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Kate Offer

Asst/Prof Kate Offer

Lecturer
UWA Law School

Contact details
Address
UWA Law School
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 4635
Fax
+61 8 6488 1045
Email
Kate.Offer@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
https://www.facebook.com/tortylicious/
Qualifications
BA LLB LLM W.Aust.
Key research
Education Law, Legal Education
Publications
BOOKS:

Field, D. & Offer, K. Western Australia Evidence Law (LexisNexis) 2015

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Learning Law through a Lens: Using Visual Media to Support Student Learning and Skills Development in Law, Learning and Teaching Forum, January 2016, Curtin University

Learning Law through a Lens: Using Visual Media to Support Student Learning and Skills Development in Law, International Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, October 2015, Segovia, Spain

‘Are You Kidding? Using Humour to Facilitate Student Learning’ Learning and Teaching Forum, January 2015, University of Western Australia

'The UWA Education Futures Vision'; Megan Ellyard, Phil Hancock, Nazim Khan, Kate Offer, Joanne Sneddon, Rashmi Watson & Helen Wildy, Learning and Teaching Forum, January 2015, University of Western Australia

‘Using In-Class Response Systems to Facilitate Student Engagement’, presented at the Australian Law Teachers Association Annual Conference, Bond University, GoldCoast, July 2014

‘Using In-Class Polling in Law Lectures’, Learning and Teaching Forum, January 2014, University of Western Australia

'Parents Behaving Badly: Legal Options and Pitfalls for Schools' presented at the 22nd Annual Australia New Zealand Education Law Association Conference, Hobart, October 2013

‘Are You Kidding? Using Humour to Facilitate Student Learning’, presented at the Australian Law Teachers Association Annual Conference, Sydney, July 2012

‘Confidentiality Issues for School Psychologists and Nurses’, presented at the 20th Annual Australia New Zealand Education Law Association Conference, Darwin, October 2011

PUBLICATIONS:

Skead, N.K. and Offer, K. Learning Law through a Lens: Using Visual Media to Support Student Learning and Skills Development in Law (2016) 41(3) AltLJ 148

Skead, N.K. and Offer, K. Learning Law through a Lens: Using Visual Media to Support Student Learning and Skills Development in Law, winner of an International Association of Law Schools Innovative Curriculum Award, October 2015.

Offer, K.M. 2011, 'Legal Traps for School Psychologists and Nurses', Sustainable Education, Schools, Families and Communities - Education Law and Policy Perspectives

Offer, C.M., Thrum, J. 2002, 'Part I: Civil Liability for the Administration of Medication in Non-Emergency Situations', Australia & New Zealand Journal of Law & Education, 7, 2, pp. 15-33. Detail

Offer, C.M., Thrum, J. 2002, 'Part II: Civil Liability for the Administration of Medication in Emergencies', Australia & New Zealand Journal of Law & Education, 7, 2, pp. 35-4

Kate Offer ‘Religious Schools and Equal Opportunity: Lessons from the Goldberg v Carmel School Case” 2000 5 (1) ANZJLE 20

Kate Offer, ‘Woe Unto Ye, Also Ye Lawyers!’ (1999) 28(2) UWALR 324 (Book Review)
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
*Torts LAWS4106, Evidence LAWS3310; Education Law EDUC5523 in the Faculty of Education

Member of Faculty of Law Learning and Teaching Committee and SoTL-in-Law (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Law) Interest Group
Funding received
2016 – Centre for Education Futures Grant for “Enhancing student learning and engagement in the Juris Doctor through the rich tapestry of legal storytelling” with Skead, Atkins, Howieson, Barker, Blake and Kwaymullina.

2012 - Improving Student Learning Grant for "Using Audio-Visual Resources to Enhance Student Learning in Evidence LAWS3310"

Memberships
Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA)
Honours and awards
Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, Federal Education Department’s Office of Teaching and Learning 2015

UWA Excellence in Teaching (Contribution to Student Learning) Award 2015

International Association of Law Schools Faculty Innovation Award (with Dr Natalie Skead) 2015

UWA Student Guild Students’ Choice Award 2015

UWA Student Guild Students’ Choice Award 2014

LexisNexis ALTA Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Law 2013 - Highly Commended

Blackstone Society Law Teacher of the Year 2012

University of Western Australia Combined Faculty Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning Award 2012

University of Western Australia Combined Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award 2011

Vice-Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation for Excellence in Teaching Notre Dame 2009 and 2010
Current external positions
Committee Member, The Piddington Society, 2017 -

Chair, Disciplinary Committee, Teacher Registration Board WA 2014 - present

Coach, Penrhos College team, Law Society of Western Australia Mock Trial Competition 2015 -2016

Board member, Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) 2013-2015

Council Member, Wesley College, South Perth 2007-2015

Dean & Trustee, Awesome Foundation Perth 2013-2015
Useful links
Teacher Registration Board WA
http://www.trb.wa.gov.au

Australia New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA)
http://www.anzela.edu.au

Wesley College
http://www.wesley.wa.edu.au

Awesome Foundation (Perth Chapter) http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/perth

Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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