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Anita Forsyth

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19992017
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Biography

Anita Forsyth is currently a senior lecturer (education focused) in teacher education at Monash University where her areas of interest are Economics and Business Studies education, SOSE/Studies of Society and Environment/Humanities curriculum, economic literacy, teaching, learning and assessment and civics and citizenship education issues, school improvement and accountability, leadership and professional learning.Anita has authored a number of economics, SOSE and business studies textbooks and journal articles (some examples are listed below). She regularly speaks at professional learning seminars and conferences for educators. Anita is currently Chair - Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority's (VCAA) VCE Economics Exam Setting Panel and is VCE Economics Chief Assessor. Anita co-authored the current VCE Economics Study Design (syllabus), and authored the Teacher Advice, assessment advice and both school based and exam based assessment criteria. On behalf of the Education Faculty Anita is the director and lead contractor for the School Review contract held with the Victorian DEECD. She reviews 8-10 Victorian government schools each year.

Research area keywords

  • Economics and Business Studies education
  • SOSE/Studies of Society and Environment/Humanities curriculum
  • Economic literacy
  • Teaching
  • Learning and assessment
  • Civics and citizenship
  • School improvement and accountability
  • Leadership
  • Professional learning

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Projects 2001 2012

Research Output 1999 2017

Exploring secondary commerce teachers’ opportunities and readiness to teach consumer and financial literacy

Sawatzki, C., Zmood, S., Forsyth, A. & Downton, A., Oct 2017, Clayton Vic Australia: Monash University. 18 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

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Peer Review Report – 2016 Cycle: Blackburn Primary School, North-Eastern Victoria Region

Forsyth, A., 21 Nov 2016, Clayton Vic Australia: Monash University. 42 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther

Peer Review Report—2016 Cycle: Vermont Secondary College, North Eastern Victoria Region

Forsyth, A., 19 Aug 2016, Clayton Vic Australia: Monash University. 42 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther

Priority Review Report–2016 Cycle: Warrandyte High School, North Eastern Victoria Region

Hildebrand, G. & Forsyth, A., 5 Oct 2016, Clayton Vic Australia: Monash University. 82 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther

Priority Review Report—2016 Cycle: Briar Hill Primary School, North Western Victoria Region

Forsyth, A., 24 Nov 2016, Clayton Vic Australia: Monash University. 78 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther