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Dr Susan Hill

Senior Research Fellow

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5173, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML17230
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5173
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17230  



  • Doctor of Philosophy, England, 1991.
  • Teacher's Certificate, Other NSW higher ed institution, 1985.
  • Bachelor of Education, Nedlands College, 1981.
  • Diploma of Teaching, Western Australian Secondary Teachers College, 1977.


Recent Research Grants

  • Improving parental engagement in children's learning and school readiness through a literacy-based text messaging program. ,  Ian Potter Foundation,  Grant,  2019 - 2022,  $791,459.
  • Compulsory science and mathematics subjects in senior secondary school in other jurisdictions,  Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation,  Grant,  2018 - 2019,  $46,756.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Lock, G., Ferguson, C., Hill, S., Nykiel, A., (2019), The role of leadership in establishing a positive staff culture in a secondary school. Educational Management Administration and Leadership, Online(N/A), 1-19, DOI: 10.1177/1741143219864937.
  • O'Rourke, J., Main, S., Hill, S., (2017), Commercially available digital game technology in the classroom: Improving automaticity in mental-maths in primary-aged students. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 42(10), 50-70, Katoomba, NSW, Social Science Press, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2017v42n10.4.
  • Callcott, D., Hammond, L., Hill, S., (2015), The synergistic effect of teaching a combined explicit movement and phonological awareness program to preschool aged students. Early Childhood Education Journal, 42(4), 13, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10643-014-0652-7.

Conference Publications

  • Hackling, M., Murcia, K., Ibrahim-Didi, K., Hill, S., (2014), Methods for multimodal analysis and representation of teaching-learning interactions in primary science lessons captured on video. Proceedings of the ESERA 2013 Conference: Science Education Research For Evidence-based Teaching and Coherence in Learning, 1-8, Nicosia, Cyprus, European Science Education Research.
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