Inspiring future teachers with learning science

3 November 2023
Associate Professor Jason Lodge.
Associate Professor Jason Lodge.

The University of Queensland is honouring a learning scientist who is leading by example to inspire and teach future teachers.

Associate Professor Jason Lodge from UQ’s School of Education has won an Award for Teaching Excellence during Teaching and Learning (T&L) Week.   

“I am very mindful that the students I work with at university are going to be teachers themselves,” Dr Lodge said.

“As I teach them, I want to make sure that they experience a range of different strategies which are based on learning science that they can then apply in their future classrooms.”

Dr Lodge has a background in psychology and aims to bridge the gap between scientific research and effective and engaging teaching methods.

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