Ms Katherine Thompson
Program Manager

Ms Katherine Thompson

M.A. Ed. Secondary English Education (Wake Forest University), B.A. English (Duke University)

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Katherine Thompson (B.A. Duke University; M.A. Ed. Wake Forest University) has taught in a variety of settings, including public and independent high schools, not-for-profit and summer programs (The Fresh Air Fund; WriteGirl; North Carolina Governor's School), and Mwalimu Anna Primary School in Mto Wa Mbu, Tanzania. She is currently the manager of the UNSW Matraville Education Partnership and a sessional academic within the UNSW School of Education, working in the fields of Indigenous education and community advocacy, sociocultural contexts of education, and equity in education.

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Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award - Programs that Enhance Learning - Master of Teaching Indigenous Education Program 2021

Dean's Learning & Teaching Awards 2019 - Rising Star Award

Nominee - UNSW President's Awards 2017 - Collaboration

UNSW Staff Excellence Award: Excellence in Community Engagement - UNSW Matraville Education Partnership 2016

Aboriginal Voices/Culturally Nourishing Schools Project (2020-2023)

Cultural Residents Project (2020-2022)

Culture, Community and Curriculum Project (2016-2018)




My Teaching

EDST1108: Indigenous Perspectives in Education

EDST5115: Social and Political Contexts in Education

EDST5116: Student Engagement

Master of Teaching Indigenous Education Intensive

Nura Gili Winter School and Pre-Education Programs