Dr Helen Harper is a Senior Lecturer in English, Literacies and Languages Education at the University of New England.
Helen has previously worked as a lecturer and mentor in literacy education, as a linguist in remote Indigenous communities, and as a teacher of English as an Additional Language. Most recently she has collaborated with primary and secondary teachers in disadvantaged urban and remote schools to apply principles of scaffolding language and literacy across the curriculum. In 2016 Helen was a co-recipient, with Bronwyn Parkin, of the Primary English Teaching Association of Australia (PETAA) Research Grant
Helen will present at this year’s Learning and Teaching Symposium.