School of Education

Mr Allan Adair

Position: Honorary Research Fellow
Study area: English
Location: SMB and Mt Helen


BA (Honours) - University of Melbourne
Grad Dip in Education - University of London
Dip in LOTE Curriculum (Japanese) - University of Ballarat
Grad Cert in Education (Tertiary) - University of Ballarat


Adair (now retired) spent most of his teaching life in Victorian secondary schools, offering English, English Literature, English Language and Philosophy to VCE, and Japanese to Year 10. He ended his formal teaching as sessional tutor, lecturer and subject co-ordinator at Federation University in Victorian Literature and Renaissance Literature. He now enjoys assisting post-graduate students with aspects of thesis writing.

Areas of expertise

The history of English language, and its subtlety and power as a communication tool and artistic medium.