Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Sara Weuffen

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Education

Dr. Sara Weuffen works on the Culturally Nourishing Schooling Project as the qualitative Postdoctoral expert. 

Location
Primary base off-campus on Wadawurrung Country in Ballarat
  • Book Chapters | 2023
    Claughton A; Weuffen S; Robertson D; Nice K, 2023, 'Parent–Teachers: Experiences of Supporting our Children with Dis/ability in Schools', in Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice in Education, Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 139 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-5008-7_10
    Book Chapters | 2023
    Goriss-Hunter A; Burke J; Weuffen S; Plunkett M; Emmett S, 2023, 'Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice in Education in the Twenty-First Century', in Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice in Education, Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-5008-7_1
    Book Chapters | 2023
    Weuffen S; Burke J; Goriss-Hunter A; Plunkett M; Emmett S, 2023, 'Working Towards a Sustainable, Responsive, Inclusive, and Diverse Global Education Future', in Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice in Education, Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 277 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-5008-7_19
    Book Chapters | 2023
    Weuffen S; Willis K, 2023, 'The Fallacy of Cultural Inclusion in Mainstream Education Discourses', in Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice in Education, Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 91 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-5008-7_7
    Book Chapters | 2021
    Lowe K; Moodie N; Weuffen S, 2021, 'Refusing Reconciliation in Indigenous Curriculum', in Green B; Roberts P; Brennan M (ed.), Curriculum Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing World: Transnational Perspectives in Curriculum Inquiry, Palgrave, Chem, Switzland, pp. 71 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-61667-0_5
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Weuffen S; Cahir F, 2019, 'The Australian War Graves Effort (1919–1922)', in Australian War Graves Workers and World War One, Springer Singapore, pp. 11 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0849-3_2
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Weuffen S; Cahir F, 2019, 'Their Legacy', in Australian War Graves Workers and World War One, Springer Singapore, pp. 129 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0849-3_8
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Weuffen S; Cahir F, 2019, '“Their Last Resting Place”: Foundations of Graves Work', in Australian War Graves Workers and World War One, Springer Singapore, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0849-3_1
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Burgess C; Fricker A; Weuffen S, 2023, 'Lessons to learn, discourses to change, relationships to build: How Decolonising Race Theory can articulate the interface between school leadership and Aboriginal students’ schooling experiences', Australian Educational Researcher, 50, pp. 111 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-022-00546-z
    Journal articles | 2023
    Lowe K; Weuffen S, 2023, '“You get to ‘feel’ your culture”: Aboriginal students speaking back to deficit discourses in Australian schooling', Australian Educational Researcher, 50, pp. 33 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-022-00598-1
    Journal articles | 2023
    Weuffen S; Lowe K; Amazan R; Thompson K, 2023, 'The need for First Nations pedagogical narratives: epistemic inertia and complicity in (re)creating settler-colonial education', Journal of Curriculum Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220272.2023.2294723
    Journal articles | 2023
    Weuffen S; Lowe K; Burgess C; Thompson K, 2023, 'Sovereign and pseudo-hosts: The politics of hospitality for negotiating culturally nourishing schools', Australian Educational Researcher, 50, pp. 131 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-022-00599-0
    Journal articles | 2023
    Weuffen S; Lowe K; Burgess C, 2023, 'Identity matters: Aboriginal educational sovereignty and futurity pushing back on the logic of elimination', Australian Educational Researcher, 50, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-023-00608-w
    Journal articles | 2023
    Weuffen S; Lowe K; Moodie N; Fricker A, 2023, 'Doing decolonisation: cultural reconnection as political resistance in schooling', Australian Educational Researcher, 50, pp. 147 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-022-00603-7
    Journal articles | 2023
    Weuffen S; Maxwell J; Lowe K, 2023, 'Inclusive, colour-blind, and deficit: Understanding teachers' contradictory views of Aboriginal students’ participation in education', Australian Educational Researcher, 50, pp. 89 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-022-00517-4
    Journal articles | 2022
    Weuffen S, 2022, '‘You’d be surprised how some people probably feel uncomfortable’: the compliance–resistance continuum of planning integrated Australian History curricula', Teacher Development, 26, pp. 221 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13664530.2022.2027266
    Journal articles | 2021
    Weuffen S; Fotinatos N; Andrews T, 2021, 'Evaluating sociocultural influences affecting participation and understanding of academic support services and programs (SSPs): Impacts on notions of attrition, retention, and success in higher education', Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice, 23, pp. 118 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1521025118803847
    Journal articles | 2021
    Weuffen S; Pickford AM, 2021, 'Imagining the possibilities of a cross-cultural oral narrative portraiture method: Stepping beyond binary discourses', Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 50, pp. 71 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jie.2019.12
    Journal articles | 2020
    Weuffen S; Andrews T; Roberts K, 2020, 'Promoting quality learning and teaching pedagogy: Evaluating a targeted localised academic induction program (AIP) for the impact on continuing professional development', Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 60, pp. 245 - 267
    Journal articles | 2019
    Weuffen S; Cahir F; Barnes A; Powell B, 2019, 'Uncovering Hidden Histories: Evaluating Preservice Teachers’ (PST) Understanding of Local Indigenous Perspectives in History Via Digital Storytelling at Australia’s Sovereign Hill', Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 13, pp. 165 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15595692.2019.1615430
    Journal articles | 2019
    Weuffen S, 2019, 'Surveying the landscape five years on: An examination of how teachers, and the teaching of Australia's shared-history, is constructed within Australian academic literature', Teaching and Teacher Education, 78, pp. 117 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2018.11.010
    Journal articles | 2017
    Weuffen SL; Cahir F; Pickford AM, 2017, 'The centrality of Aboriginal cultural workshops and experiential learning in a pre-service teacher education course: a regional Victorian University case study', Higher Education Research and Development, 36, pp. 838 - 851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2016.1242557
    Journal articles | 2016
    Weuffen S; Cahir F; Zeegers M, 2016, 'What's in a name?: Exploring the implications of Eurocentric (Re)naming practices of aboriginal and torres strait islander nomenclature in Australian education practices', Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 45, pp. 181 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jie.2016.2

My Teaching

  • First Nations studies
  • Australian History
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Social Justice