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Dr Sue Ollerhead is a lecturer in Languages Education at the Department of Educational Studies at Macquarie University in Sydney. She has worked extensively in English language and literacy training and materials development in Africa, Europe and Australia. Her expertise lies in Language Teacher Education, in particular the development of classroom pedagogies that best support students for whom English is an additional language in contexts where English is the medium of instruction. Her other research interests include multilingual education, language-in-education policy, literacy across the curriculum and oracy development in schools. 

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Introduction to the special issue: translanguaging as a resource in teaching and learning

Choi, J., French, M. & Ollerhead, S., 30 Apr 2020, In : Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics. 3, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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    Is there any appetite for "linguistic hospitality" in monolingual educational spaces? the case for translanguaging in Australian higher education

    Ollerhead, S. & Baker, S., 2020, Migration, education and translation: cross-disciplinary perspectives on human mobility and cultural encounters in education settings. Anderson, V. & Johnson, H. (eds.). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 145-160 15 p. (Studies in migration and diaspora).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Writing like a health scientist: a translingual approach to teaching text structure in a diverse Australian classroom

    Ollerhead, S., Crealy, I. & Kirk, R., 30 Apr 2020, In : Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics. 3, 1, p. 77-90 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • Teaching across semiotic modes with multilingual learners: translanguaging in an Australian classroom

    Ollerhead, S., 4 Mar 2019, In : Language and Education. 33, 2, p. 106-122 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Press / Media

    Staring down the Covid-19 lockdown with Multilingual Humour

    Sue Ollerhead, Shepi Mati & Monica Hendricks


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research

    Promoting Multilingual Approaches in Teaching and Learning

    Sue Ollerhead & Kerry Taylor-Leech


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research