Dr Cheryl Glowrey researches in rural education, and specifically the significance of place to learning and issues of social justice for students in regional and rural areas. Dr Glowrey’s research includes topics from early years, primary and secondary education, with a particular focus on the middle years 5-9.
Cheryl’s recent projects include a co-researcher role examining aspirations and experiences that prepare young people in regions for transitions to future work in a changing economy. In addition, she researches and publishes in the environmental history of Gippsland, including Aboriginal history. This research draws on archives and oral histories to write narratives that connect people to place, and to bring a contemporary perspective on controversial events that continue to resonate today.
Cheryl is Lecturer in history and social education (primary and secondary) at Federation University Australia. She has experience in secondary education as a teacher, curriculum leader and administrator.
Reflecting on a Nascent South Gippsland Birth-Year 6 Oral Language Partnership
Addressing inequality gaps between and within countries is number 10 of the United Nations...
Transforming Futures for Koorie Pre-schoolers in Gippsland Through Community-Educative Partnerships
Australians of Indigenous descent within south-eastern New South Wales and Victoria generally...
Soldier Settlement at Yanakie: The Making of a Model Post-war Rural Community
Recommendations made by the Commonwealth Rural Reconstruction Commission in 1944 were influential...
South of the Strzelecki Ranges: An environmental history of corner Inlet
Reimagining and Transforming Identity as Rural Researchers and Educators A (con)textual Fugue
This paper presents the educational and research journey of a group of rural academics as a...
Port Albert and its strategic role, 1841-1860