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Ms Sonja Kuzich

Ms Sonja Kuzich Ms Sonja Kuzich

Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education Master of Education Graduate Certificate Public Sector Management Phd (Candidate)

Position Lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
School School of Education
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 501.Level 4
Phone +61 8 9266 2175

Brief Summary

Sonja Kuzich is a lecturer in curriculum and pedagogy, with experience at all levels of education, from early childhood through to primary and tertiary teaching. As well as teaching and curriculum development work,   she has been involved in  in-service teacher education in the areas of literacy, numeracy, science and learning difficulties. Sonja developed  the Professional Standards for Teaching (WACOT) , the Code of Ethics and the Professional Learning guidelines which guide teachers' work in Western Australia.

Memberships, Awards and Training


  • Vice President, Professional Teaching Council of WA (PTCWA)
  • Vice President, Australian Literacy Educators of Australia (ALEA)
  •  Executive Committee, WA Institute of Educational Research (WAIER)
  • Committee Member, Australian College of Educators (ACE)
  • WA College of Teaching (WACOT)
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Teaching - Undergraduate

  • Introduction to Curriculum 110
  • Culture and Curriculum 310
  • Professional Practice 325
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Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Education as/for sustainability Children, nature and learning
  • Engagement in online learning
  • Impact of educational policy on teacher pedagogy
  • Professionalism and standards in education
  • Pedagogy and the interface with neuroscience

Research Projects

(2012) Green Writing: Nature Deficit Disorder and Children's Connectivity with the Natural Environment Through Literacy
(2012) Diving into the Digital Pool: Deep Learning Using Digital Stories in Higher Education.
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