Jared Carpendale



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Jared is a Lectuer in STEM Education in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. He works predominately with pre-service and in-service secdonary science teachers and his research include: understanding teachers' pedagogical content knowledge for teaching science, and how such knowledge develops; effective professional learning and development teachers; supporting out-of-field teachers in science; how schools are effectively doing STEM; the issues and contentions in physics and chemsitry education; teachers recognising and notcing student learning; and, representing complex scientific phenomena to students. Throughout his research, Jared has maintained an international network of researchers from Oceana, America, Asia, and Europe. 

Jared teaches in the Physics and Chemistry Education units, and a Transitional and Professional Engagement unit, as part of the Intital Teacher Education courses at Monash University. Prior to joining Monash University, he taught Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Electronics at all levels of secondary school in New Zealand.

Research interests

Current Research Projects

Core practices 

Investigataing how experienced teachers from Australia engage with a workshop and yearlong coaching programme about incorperating core practices into their classrooms.

Integrated STEM 

Investigating practising science teachres' views on integrated STEM, along with how they running such programmes iwthin their schools in Victoria, Australia. 

Post-compusolory physics education in Victoria, Australia 

Investigating what influences students to take post-compusory physics in Victoria, Australia, and what influence senior secondary physics teachers have on students' decision making.


Research Interests

  • Physics, Chemistry, Science, and STEM Education
  • Pedagogical Content Knowledge
  • Professional Learning and Development


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