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Mal Thompson

Adviser, Education Support Services
BA (Otago) MEd (DCE) PGDip(Guidance & Counselling) (Massey)

Dunedin Campus
Tel 64 3 479 4246
Email mal.thompson@otago.ac.nz

Biography

I am a secondary literacy facilitator based at University of Otago College of Education, I have considerable experience as a classroom teacher and in Literacy and Careers facilitation, working in schools in the region. I am involved in two major initiatives in schools around Secondary Literacy Project, as well as delivering in Careers, - STAR and CPaBL (all national initiatives).

Teaching Area

English and languages

Research Interests

Literacy in secondary schools – especially around challenges text presents to students and assisting them to make meaning of text.