Personal details

Name
Dr Peter O'Brien
Position(s)
Course Coordinator
Faculty of Education,
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Lecturer
Faculty of Education,
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Discipline *
Specialist Studies in Education, Cultural Studies, Sociology
Phone
+61 7 3138 3432
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology), MEdSt (University of Queensland), GDTeach(Sec) (Brisbane College of Adv. Ed.), BA (Griffith University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Member, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)

Keywords

Sociology of Education, Educational Policy, Governmentality

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

Biography

Dr Peter O’Brien lectures in the sociology of education and policy in undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the Faculty of Education, QUT. His intellectual interests include governmentality, advanced liberalism, and the work of Michel Foucault. His research interests and publications centre on the rationalities, policies, and practices of professional standards and standardizing, professional learning, and performance management.

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Teaching

Dr Peter O’Brien teaches in the sociology of education and policy in the Master of Teaching, Master of Education, and Bachelor of Education programs in the Faculty of Education, QUT.

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Experience

Dr Peter O’Brien is an experienced teacher educator and former secondary school teacher and Head of Department. He maintains close links with the teaching profession through a number of professional, personal-professional, and work-related avenues.

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Publications


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