Dr Tracey Sempowicz
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
BiographyTracey Sempowicz has 25 years teaching and administration experience in Queensland secondary schools. She has taught preservice teachers since 2008 at the Queensland University of Technology, Queensland. Her doctoral thesis examined the School experiences of intercountry adoptees: Perspectives of parents and children. Her research interests include the impact of attachment disruption and trauma on child development.
Education Systems, Specialist Studies in Education
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
- Master of Education (Queensland University of Technology)
Professional memberships and associations
Lecturer – School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education Faculty of Education Queensland University of Technology Victoria Park Road Kelvin Grove QLD 4059 Tel: +61 7 5316 7572 Email: email@example.com
Lecturer (Educational Psychology; Inclusive Education) School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education, Faculty of Education, QUT, Caboolture, Qld. (Unit Co-ordinator, Kelvin Grove).
Teaching Experience: (Unit Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor, Marking Support, University Supervisor) 2009-present
Bachelor of Education (Primary and Secondary)
- LCB002 Child and Adolescent Development and Learning (Unit Co-ordinator, Lecturer, Tutor)
- LCB005 Inclusive Education (Lecturer, Tutor)
- EDB002 Educational Psychology (Lecturer, Tutor)
- LCB003 Education and Society (Tutor)
- EDB005 Teaching and Learning Studies 5: Professional Work of Teachers (Stepping Out Conference; Tutor)
- CLB005 Wellness and Active Citizenship (Lecturer, Tutor)
- QUT Teach (Redcliffe State High School) (Lecturer)
- CRP414, CRB924, CRP410, LCB334 (Provided marking support in Social Sciences; Teaching Strategies)
Bachelor of Education (Primary and Early Childhood)
- LCB006 Inclusive Education (Lecturer, Tutor)
- Professional experience, teacher mentoring, support preservice teachers in secondary, primary and early childhood education.
Academic Skills Advisor – (2008):
- Student support: academic writing skills, assignment preparation
- Tutor support: tutorial presentations eg preparing for multiple choice exams
Secondary School Teaching and Leadership Experience
Head of Department
- Tullawong State High School; HOD (Technology KLA, Business, Middle School); 1995-2007
- Mirani State High School; HOD (Business, Art, Music); 1990-1995
- Acting Deputy Principal experience at both secondary schools for a combined period of 3 years. 1984-1989
Secondary School Teacher – Business/English
- James Nash State High School
- Mundubbera Secondary Department
- Wynnum North State High School
- Sempowicz T, Hudson P, (2011) Analysing mentoring practices to understand how a preservice teacher reflects on practice to advance teaching, Proceedings of The Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) 2011 Conference - Valuing Teacher Education: Policy, Perspectives and Partnerships, pp. 1-17.
- Sempowicz T, Hudson P, (2011) How can a mentor's personal attributes and pedagogical knowledge develop a preservice teacher's behaviour management?, International Journal of Learning, 18 (1), pp. 303-314.
- Sempowicz T, Hudson P, (2011) Analysing mentoring dialogues for developing a preservice teacher's classroom management practices, Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36 (8), pp. 1-16.