Dr Bronwyn Parkin is an adjunct lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Adelaide.
Bronwyn is also a literacy consultant with a long history of working in the area of literacy with Aboriginal and low socio-economic students. For many years, she was a Literacy Development project officer in the Literacy Secretariat, SA Department of Education. Her Applied Linguistics PhD was titled Scaffolding Science, a study into scientific literacy development of students in a low socio-economic classroom. Together with Dr Helen Harper from the University of New England, she was the 2016-2017 recipient of a PETAA research grant, Scaffolding academic language with educationally marginalised students.
Bronwyn will present at this year’s Learning & Teaching Symposium.