20152019

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Personal profile

Biography

As a sought-after international leader in digital pedagogies and STEM education, Dr Blannin offers a 20+ year career in educational innovation and change leadership. Her current role at Monash University is as Senior Lecturer, Digital Transformations. Her previous roles include leadership positions in schools, education systems, banking, business, outdoor education and private consultancy.

As a higher education teacher, Jo has been recognised as providing models of best practice in innovative teaching as well as an ongoing engagement with research through University and international awards. Her background in education and teaching in three countries and in two languages means she consistently brings research and evidence-based practices into her work to the benefit of both my students, research partners and my colleagues.

Dr Blannin's Key Research Areas include:

  • Pedagogical use of technology in educational settings for improved learner outcomes.
  • Engaging in the effective pedagogic use of innovative learning environments for enhanced learning outcomes.
  • Development of teacher agency and efficacy for technology use.
  • Preparing learners to be digitally literate through tertiary education.
  • Leading change in large organisations.
  • The place of technology in STEM education.

Education/Academic qualification

Education, Doctorate of Education, University of Melbourne

1 Jun 201220 Apr 2018

Award Date: 20 Apr 2018

Education, Master, University of Melbourne

20092010

Award Date: 2 Jul 2010

Education, Grad.Dip Education (Primary), RMIT University

2002

Award Date: 6 Dec 2002

Social studies, Double Bachelor of Arts (Double Honours), Keele University

19931997

Award Date: 28 Jun 1997

Research area keywords

  • Educational Technology And Computing
  • STEM / STEAM
  • Education and Globalisation
  • Pedagogy and curriculum K- 12
  • Pedagogy of Teacher Education

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Research Output

  • 3 Encyclopaedia / Dictionary Entry
  • 1 Conference Paper
  • 1 Paper
  • 1 Article

Algorithmic thinking in primary schools

Blannin, J. & Symons, D., 2019, Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies. Tatnall, A. (ed.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Springer, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopaedia / Dictionary EntryOtherpeer-review

Empowerment and disempowerment in peer observation within pre-service teacher, technology assisted integrated STEM education

Symons, D. & Blannin, J., 2019, Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies. Tatnall, A. (ed.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Springer, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopaedia / Dictionary EntryOtherpeer-review

From plans to pedagogy: developing teachers’ spatial competencies in one Australian school

Blannin, J. & Mahat, M., 2019. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access

Open-plan learning environments and teachers’ digital technology use

Blannin, J., 2019, What Are Teachers Doing (well) when Transitioning from Traditional Classrooms to Innovative Learning Environments?: Proceedings of International Symposia for Graduate and Early Career Researchers in Australasia, Europe and North America. Imms, W. & Mahat, M. (eds.). 1st ed. Melbourne Vic Australia: University of Melbourne, p. 59-64 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Use of digital media boards in primary schools

Blannin, J., 2019, Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies. Tatnall, A. (ed.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Springer, 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopaedia / Dictionary EntryOtherpeer-review

Prizes

John Smyth Award

Blannin, Jo (Recipient), 4 Jun 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

Home-learning during the Pandemic

Jo Blannin

22/05/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

What will school look like when we (don't) go back this week?

Jo Blannin

12/04/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment