Pedagogical reform in developing countries (Student-centred pedagogy)
Rhonda Di Biase currently works at The University of Melbourne within the MTeach (Secondary) program. She previously worked at the Maldives National University in the area of student-centred pedagogy as part of a post-tsunami aid project. Her research interests are active learning reform in developing countries and how teachers can be supported through this process. Rhonda completed her PhD, on education reform in the Maldives, focusing on the implementation of active learning. Her classroom teaching experience spans all levels of schooling in Australia and Asia.
Student-centred pedagogy, clinical teaching and the role of the teacher; Comparative education - education reform in developing countries and small states; International education - IB-PYP, inquiry learning and international-mindedness; Design-based research