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Doctor Geoff Munns

Western Sydney University
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Dr Geoff Munns is a member of the Centre for Educational Research at Western Sydney University. Working extensively with case study and action research methodologies, his research and publications have been in the areas of: student engagement, student aspirations, student retention, teachers' work, literacy and classroom pedagogy and classroom curriculum.

Dr Munns' research focuses on ways to improve social and academic outcomes for educationally disadvantaged students, including those from Indigenous backgrounds. He has a strong research record in ARC Discovery and Linkage funded projects.

As leader of the Fair Go Project, Geoff Munns has developed the most significant and productive research activity around engagement for students in poverty in Australia. It is the major research project for the NSW DET's Priority Schools Programs, has had active research and professional development involvement in 10 educationally disadvantaged schools over an 8 year period and has a national and international publication reputation.

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g.munns@westernsydney.edu.au