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Sandra Peter

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BSc (Hons) UBB; MA MPhil. TiU; PhD UTS
Director, Sydney Business Insights

Rm 4050
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 5022
sandra.peter@sydney.edu.au
@sandraapeter
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Bio

Dr Sandra Peter is an innovator, researcher and educator. She leads the Sydney Business Insights strategic initiative to deliver on the University of Sydney Business School’s commitment to be an engaged, relevant and influential voice on major issues and trends. She contributes to public conversations, research and critical thinking by working with leading thinkers in industry, government and community.

Sandra researches and works on a wide range of initiatives and programs to provide the business community and public with a deeper understanding of complexities and insights into the future of business. She has also implemented a range of innovative educational practices and initiatives, including pop-ups and hackathons, and tacked future focused topics from artificial intelligence to failure in ‘The Future of Business’.

She has research degrees both in Business and Education.

Sandra hosts the Sydney Business Insights podcast and The Future, This Week (over 100 episodes on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, Stitcher, Libsyn or wherever you get your podcasts).She has contributed to thought pieces, op eds, interviews and research in the Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, The Australian and the ABC.

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2018

10
Report/s

Buchanan J, Ryan R, Anderson M, Calvo R, Glozier N and Peter S 2018 'Future Frontiers Analytical Report: Preparing for the best and worst of times', NSW Department of Education [Link]

2013

4
Journal Article/s

Peter S and Farrell L 2013 'From Learning in Coffee Houses to Learning with Open Educational Resources', E-Learning and Digital Media (Exploring the Educational Potential of Open Educational Resources), vol.10:2, pp. 174‑89

Peter S and Deimann M 2013 'On the role of openness in education: A historical reconstruction', Open Praxis (Special Issue: Openness in Higher Education), vol.5:1, pp. 7-14

5
Conference Paper/s

Peter S and Farrell L 2013 'Forging futures: how the concept of the social imaginary can help make open access education a movement worth supporting', International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education AARE 2013, Adelaide, Australia, 5th December 2013

Peter S and O’Connor K 2013 'Forging futures: how the concept of the social imaginary can help make open access education a movement worth supporting', International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education AARE 2013, Adelaide, Australia, 5th December 2013

Peter S and Farrell L 2013 'Massive Open Online Courses and Open Courseware: emerging challenges, promises and futures', OpenCourseWare Consortium Global Conference OCWC 2013 - "Learning Beyond Borders – Delivering quality education to your fingertips", Bali, Indonesia, 10th May 2013

Deimann M and Peter S 2013 'Open education: Are we at the crossroads?', OpenCourseWare Consortium Global Conference OCWC 2013 - "Learning Beyond Borders – Delivering quality education to your fingertips", Bali, Indonesia, 10th May 2013

2012

5
Conference Paper/s

Patterson C and Peter S 2012 'Compatibility and Complementarity: Using Multiple Methodologies', The Joint Australian Association for Research in Education and Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association Conference World Education Research Association Focal Meeting AARE-APERA 2012, University of Sydney, Australia, 6th December 2012

Peter S and Farrell L 2012 'Constituting data: experiencing and/or remembering', The Joint Australian Association for Research in Education and Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association Conference World Education Research Association Focal Meeting AARE-APERA 2012, University of Sydney, Australia, 6th December 2012

Peter S and Deimann M 2012 'Open vs. Free Online Courses: More than a petty difference?', World Education Research Association WERA 2012, University of Sydney, Australia, 6th December 2012

2010

5
Conference Paper/s

Peter S and Farrell L 2010 'Global education: an examination through the lens of Institutional Ethnography', International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education AARE 2010, University of Melbourne, Australia, 2nd December 2010

2009

5
Conference Paper/s

Peter S and Farrell L 2009 'From café education to internet café education', International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education AARE 2009, Canberra, Australia, 3rd December 2009

Recent Units Taught

  • BUSS5001 Firms, Markets and Business Management

    2016: S1,

  • BUSS5002 Business Fundamentals

    2016: S1,

  • BUSS6101 Elective Option

    2016: S2,

  • BUSS6101 The Future of Business

    2016: S1,

  • MMGT6688 The Future of Business

    2018: S2, WS,
    2017: S1, S2,