School of Education, University of New England, Armidale, Australia.
Present Position: Associate Lecturer, Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Academic Affiliation: University of New England
Katherine Carter, an associate lecturer and co-ordinator of academic skills units within the TRACKS Tertiary Preparation Program, has been working in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) education for 22 years. She has extensive experience in teaching literacy and numeracy, including a period teaching in Namibia, Southern Africa and in the VET sector at TAFE. Prior to taking up her current position she taught in several schools in Western NSW. Her recent work includes teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men at the Woodford and Southern Queensland Correctional Centres, and the implementation of a partnership between UNE and New England TAFE.