• 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20042019

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Personal profile

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

Becoming an English teacher

Dutton, J. & Manuel, J., Jun 2019, Charged with meaning: becoming an English teacher. Sawyer, W. (ed.). 2nd ed. Putney, N.S.W.: Phoenix Education, p. 4-20 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Lesson and unit planning in English

    Dutton, J., Boardman, L., Ennever, B., Fleming, C., Hitches, E., Rozario, A. & Weatherspoon, H., Jun 2019, Charged with meaning: becoming an English teacher. Sawyer, W. (ed.). 2nd ed. Putney, N.S.W.: Phoenix Education, p. 32-65 33 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 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 proceedingChapter

  • 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 journalArticle

  • 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 proceedingChapter

    Activities

    • 13 Oral presentation
    • 4 Invited talk
    • 1 Consultancy

    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

    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

    Poetry, Literacy and confirming student identity

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

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Creative English Pedagogy in the Translanguaging Space

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

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Confirming identity: Supporting students to tell and write their stories

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

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

    Janet Dutton

    23/06/17

    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