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Fleur is a co-teacher in the English Education team of the Faculty of Education at Monash University in 2015 and 2016.

Fleur worked as an English and Humanities teacher in Independent schools in Melbourne for 14 years. She has worked as a Team Leader for Theory of Knowledge (TOK) in an IB school, and taught in both the VCE and IB matriculation programs. Her publications are in the areas of feminist poetics, and critical approaches to Young Adult literature. 

Her current research is focussed on English teachers' practices around the teaching of literary texts, and how they develop pedagogies for incorporating both traditional and emergent reading practices. This project is being conducted with reference to the impact of standards based reforms on teacher professional identity and practice.

Monash teaching commitment

EDF5135 English in the Secondary Years A

EDF5136 English in the Secondary Years B

EDF5649 Language and Literacies Across Educational Contexts


  • English Education
  • Literacy
  • Literacy education
  • Literacy Studies
  • Literature and politics
  • Pedagogy
  • Young Adult
  • Teacher Education

Research Output 2011 2018

Co-teaching as praxis in English initial teacher education

Parr, G., Diamond, F. & Bulfin, S., 9 Jul 2018, Re-imagining Professional Experience in Teacher Education: Narratives of Learning. Fitzgerald, A., Parr, G. & Williams, J. (eds.). 1st ed. Singapore Singapore: Springer, p. 163-181 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

University-school partnerships in English pre-service teacher education: A dialogic inquiry into a co-teaching initiative

Diamond, F. L., Parr, G. B. & Bulfin, S. A., 5 Dec 2017, In : Changing English. 24, 3, p. 266-284 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Beauty and the beautiful Beast Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga and the quest for a transgressive female desire

Diamond, F., 1 Mar 2011, In : Australian Feminist Studies. 26, 67, p. 41-55 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Press / Media