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Personal profile


John has worked as TAFE teacher, and as a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Curriculum and Policy Officer for the Victorian and the Australian governments before coming to Monash. Within the Faculty of Education John teaches in the pre-service and graduate teacher education program, in the Bachelor of Adult Learning and Development and in the Masters of Education program. He completed a research Masters on TAFE Learning and has undertaken doctoral research into social class and applied learning.
John has undertaken research funded by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) on student pathways between TAFE and University. More recently he has carried out research for the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development's Higher Education and Skills Group on access and equity.

Research interests

  • Technical, Vocational and Adult education, and Applied Learning
  • Social theory and education systems and experiences
  • History of Education

Research area keywords

  • Vocational education and training
  • Technical education
  • History of education
  • Sociology of Education

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Research Output

  • 4 Article
  • 3 Chapter (Book)
  • 3 Conference Paper
  • 1 Commissioned Report

About and within enabling learning contexts: student perspectives of the Monash Access Program

Reimer, K. & Pardy, J., Mar 2019, Exploring Learning Contexts: Implications for Access, Learning Careers and Identities. Merrill, B., Nizinska, A., Galimberti, A., Eneau, J., Sanojca, E. & Bezzari, S. (eds.). 1st ed. Rennes France: Université Rennes 2, p. 13-22 10 p.

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

Generations of learning: a professional learning experience

Pardy, J. & Reimer, K., 2018, Re-imagining Professional Experience in Initial Teacher Education: Narratives of Learning. Fitzgerald, A., Parr, G. & Williams, J. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 107-122 16 p.

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

The role of VET in the (dis)placing of migrants’ skills in Australia

Webb, S., Faine, M., Pardy, J. & Roy, R., 2017, In : Journal of Vocational Education and Training. 69, 3, p. 351-370 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Adjustments and penalties in pathways

McLeod, A. B., Fish, T. J. & Pardy, J., 2015, Success and opportunity in challenging times: Proceedings of the National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference. Barker, W. (ed.). Parramatta NSW Australia: University of Western Sydney, p. 1 - 18 18 p.

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

The great unraveling; restructuring and reorganising education and schooling in Victoria, 1980-1992

Pardy, J. & Preston, L. F., 2015, In : History of Education Review. 44, 1, p. 99 - 114 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)


  • 1 Contribution to conference

Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2017

Kristin Reimer (Speaker), , Tim Fish (Speaker), , Amber McLeod (Speaker), & John Pardy (Speaker)

26 Nov 201730 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference