Grady Venville

Professor Grady Venville

Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)/Dean of Coursework Studies
Dean of Coursework Studies, Office of

Contact details
Address
Office of Dean of Coursework Studies
The University of Western Australia (M466)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 3811
Email
grady.venville@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BSc DipEd W.Aust. GradScEd PhD Curtin
Biography
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.