Associate Professor
Jennifer Clifton

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership

Personal details


Associate Professor of Teacher Education
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership


  • Doctor of Philosphy (Central Queensland University)

Professional memberships and associations

Executive Committee Member – Australian Teacher Educators’ Association (ATEA)

Theme Leader (Educators, teachers and professionalism) of the Digital Learning for Change (DL4C) Research Group

Member of the Teacher and Teaching Research Group (TTRG)



As Academic Director (Professional Experience) I oversee the scope and sequence of the Professional Experience units.  I teach (or have previously taught) a variety of subjects to postgraduate and undergraduate students including health education, social justice, arts education and transition to the profession.

My teaching has been acknowledged in a number of awards and commendations, including innovation in teaching (redesign of first year WIL),  university-level teaching award (early-career academic) and for innovated curriculum from the Australian Curriculum Studies Association.

I have also been involved in a number of teaching and learning grants that focused on different innovations including:

  •  Adopting 360-degree videos to develop preservice teachers’ perceptual awareness: Researching opportunities to enhance work-integrated learning in initial teacher education ($10, 000).
  • Redesigning a flexible and sustainable Work Integrated Learning Program ($49, 093)
  • Industry Partnership for Graduate Futures ($51, 600)
  • Alternatives to Traditional Models of Instruction: Interteaching ($50, 000)
  • Building and Sustaining Critical Pedagogy and Effective Feedback Strategies within Communities of Practice ($50,000)

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Current supervisions