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Associate Professor Margaret Lloyd

Faculty of Education,
School of Curriculum


Associate Professor Margaret Lloyd
Associate Professor
Faculty of Education,
School of Curriculum
Discipline *
Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology), MEd (Queensland University of Technology), GradDipArtEd (Victoria College), GradDipEd (CompEd) (Brisbane College of Adv. Ed.), DipTeach (Kelvin Grove C.A.E)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • OLT National Teaching Fellow
  • Director, Oz-Teachernet http://www.otn.edu.au
  • President, Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education (QSITE) http://www.qsite.edu.au
  • Council Member, Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) http://www.acce.edu.au
  • Member, Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA)
  • Member, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Teacher Education, Curriculum Design, ICT in education, Online Communities, Professional Development, Female Participation In ICT

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Margaret Lloyd is an Associate Professor in the School of Maths, Science and Technology Education, QUT, with a specialisation in ICT education with specific responsibility for secondary computing curriculum studies. She has taken a leading role in ICT curriculum design and has co-authored an ICT textbook for junior secondary students.

In 2007, QSITE named her as the Outstanding Leader in ICT and she was nominated for a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.  In 2009, she won an individual ALTC Teaching Excellence Award (for Social Sciences including Education).

Other roles include

  • Co-editor, Journal of Learning Design http://www.jld.qut.edu.au
  • Director of Oz-teachers, the group which oversees the Oz-TeacherNet
  • List Manager for Oz-teachers and ICT-research communities
  • Past prior State Review Panel Chair for Information Processing and Technology (IPT)
  • Member of the Queensland Studies Authority’s P-12 Technologies Committee
  • Chair, sub-committee, QSA’s Information and Communication Technology Education (ICTE) syllabus
  • Leader, Advocacy Committee, Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education (QSITE)
  • Faculty of Education representative on QUT’s eResearch Working Party
  • Member of both the University Academic Board and University Appeals Committee.

Dr Lloyd’s doctoral dissertation was a critical history of computer education in Queensland (1983-1997). Her current research interests include:

  • the dynamics of online communication
  • the measurement of integration of ICT in the classroom
  • the definition of effective professional development for teachers.

She is the Project Leader of the National Support Network which underpins the national Teaching Teachers for the Future Project. She is also currently involved in a research project concerned with ICT in the classroom, funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Margaret Lloyd.


Current teaching responsibilities include

  • specialist secondary curriculum units in ICT
  • post-graduate studies in digital pedagogies
  • ongoing involvement in teaching in international programs, particularly related to ICT policy and e-learning.
  • higher degree supervision:  QUT Higher Degree Research (HDR) Supervisor Accreditation (Level 1) and member of  QUT’s College of Mentoring HDR Supervisors
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Margaret Lloyd.


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.


Awards and recognition

Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
QSITE Outstanding Leader of the Year Award
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
ALTC Teaching Excellence Award 2009 (Social Sciences including Education)