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FACULTY OF EDUCATION

HIGH QUALITY EDUCATION DEGREES FROM A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE

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BUILDING ON OVER 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN POSTGRADUATE CHRISTIAN EDUCATION.

The degrees offered by the Faculty of Education are all taught from a Christian perspective. They encourage teachers and educational leaders to think deeply about how their work as educators integrates with a Christian worldview. They provide opportunities to learn from great thinkers and practitioners about the intersection of education and Christian beliefs, and to consider how this relates to the daily life of teachers and school leaders.

"There is a real need for leaders in schools, now and into the future."

Education COURSES

FROM THE ACTING DEAN OF EDUCATION

We offer a suite of postgraduate courses, written from a Christian worldview, that aim to equip and enable you to better fulfil your role as a Christian educator. The courses are designed to challenge and stimulate your thinking and practice in education in general and Christian schooling in particular. Our courses are delivered on line via distance education which means you have the flexibility to study at the times that suit you.

Dr Pamela Harvey

Acting Dean of Faculty of Education

pamelah@morling.edu.au

EDUCATION COURSES

Master of Education/ Graduate Diploma of Education
Master of Education (Leadership)

Fee Schedule           Units of Study (Education)

These courses are awarded and accredited through Morling College Ltd.
Accreditation is given by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

We are dedicated to helping you in your journey as a Christian educator.
Contact the Faculty of Education to discuss your interest. We are ready to assist you in whatever way we can.

 

DR PAMELA HARVEY

  • BSC (HONS), CERT ED, MED, PHD MACEL
  • Acting Dean of Education

Pam is passionate about Christian education and over the years has had great satisfaction in helping numerous teachers and pre-service teachers develop a sound philosophy and practice of Christian education. She has been involved in Christian education for over thirty years, working in Australia and Indonesia where she was Head of Curriculum and Primary Education at a Christian university near Jakarta.

Since July 2011 when she returned to Australia Pam has been a valued member of the Faculty of Education at Morling College, firstly, as the Dean and then from 2016 when Professor James Dalziel was appointed as Dean, she moved to a part-time position as Senior Lecturer to begin her transition to retirement. With Professor James Dalziel moving to take up the position of CEO at the Australian College of Theology, Pam agreed to take up  the interim appointment as Acting Dean while Morling College advertises for a new Dean. 


DR PERRY SHAW

  • BA, BTh, DipEd, MEd, ThM, EdD, FIA

 

Perry joined the Morling team in 2020. From 1990 to 2019 Perry and his family served as missionaries in the Middle East. During the 1990s Perry was involved in helping in the establishment of extension centres in Syria for the Program for Theological Education by Extension. He then taught at the Near East School of Theology and the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Lebanon. At ABTS Perry led the development of a highly innovative curriculum, which has led to a significant role as a faculty development consultant for theological schools across the globe.

DR NOLA NORRIS

  • DIPTEACH, BED, MED, PHD,
  • Education Research Coordinator

Nola is the Education Research Coordinator in the Faculty of Education at Morling. Her interests include learning and teaching, cognition and metacognition, teacher professional development, giftedness, twice-exceptionality, and autism/Asperger's syndrome.

After a varied career working in K-12 schools and at university, Nola completed her PhD in 2014. Her thesis title is "A new perspective on thinking, memory and learning in gifted adults with Asperger syndrome: Five phenomenological case studies". Her research utilised neuroscience and autism research to interpret findings from in-depth interviews with gifted adults with Asperger syndrome. Nola's research led to the development of a conceptual framework for professional development of pre-service and practising teachers to transform understanding of the unique learning needs and strengths of gifted students who have Asperger syndrome.

Prior to working full-time on her doctoral research, Nola was ICT Integration Coordinator at a K-12 independent co-educational school on the outskirts of Sydney, where her role was to work in professional development of teachers across the curriculum in the sound, innovative use of information technologies in the classroom.
 

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