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Gerald Wurf joined Monash University in 2017 as a Senior Lecturer (Practice) in Counselling & Educational Psychology. Prior to this he worked at Charles Sturt University and for the NSW Government as an educational/developmental psychologist. He has provided consultant services to NGOs, Catholic and independent schools in NSW, and international schools in Hong Kong. He is a registered psychologist and holds endorsement with AHPRA in Educational and Developmental Psychology. Gerald is a Fellow of the APS and is a national committee member of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists.

For eight years Gerald worked in Hong Kong including teaching at The University of Hong Kong and The Open University of Hong Kong. He also worked at the Hong Kong International School as a high school counsellor/senior social sciences teacher. He has had over twenty years professional experience working with children, young people, and adults with complex learning, behavioural and emotional challenges.  

Gerald sits on the Editorial Board of the Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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