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Ms Libby Jackson-Barrett

Senior Lecturer (Aboriginal Education)

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6176
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.109  

Libby is a Senior Lecturer with the School of Education and Kurongkurl Katijin.


Libby has recently moved to Edith Cowan University. Libby has worked in Initial Teacher Education for 17 years and has a particular interest in culturally relevant and critical pedagogy, diversity, inclusively and Indigenous education issues. Libby and colleagues have worked on a number of research projects in Aboriginal Education.  Libby’s current research is On Country Learning with Murdoch University colleague Associate Professor Libby Lee-Hammond. Their On Country Learning research is breaking new ground in Aboriginal education, receiving recognition as an Innovative Pedagogical approach in the Early Years for the Asia Pacific Region by ARNEC. Libby is a member of the Australian Council Education Research (ACER) team for the Logie award winning first Indigenous animation, Little J and Big Cuz. Libby is also working on the Wirrpanda Deadly Sista Girlz Evaluation project with Murdoch University colleague Dr Anne Price.

Research Interests

  • Aboriginal Education On Country Learning.


  • Master of Education, Murdoch University, 2010.
  • Bachelor of Education, Murdoch University, 2004.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Murdoch University, 2004.
  • Diploma n Unversity Studies, Murdoch University, 2001.

Research Outputs

Book Chapters

  • Lee-Hammond, L., Harpley, J., Jackson-Barrett, L. (2020). Intergenerational learning in Australian Aboriginal communities. Intergenerational learning in practice: Together old and young (174-188). Routledge.

Book Chapters

  • Jackson-Barrett, L., Lee-Hammond, L. (2019). Education for assimilation: A brief history of Aboriginal education in Western Australia. Sami Educational History in a Comparative International Perspective (299-316). Palgrave Macmillan.

Journal Articles

  • Jackson-Barrett, L., Gower, G., Price, AE., Herrington, J. (2019). Skilling up: Providing educational opportunities for Aboriginal Education Workers through technology-based pedagogy. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 44(1), 52-75.
  • Price, A., Jackson-Barrett, L., Gower, G., Herrington, J. (2019). Understanding the complex work of Aboriginal Education Workers in schools. The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 48(1), 93-105.
  • Jackson-Barrett, L., Lee-Hammond, L. (2019). From Pink Floyd to Pink Hill: Transforming Education from the Bricks in the Wall to the Connection of Country in Remote Aboriginal Education. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 44(10), 35-51.
  • Lee-Hammond, L., Jackson-Barrett, L. (2019). Indigenous children's linguistic rights in the 21st century: Intentions and tensions in practice. International Journal of Early Childhood, 51(3), 301-318.

Journal Articles

  • Jackson-Barrett, L., Lee-Hammond, L. (2018). Strengthening identities and involvement of Aboriginal children through learning on country. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 43(6), 86-104.

Book Chapters

  • Lee-Hammond, L., Jackson-Barrett, L. (2017). Indigenous perspectives on outdoor learning environments: On country learning. Outdoor learning environments: Spaces for exploration, discovery and risk-taking in the early years (203-219). Allen & Unwin.

Journal Articles

  • Walker, B., Stomski, N., Price, A., Jackson-Barrett, L. (2014). Perspectives of Indigenous people in the Pilbara about the delivery of healthcare services. Australian Health Review, 38(1), 93-98.

Research Projects

  • Deadly Sista Girlz, Wirrpanda Foundation Ltd, Grant, 2020 ‑ 2021, $65,000.

Research Student Supervision

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