Personal details

Associate Professor Grace Sarra
Associate Professor
Faculty of Education,
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Discipline *
Specialist Studies in Education, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies
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Doctor of Creative Industries (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Board of State Library of Queensland
  • Chair of the Younger People’s and Children’s Advisory Group (State Library of Queensland)
  • Member of Education Equity committee
  • Member of the Indigenous Steering committee for Australian Council of Education Research.
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Grace Sarra is a Senior Lecturer at QUT, Caboolture Campus. She is of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. Her mother is of Aboriginal (Birrigubba) and South Sea Islander descent and her father is of Torres Strait Islander heritage from the Central Islands (Mauar) in the Torres Strait.
Grace’s areas of interest are

  • Indigenous education
  • values education
  • social justice
  • pedagogy and practice
  • school change and leadership.

She has been teaching in schools and universities for over 18 years.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Grace Sarra.


  • CLB004 – Integrated Foundations: Visual and Verbal Literacies
  • EDB007 – Culture Studies: Indigenous Education
  • CLB005 – Wellness and Active Citizenship
  • CLB007 – Learning by Design: Multiliteracies Projects.
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Grace Sarra.


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