Lecturer, Initial Teacher Education, University of Technology Sydney
Tracey-Ann Palmer currently teaches primary science and technology, curriculum integration and adolescent educational psychology at the UTS.
She has also been involved in a number of research projects at the UTS aimed at enhancing the quality of primary and secondary science teaching in Australian schools.
Tracey-Ann has skills in project management, traditional and leading edge research methodologies (including Best Worst Scaling) and data analysis techniques (including NVIVO).
She has worked in research science (biochemistry) and as a manager for two scientific personnel consultancies, has experience in the finance industry in the areas of marketing, product management and project management, and hge has lectured in marketing and organisational behaviour.
Thousands of Year 10 students are in the process of choosing subjects for their final years of school and half will probably choose to ditch science. For someone like me who thinks science is one of the most worthwhile...