Katina Zammit is currently Deputy Dean and a Senior Lecturer in English and Literacy curriculum and pedagogy in the School of Education, at Western Sydney University.
She has been passionate about improving student learning outcomes for educationally disadvantaged students and students from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds since she began teaching in schools. Katina’s experience spans being a classroom teacher, school executive, literacy and pedagogy consultant for Met East DSP and curriculum consultant. As a university teacher and researcher she has continued her commitment to making a difference for students and supporting teachers to make a difference through their classroom practices. She has been involved with the Fair Go Program from the initial phase and has published widely on its research.
Katina continues working with her school-based colleagues to improve student engagement in learning and is investigating leadership practices that engage teachers in pedagogical whole school change.