Amanda McCubbin

Position: Accreditation Manager
Location: Mt Helen Campus, T Building, Room 308
Phone: 03 5327 9184


Doctor of Education - The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle - 2015

Master of Education - Deakin University, Geelong - 2005

Bachelor of Education - Edith Cowan University, Perth - 1993

Diploma of Teaching - Western Australian College of Advanced Education, Perth - 1984


Amanda is an experienced accreditation manager, having worked in program development and quality assurance positions at the University of Southern Queensland and Charles Darwin University. Prior to this Amanda was the Assistant Dean in the School of Education at The University of Notre Dame and was the Principal in a range of regional and rural schools in Western Australia.

Areas of expertise

  • Quality Assurance
  • Program Development
  • Pedagogy
  • Curriculum Alignment

Research interests

  • Beginning teachers
  • Teacher education
  • Indigenous education
  • Curriculum and pedagogy
  • Education policy


Amanda is currently Associate Supervisor for three PhD candidates.


McCubbin, Amanda and Hammer, Sara and Ayriss, Peter (2021). Learning and teaching benchmarking in Australian universities: The current state of play. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management. DOI: 10.1080/1360080X.2021.1934244

Hammer, S., Ayriss, P., McCubbin, A. (2021). Style or Substance: how Australian universities contextualise their graduate attributes for the curriculum quality space. Higher Education Research and Development, 40:3, 508-523, DOI: 10.1080/07294360.2020.1761304

Chowdhury, Avijit; Hafeez-Baig, Abdul; Gururajan, Raj; McCubbin, Amanda; Sharif, Mirza Akmal; and Miah, Shah J. (2021) "The Role of Image Quality in Telehealth: Adoption Challenges in the Subcontinent," Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 13 : Iss. 3 , Article 7. DOI: 10.17705/1pais.13307

Woods, Ash and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and McCubbin, Amanda (2020) Discovering dynamic virtual team determinants through an interpretivist philosophical framework. In: 31st Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2020), 1-4 Dec 2020, Wellington, New Zealand.

Hammer, S., Ayriss, P., Basson, M., Batorowicz, B., Devine, J., Forbes, M., Kist, A., McCredie, T., McCubbin, A., Wade, B. (2019). Integrating connectedness learning into institutional program review processes in an Australian regional university. In R. Bridgstock and N. Tippett (Eds.), Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability: A connectedness Learning Approach. Edward Elgar Publishing.


  • Member, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA)
  • Member, Online Learning Consortium