Ms Sharon Galleguillos

Lecturer

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 7011
Fax +61 2 93515027

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Biographical details

Sharon has had wide professional experience and expertise of tertiary, secondary and primary school teaching. Sharon graduated as a primary teacher in Queensland in 1976 and has taught extensively throughout Queensland and New South Wales. She worked for six years as a Senior Education Officer in the Aboriginal Education Unit within the NSW Department of Education and Training helping to develop the 1996 Aboriginal Education Policy.She is theCo-ordinator of Indigenous Australian Education,Koori Kids in th Classroom and Classroom Issues for Koori Kids. She was invited by the Federal government to review the Books in Homes Australia Pilot Project. The Federal report of this program was published in 2002,

Sharon is an active facilitator and mentor and has presented her work on Indigenous research and education at numerous conferences and forums. She works intensively with Indigenous communities and student bodies and was a board member of The Fred Hollows Foundation, PETA (Primary English Teaching Association) and Books in Homes Australia.

She is the Vice-President of the the Aboriginal Education Council and a Director of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

She is currently theAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Academic Adviser within the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

Teaching and supervision

  • EDUP 2006 Indigenous Australian Education
  • EDUP 4072 Koori Kids in School A
  • EDUP 4072 Koori Kids in School B
  • KCDE 1203 Human Development and Learning
  • EDMT 5002 CKK Classroom Issues for Koori Kids

Awards and honours

  • 2005 Outstanding Alumni Award for Education (QUT)
  • Faculty of Education and Social Work Teaching Excellence Award (2005)

  • Faculty of Education and Social Work Teaching Excellence Award: Koori Centre team (2013).

Selected grants

2001

  • Books in Homes in Australia Pilot Project.; Sweeney L, McDermott P, Curry S, Galleguillos S; Scholastic Australia Pty Ltd/BLO Project.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Craven, R., d' Arbon, M., Galleguillos, S. (2011). Teaching resources. In Rhonda Craven (Eds.), Teaching Aboriginal studies: A practical resource for primary and secondary teaching, (pp. 273-288). Crows Nest, Sydney: Allen and Unwin.

Other

  • Thorpe, K., Burgess, C., Galleguillos, S. (2010), What is the significance of mandatory and elective Indigenous education subjects in teacher education programs?.

2011

  • Craven, R., d' Arbon, M., Galleguillos, S. (2011). Teaching resources. In Rhonda Craven (Eds.), Teaching Aboriginal studies: A practical resource for primary and secondary teaching, (pp. 273-288). Crows Nest, Sydney: Allen and Unwin.

2010

  • Thorpe, K., Burgess, C., Galleguillos, S. (2010), What is the significance of mandatory and elective Indigenous education subjects in teacher education programs?.

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