Professor Grady Venville
Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)/Dean of Coursework Studies
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- BSc DipEd W.Aust. GradScEd PhD Curtin
- Professor Grady Venville is acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) and has responsibility for the core educational activities of the University including undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and the student experience.
Professor Venville has a Bachelor of Science and a Graduate Diploma of Education from UWA and a Graduate Diploma in Science Education (Distinction) and PhD from Curtin University.
Career highlights have included a post-doctoral appointment at King’s College London; being appointed UWA’s first Professor of Science Education and first Dean of Coursework Studies; and being a member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts. Professor Venville’s research in science education focuses on conceptual development, curriculum integration and cognitive acceleration.
Grady has made a lifelong commitment to teaching and education. A central belief underpinning everything she does is that high quality education is critical not only for human development but also to a humane, healthy and peaceful society.