Personal profile


Jessica Premier is a Lecturer in the School of Curriculum, Teaching and Inclusive Education, within the Faculty of Education at Monash University. She is the Course Leader of the Diploma of Tertiary Studies (DoTS) and Diploma of Higher Education (DoHE). Jessica teaches in the Bachelor of Education and Master of Teaching. Prior to working at Monash University, Jessica held classroom teaching and leadership positions in primary and secondary schools, and tertiary English language centres. She has experience teaching in Australia and Norway, which has shaped her research interests.

Jessica's research interests include English as an Additional Language (EAL), literacy, and issues related to equity and inclusion in education. 

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 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • English as an Additional Language (EAL)
  • Equity, diversity and inclusion in education
  • Literacy education