Assistant Program for 3 years. She has taught across Primary, Early Childhood and K-7 programs in Practicum, Literacy, IT, Society and the Environment, Child Development and Academic Skills units and has been a University Colleague working with students completing their school placements. Kate’s current area of interest is supporting students making the transition into university, identifying supports that will assist students as they embark on their exciting journey through tertiary education.

Professional Associations

  • 2013 - Community Services Reference Group Institute for Professional Learning: Education Department of WA).


  • Master of Education (Learning Difficulties), Edith Cowan University, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Education Major in Children with Special Needs, Edith Cowan University, 2003.
  • Graduate Certificate in Education Studies (Early Childhood), Murdoch University, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education Primary, Edith Cowan University, 1994.
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