Ms Narelle Daffurn

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Personal details


Language, Literacy, Diversity, Curriculum, Pedagogy, Teacher Professional Development


Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education, Education Systems

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Master of Educational Studies in Learning Support (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

  • QCT - Queensland College of Teachers
  • PETAA - Primary English Teaching Association Australia
  • ALEA - Australian Literacy Educator’s Association
  • IRA/ILA - International Reading / Literacy Association
  • LDA - Learning Difficulties Australia
  • SPELD-QLD - Supporting People Experiencing Learning Difficulties
  • AARE - Australian Association for Research in Education
  • ALA - The Association for Language Awareness
  • LRA - Literacy Research Association
  • QATESOL - QLD Assoc. of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English


  • Since 1988 - Roles in schools in Queensland, Australia; as well as international schools in Gaza, Kuwait, and Cairo in Egypt: Classroom Teacher; Literacy Coach (coaching and mentoring teachers); Support Teacher Literacy and Numeracy; and Head of Curriculum.
  • Since 2015 - Lecturer in 'Literacies' & 'English curriculum', QUT.

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

To find publications by Narelle, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.