University of Sydney Handbooks - 2016 Archive

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Message from the Dean

Dean of Education and Social Work

The Faculty of Education and Social Work is a dynamic, diverse and internationally renowned community of scholars and students. In partnership with our communities, we are committed to social transformation and improving teaching and learning through innovation and enquiry-driven research, reflection and critique.

The faculty is proud of its record and repute as a site of outstanding research and quality teaching. Our faculty boasts an internationally recognised community of scholars and researchers who make significant contributions to their field of expertise, the wider academic community, to our student body and the broader community locally, nationally and internationally. Our expertise crosses social and educational policy, social and cultural inclusion, Indigenous education and learning sciences.

The faculty offers a portfolio of postgraduate programs by research and coursework. Our course range includes: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Special and Inclusive Education, Sports Coaching, Educational Psychology, Educational Management and Leadership, Policy Studies, Social Work and Learning Sciences and Technology. As a faculty and as professionals we believe passionately in career-long learning, whether it is a certificate or professional learning program, a research or coursework master's program or other forms of education.

You are a welcome and important member of our community. We look forward to your participation in the discourse and learning possibilities our programs support.

Professor Diane Mayer