Dr Jodie Kline
Role and Profile
Jodie Kline’s research and scholarship focuses on rural and regional teacher education and exploration of the relationships between teacher education, schools and local communities. In recent years Jodie has contributed to development of the Renewing Rural and Regional Teacher Education Curriculum package and has been a Chief Investigator on state and federally funded projects including an evaluation of teacher, quality, supply and retention initiatives for the Victorian school workforce.
Jodie holds a Research Fellow appointment through the Centre for Research for Educational Futures Innovation, an Honorary Fellowship with the Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, and has full Victorian Institute of Teaching registration. She is a reviewer for international journals including Pennsylvania State University’s ‘Journal of Research in Rural Education’. Before joining Deakin University in 2009 Jodie was instrumental in driving the Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) language diversity study through the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.