Nelson, Naomi

Position: Lecturer
Study area: Education
Location: Mount Helen Campus, H Building, Room T318
Phone: 5327 9440


Master of Education - University of Melbourne – 2016

Specialist Certificate of Literacy Leadership – University of Melbourne – 2016

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Teaching – University of Ballarat – 2001



  • Bachelor of Education


  • Literacy and Numeracy (EDBED1011)
  • Thinking, Learning and Creativity (EDBED1008)


Naomi Nelson is a lecturer and literacy coordinator at Federation University, Mount Helen. She educates pre-service teachers and works with colleagues to deliver contemporary and engaging literacy courses. Beginning her career as a primary teacher, Naomi’s experience in education spans 18 years where she has held various positions specialising in the literacy field. Naomi was a literacy coach for the Grampians Regional Office, literacy leader at a Melbourne primary school and a literacy consultant for the Catholic Education Office, Melbourne. Naomi is a PhD student at the University of Tasmania researching the potential effects of medium on reading comprehension.

Areas of expertise

  • Literacy teaching and learning
  • Literacy Leadership
  • Numeracy teaching and learning
  • Coaching for professional development

Research interests

  • Japanese lesson study for teacher professional development
  • Oral language and literacy development


Book chapter

Burke J., Sellings P., Nelson N. (2020) Pre-service Teacher Perceptions of LANTITE: Complexity Theory in Action?. In: Fox J., Alexander C., Aspland T. (eds) Teacher Education in Globalised Times. Springer, Singapore


  • Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
  • Australian Literacy Educator's Association (ALEA)
  • Mathematics Association Victoria (MAV)