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About Peter J Cook

Peter J. Cook MAEMgt, BEd
Peter J. Cook is a Lecturer in The Arts at Southern Cross University (SCU), Queensland, Australia in the School of Education focusing on Creative Arts for Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary pre-service teachers. In his role as Academic Coordinator Peter coordinates the Initial Teacher Education programs across Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary courses. Peter has a long record of successful Creative Arts teaching experience and curriculum implementation with students from selective, Performing Arts and comprehensive schools. As the State Dance Coordinator for NSW and Director of Schools Spectacular, Peter merged his expertise in choreography, directing and teaching. His experience has included choreographing original and commissioned works, and directing for stage and television within a variety of Performing Arts genres and with a range of performers. Peter is a PhD candidate at Southern Cross University, Australia.


Present Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Education



  • Creative Arts: Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Foundations: Creative Arts


2014 Present PhD, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Education
20122013 Master of Arts and Entertainment Management, Deakin University, Australia
19851989 B.Ed (Dance and Drama), Deakin University, Australia

Contact Information

Locked Mail Bag 4
Coolangatta QLD
Australia 4225
Phone: (+61 7) 5589 3228


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Conferences (7)