Janet Dutton

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Biography

Dr Janet Dutton has extensive experience as a lecturer in teacher education, leader of teacher professional development and as Head Teacher in government and independent schools.

Janet has worked developing assessment and curriculum at national and state level organisations and was the Chief Examiner, English for the NSW Higher School Certificate, 2011-2016.

Areas of speciality include:

  • Secondary English curriculum and HSC English
  • Creative literacy pedagogy
  • Teacher motivation and retention
  • Teacher identity, voice and reflective practice

Janet’s teaching and research promotes the ways creative pedagogy can enrich student learning and current projects include:

  • investigating English teacher motivation, job satisfaction and resilience;
  • the impact of high stakes testing on English teacher practice;
  • the use of identity texts for enhancing literacy and engagement in students from EAL/D and low SES backgrounds and
  • developing strategies to enhance pre-service teacher reflexive practice.

Education/Academic qualification

Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney

Education, Graduate Diploma in Education, University of Sydney

Arts, Master of Arts: Literature (with Merit), University of Sydney

Education, Diploma in Education, University of Sydney

Arts, Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney

External positions

Chief Examiner English, Higher School Certificate, New South Wales Education Standards Authority

20122016

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Research Outputs 2004 2019

Teachers in the 'process of becoming': the role of pre-service teachers' narratives in developing critical reflective practice

Manuel, J. & Dutton, J., Apr 2019, Handbook of research on critical thinking and teacher pedagogy. Robinson, V. & Knight, V. (eds.). Hershey PA, USA: IGI Global, p. 15-38 24 p. (Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

narrative
teacher
semester
education
graduate

Confirming identity using drama pedagogy: English teachers' creative response to high-stakes literacy testing

Dutton, J. & Rushton, K., May 2018, In : English in Australia. 53, 1, p. 5-14 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

drama
literacy
teacher
student
language

Creative strategies for writing

Dutton, J. & Pulciani, M. R., Oct 2018, Tell me your story: confirming identity and engaging writers in the middle years. Dutton, J., D'Warte, J., Rossbridge, J. & Rushton, K. (eds.). Newtown, NSW: Primary English Teachers' Association (PETAA), p. 75-98 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

How do secondary school English teachers score NAPLAN? A snapshot of English teachers' views

Carter, D., Manuel, J. & Dutton, J., Oct 2018, In : Australian Journal of Language and Literacy. 41, 3, p. 144-154 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

secondary school
literacy
teacher
student
mathematics studies

Making space in our schools for children to develop their creativity

Wilson, K. & Dutton, J., 18 Jun 2018, EduResearch Matters.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access
creativity
secondary school teacher
teacher
weblog
disposition

Activities 2007 2019

  • 13 Oral presentation
  • 4 Invited talk
  • 1 Consultancy

Creative English Pedagogy in the Translanguaging Space

Kathy Rushton (Speaker), Janet Dutton (Speaker)
10 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Confirming Identity and engaging writers in the middle years

Janet Dutton (Speaker), Jacqueline D'warte (Speaker), Joanne Rossbridge (Speaker), Kathy Rushton (Speaker)
11 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Examining Shakespeare in the Secondary School Curriculum: Prescription, Pedagogy and Performance

Janet Dutton (Speaker), Jackie Manuel (Speaker), Don Carter (Speaker)
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Poetry, Literacy and confirming student identity

Janet Dutton (Speaker), Kathy Rushton (Speaker)
31 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Creativity, Identity and Literacy

Janet Dutton (Speaker), Kathy Rushton (Speaker)
30 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Press / Media

NAPLAN out of control': teachers say test eats into curriculum

Don Carter, Jackie Manuel & Janet Dutton

5/02/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Changes to HSC exams will 'fuel tutoring industry'

Janet Dutton

23/06/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Warnings NSW is preparing to dumb down Year 12 English exam.

Janet Dutton

23/06/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment