Anthony Pearce

Position:  Lecturer, Vocational Education and Training
Study area: Education
Location:  Mt Helen
Phone:  03 5327 8576


  • Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Teaching) - Federation University - 2022
  • Master in Education Studies (Research) - Federation University- 2019
  • TAE40110/40116 Certificate IV Training and Assessment - Canberra Institute of Technology - 2011/ Federation TAFE - 2018
  • Graduate Diploma in Education in Secondary Teaching- University of Canberra - 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts - University of Tasmania - 2007
  • AUR10199 Certificate I Automotive- TAFE Tasmania - 2002
  • Certificate II Municipal Works - TAFE Tasmania - 1997



  • Associate Degree in Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Master of Teaching


  • Writing and analysis for study and work (EDTAS1203)
  • Contemporary VET Pedagogical Practice (EDTAS2005)
  • Developing VET curriculum for training providers and industry (EDTAS1206)
  • Education, its Purpose and the Cultural Landscape (EDMAS6053)
  • Pop Up Project (EDMAS6129)


Anthony Pearce is a lecturer in Vocational Education and Training (VET) practice, and Secondary Education in the Institute of Education, Arts and Community at Federation University. Anthony has taught in primary, secondary, vocational, and tertiary education sectors for the past 15 years, developing a specialisation working with ‘at-risk’ and disadvantaged students. Anthony is currently working towards a PhD project.

Areas of expertise


Anthony is an experienced English teacher who has taught in a range of learners from children learning to read to second career adults learning to write academically in their pursuit of higher education. He now works at Federation University with pre-service and vocational education teachers.

Applied Learning

Anthony has developed a specialisation of working with students in alternative education in applied learning programs and has completed research on teacher-student relationships in alternative education environments, presenting at RAVE OctoberVET 2021. He is currently developing courses for pre-service teachers on applied learning for Federation University.

Research interests

  • Vocational pathways
  • Alternative education options
  • Applied learning