John Buchanan

John Buchanan


Dr John Buchanan is an Associate Professor in the School of Education, School of International Studies and Education, where he also coordinates International and Engagement programs. His main STEM-related research interests focus on environmental sustainability education. He is also interested in teacher quality, attrition and retention, and he has published extensively in these areas. He is currently working on a project exploring teacher identity among first-year Maths and Science teachers. He is a past president of the New South Wales Institute for Educational Research.


Recent Publications

  • Publication: 360 Degree Representation: Desktop Virtual Reality Combined with Analytics in the Primary School Classroom
  • Publication: ``A Contribution to My Country'': Professional Lives of Teachers in Timor-Leste
  • Publication: Career Change Student Teachers: Lessons Learnt from Their in-School Experiences
  • Publication: Environmental Trust? Sustainability and Renewables Policy and Practice in the School Years
  • Publication: (Why) Are We Falling behind and (Why) Does It Matter?
  • Publication: Basic, Basal Skills and Their Effects on Higher Order Thinking
  • Publication: Challenging the Deprofessionalisation of Teaching and Teachers
  • Publication: Conclusion: Which Future? A Note of Hope?
  • Publication: Digital Devices, Online Learning and All That: How They Are Shaping Education
  • Publication: If I Could Just Teach