Dr Daniela Acquaro (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. She has been an educator and leader in the secondary and tertiary education sector for over 25 years.
Daniela holds the position of Program Director of Initial Teacher Education within the Melbourne Graduate School of Education providing oversight of the suite of Master of Teaching courses including Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary. Daniela’s teaching and research centers on initial teacher education and educational leadership. She is particularly interested in how we prepare teachers for the profession and how we can develop leadership within the profession. Daniela is committed to school improvement and is engaged in various research projects which focus on school university partnerships, teacher transitions into the workforce and successful school leadership.
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Supporting Graduate Teachers: Fostering Successful Transitions Into The Workforce
Developing Educational Leaders for the Future: New Ways to Consider Leadership Preparation
Ib Learner Profile: A Comparative Study Of Implementation, Adaptation And Outcomes In Thre..
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The strategic role of leadership in preventing early school leaving and failure
David Gurr, Daniela Acquaro
Journal article | 2018 | IPRASE Journal on Learning Research and Innovation in Education
The retention and success of all students in education systems are a global imperatives. However, the number of students disengage..
Learning with and from: positioning school students as advisors in pre-service teacher education
H Cahill, J Coffey, L McLean Davies, J Kriewaldt, E Freeman, D Acquaro, A Gowing, S DUGGAN, V Archdall
Journal article | 2016 | Teacher Development
This article reports on an innovative pedagogical approach within the Learning Partnerships program in which school students help ..
Female Teacher Identities and Leadership Aspirations in Neoliberal Times
D Acquaro, H STOKES
Journal article | 2016 | International Studies in Educational Administration (Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration & Management (CCEAM))
In a neoliberal economic environment, people are seen as and required to be self-managing and entrepreneurial in regard to their c..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Research Excellence Mentor Award (Early Career Academic Committee)
Research Master Award for Excellence in Research Management (Early Career Academic Committee)
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Australian College of Educators (ACE)
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Master of Education
University of Melbourne
Graduate Diploma of Education
Australian Catholic University
Bachelor of Arts
La Trobe University