Jennifer Shand

Dr, PhD E.Cowan

  • The University of Western Australia (M428), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Roles and responsibilities

Course Coordination experience
Master of Teaching (Secondary) Course Coordinator


Graduate Diploma of Education Course Coordinator 

EDUC 5460 English Curriculum 1 – unit coordinator (Master of Teaching, 2015 – 2018) 
EDUC 5470 English Curriculum 2 - unit coordinator (Master of Teaching, 2015 – 2018)
EDUC 5511 Learning with Young Adult Fiction - unit coordinator (Master of Teaching, 2016 – 2020)

EDUC 5509 Interventions for Learning – unit coordinator (Master of Teaching, 2015 – 2016)Large unit coordination and teaching
EDUC 5485 Development, Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice (Master of Teaching Secondary, 2016 and 2017)
EDUC 5546 Teaching Contexts (Master of Teaching Secondary, 2016, 2017 and 2018)

Development of EDUC 5511 Learning with Young Adult Fiction - (Master of Teaching, 2016 – 2018)

Funding overview

Mentoring Education Students Placed In Disadvantaged Schools – Alumni People’s Choice Winner 2017

Teaching overview

UWA lecturer and mentor supported in the Building Leadership for Change through School Immersion - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) partnership project with Phoenix Academy (months, 2017).

It’s not just what you know: The place of argumentation, National Conference for Teachers of English and Literacy, Adelaide, 2016

The Close Reading – a presentation for Western Australian secondary Literature teachers, February, 2016

UWA lecturer – reading in the Western Australian English curriculum: Zhejiang International Studies tour 2016

The close reading: The nuts and bolts of high school Literature, Western Australian Institute of Educational Research, Perth, 2015


Literature Education
Writing Pedagogy
Young Adult Fiction and reading
Preservice teacher education and mentoring

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Education/Academic qualification


Research expertise keywords

  • Senior English curriculum
  • Senior literature curriculum
  • Writing pedagogy
  • Adolescent literacy
  • English curriculum education
  • Young adult fiction


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