MA, Applied Linguistics
Sally Baker is a Senior Lecturer of Language and Literacies in the School of Education. She is the Education focal point in the Forced Migration Research Network (FMRN@UNSW) and is the Chair of the Refugee Education Special Interest Group (http://refugee-education.org).
Sally's research explores issues of equity in higher education, with her research and advocacy interests including refugee education higher education equity and language policy, the educational experiences of students from culturally and linguistically diverse migrant and refugee (CALDMR) backgrounds, academic language and literacies (ALL), transitions, methodological + ethical issues with research in 'fragile contexts', and qualitative longitudinal research.
(2021) NSW Department of Education: NSW Equity Consortium: Imagined Futures (a whole-of-cohort outreach program with Years 7–10 including post-school transition)
(2020) National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education: University responses to enhancing equity in the post-Covid landscape (CI: Mary Teague, UNSW + UTS, WSU, MQ)
(2020) National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education: COVID-19 Online Learning Landscapes and CALDMR students: Opportunities and Challenges (CI: Sally Baker, UNSW + ACU, CQU, Curtin, Deakin, MQ, UAdelaide, VU, UQ, UON, WSU)
(2019) National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education: Careers guidance for CALDM/R students (CI: Alex Newman, Deakin + UNSW, UAdelaide)
Sally's current projects include:
Forced Migration Research Network, UNSW
Kaldor Centre Emerging Scholars Network, UNSW
Chair of the Refugee Education Special Interest Group