Kim Davis : CALL Associate

Kim Davis

CALL Associate

Kim is a member of the executive leadership team at Batchelor Institute, as Director of Enterprise and Employment Pathways. She has a broad range of experience in designing , delivering and managing training programs that support Indigenous employment. CALL staff are working with Kim's team on designing new training pathways for Indigenous language and knowledge work at Batchelor Institute.

See Kim's profile on the Batchelor Institute Executive team page.

kim.davis@batchelor.edu.au
Evelyn Schaber : CALL Associate

Evelyn Schaber

CALL Associate

Evelyn is a Senior Lecturer in Education at Batchelor Institute, in the Division of Further Education. She is based at the Desert Peoples Centre in Alice Springs. Evelyn has many years of experience in Indigenous Education and currently plays a leadership role in training Indigenous teaching staff in schools in Central Australia.

evelyn.schaber@batchelor.edu.au
Harold Furber : CALL Associate

Harold Furber

CALL Associate

Harold Furber is an Arrernte man and an Elder in Residence at Batchelor Institute. He is a consultant to the Arrernte Language Office and in this role provides guidance and advice to CALL projects in Central Australia.

Robyn Ober : CALL Associate

Robyn Ober

CALL Associate

Robyn is an IRC Fellow at Batchelor Institute, with research interests in the area of Aboriginal English, Identity & Culture, Both-ways philosophy and practice, and Indigenous tertiary education. Robyn has contributed enormously to the development of Both-Ways philosophies and practices at Batchelor Institute.

Batchelor Institute staff page

View a video of Robyn Ober, discussing Both-Ways

robyn.ober@batchelor.edu.au
Dr Nicoletta Romeo : CALL Associate

Dr Nicoletta Romeo

CALL Associate

Nicoletta Romeo lectures in the Bachelor of Indigenous Languages and Linguistics at Batchelor Institute. She has wide ranging interests in languages and linguistics, including linguistic studies in Australian Indigenous languages, English, Italian and Burmese.

Batchelor Institute staff page

nicoletta.romeo@batchelor.edu.au
Paola Fischer : CALL Associate

Paola Fischer

CALL Associate

Paola Fischer is a lecturer for the Bachelor of Indigenous Languages and Linguistics at Batchelor Institute. She was awarded a Masters degree in Romance Languages and Cultural Anthropology in Germany in 2007. Since moving to Australia, her attention has been focused on Indigenous languages and culture. As an anthropologist and linguist, she has been working with custodians and language workers pursuing her passion for cultural and language maintenance.

As a lecturer in linguistics, she trains Indigenous students to acquire the right tools to maintain and revitalise their languages whilst achieving a formal qualification in linguistics that will allow them to engage with the work of others in this field, and take part in current debates in linguistics.

paola.fischer@batchelor.edu.au
Dr Jurg Bronnimann :

Dr Jurg Bronnimann

Jurg Bronnimann is the Head of School, Higher Education, Teaching and Learning at Batchelor Institute and a member of the Batchelor executive team. He has a background in language teaching and research, and educational leadership.

Batchelor Institute staff page

 

jurg.bronnimann@batchelor.edu.au
Dr Michele Willsher : CALL Associate

Dr Michele Willsher

CALL Associate

Michele is Academic Support Advisor in the Division of Higher Education and Research at Batchelor Institute. She has an extensive background in languages and linguistics, including her experience working in a bilingual school at Lajamanu (1983-1987) and learning Warlpiri during that time. Michele's interest in languages extends to Lao and Chinese, where she has lived and worked in educational settings. Michele's has postgraduate qualifications in applied linguistics and language education and she has an ongoing professional interest in the teaching of Indigenous languages as the mother tongue in early childhood contexts.

Batchelor Institute staff page

michele.willsher@batchelor.edu.au
Dr Melodie Bat : CALL Associate

Dr Melodie Bat

CALL Associate

Melodie Bat is the Executive Consultant on VET Policy, Learning and Development at Batchelor Institute, and a member of the Batchelor Institute executive team.

Batchelor Institute staff page

melodie.bat@batchelor.edu.au
Janine Oldfield : CALL Associate

Janine Oldfield

CALL Associate

Janine Oldfield is an education lecturer in the Batchelor Institute Teacher Education (primary and early childhood) program. She has been with Batchelor since 2001 in VET, adult education and teacher education programs.  Her research interests lie in Applied Linguistics, Critical Language Planning and Policy studies and Indigenous Bilingual Education.

Batchelor Institute staff page

janine.oldfield@batchelor.edu.au