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About Dr. Catherine Scott

Dr Catherine Scott is a senior research fellow at ACER. She has a background in primary and secondary teaching and also has 20 years experience of teaching and researching at the university level, in the fields of psychology and education. She has also studied counselling and has worked as school counsellor/psychologist. She is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and the Australian College of Educators and an international affiliate of the American Psychological Association.
Dr Scott has over 20 years experience of research and evaluation, including evaluations of programs of professional development for state and Catholic school systems, school counsellor training programs and vocational training programs for women in TAFE NSW.
She has presented at international, national and state conferences and has conducted consultancies with a variety of educational bodies nationally and internationally. Dr Scott has also provided expert input to national parliamentary inquiries into teacher training and teaching.
She is a past member of the NSW Branch Committee of the Australian College of Educators and the Steering Committee responsible for the NSW Minister for Education and Training and ACE Quality Teaching Awards introduced in 2001 until 2007. She also chaired the university sector panel of the Awards form 2001-2008. She is currently a co-opted member and membership secretary of the Victorian Branch committee of the Australian College of Educators Australian College of Educators. She has also received national recognition for university teaching, having been nominated and accepted for the Council for University Teaching’s national register for exemplary practitioners.
She is on the editorial boards of Tutoring and Mentoring and PsychCritiques and reviews for a number of other international journals, including Educational Researcher, the British Educational Research Journal and Journal of Educational Administration. She is a visiting fellow at Huddersfield University and a senior associate of RMIT.

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Articles (Refereed) (6)

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