Dr Jonnell Uptin

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

DipTeach., GradDip TESOL (UTS), M.Ed. (UoW), PhD. (UoW).

Her research and teaching concentrates on refugee youth and teaching students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Of particular interest is the role that intercultural understanding can assists educators and schools.

Publications:

Uptin, J. Wright, J. and Harwood, V. (2013) ‘It felt like I was a black dot on white paper’: Examining young former refugees’ experience of entering Australian high schools. Australian Educational Researcher (2013) 40:125–137.DOI 10.1007/s13384-012-0082-8

Winner of Springer Publication’s ‘Best Paper Award’ 2013 for The Australian Educational Researcher

Uptin, J. Wright. J & Harwood, V. (2014) Finding education: Stories of how young former refugees constituted strategic identities in order to access school, Race, Ethnicity and Education, DOI: 10.1080/13613324.2014.885428

Valerie Harwood, Sarah O’Shea, Jonnell Uptin, Nicoli Humphry, and Lisa Kervin (2013) Precarious education and the university Navigating the silenced borders of participation, International Journal on School Disaffection, Vol. 10, no. 2 pp 23-43.

Chapter in Book

Uptin, Jonnell. (2015) Negotiation a place in Australian schools: Lessons learned from voices of students, In Jennifer Hammond and Jenny Miller (Eds)Classrooms of possibility: supporting at-risk EAL students PETAA Newtown Australia.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Uptin, J. (2015). Negotiating a place in Australian schools: Lessons learned from voices of students. In Jennifer Hammond, Jennifer Miller (Eds.), Classrooms of possibility: Supporting at-risk EAL students, (pp. 31-45). Sydney: Primary English Teachers Association Australia (PETAA).

Journals

  • Hartung, C., Barnes, N., Welch, R., O�Flynn, G., Uptin, J., McMahon, S. (2017). Beyond the academic precariat: a collective biography of poetic subjectivities in the neoliberal university. Sport Education and Society, 22(1), 40-57. [More Information]
  • Uptin, J., Wright, J., Harwood, V. (2016). Finding education: Stories of how young former refugees constituted strategic identities in order to access school. Race Ethnicity and Education, 19(3), 598-617. [More Information]
  • Uptin, J., Wright, J., Harwood, V. (2013). 'It felt like i was a black dot on white paper': examining young former refugees' experience of entering Australian high schools. Australian Educational Researcher, 40(1), 125-137. [More Information]
  • Harwood, V., O' Shea, S., Uptin, J., Humphry, N., Kervin, L. (2013). Precarious education and the university: Navigating the silenced borders of participation. International Journal on School Disaffection, 10(2), 23-44.

2017

  • Hartung, C., Barnes, N., Welch, R., O�Flynn, G., Uptin, J., McMahon, S. (2017). Beyond the academic precariat: a collective biography of poetic subjectivities in the neoliberal university. Sport Education and Society, 22(1), 40-57. [More Information]

2016

  • Uptin, J., Wright, J., Harwood, V. (2016). Finding education: Stories of how young former refugees constituted strategic identities in order to access school. Race Ethnicity and Education, 19(3), 598-617. [More Information]

2015

  • Uptin, J. (2015). Negotiating a place in Australian schools: Lessons learned from voices of students. In Jennifer Hammond, Jennifer Miller (Eds.), Classrooms of possibility: Supporting at-risk EAL students, (pp. 31-45). Sydney: Primary English Teachers Association Australia (PETAA).

2013

  • Uptin, J., Wright, J., Harwood, V. (2013). 'It felt like i was a black dot on white paper': examining young former refugees' experience of entering Australian high schools. Australian Educational Researcher, 40(1), 125-137. [More Information]
  • Harwood, V., O' Shea, S., Uptin, J., Humphry, N., Kervin, L. (2013). Precarious education and the university: Navigating the silenced borders of participation. International Journal on School Disaffection, 10(2), 23-44.

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