Dr Judine Ladbrook

EdD, BA (Hons), DipSLT, DipEd, Dip Tchg.

Biography

Judine Ladbrook is a Principal Lecturer in the School of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education and Social Work.

Judine's main work is in the secondary sector where she lectures in English and ESOL. She has been a member of many Ministry of Education advisory groups, including the National Literacy Advisory Group, the Te Marautanga o Aotearoa/New Zealand Curriculum (NZC) project Reference Group, the English reference group for the same project, the National and National Academic Reference groups for the English Language Learning Framework, the National Advisory Panel for the English Exemplar Development Years 1 - 10 and a critiquer for some of this work. Judine has been an NZQA critiquer on the National Assessment Panel for English and was on the English Achievement Standard group developing the initial standards for NCEA English. She co-directed the Ministry of Education's teacher development contract on NCEA implementation for four years. Prior to NCEA she was the Assistant Chief Examiner for School Certificate English. She has worked overseas on curriculum in Samoa and with teachers from China and Korea.

Judine is a member of the editorial committee for English in Aotearoa, the journal of the New Zealand Association for the Teaching of English, and was the elected Auckland representative on the national council of this association for 10 years.  She has published numerous textbooks for secondary English teaching. Her doctoral research was on Year 10 students' out-of-school reading and its visiblity in school. Judine is a reviewer for the following journals: Teaching and Teacher Education; The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology; Journal of Writing Research; The Australian Journal of Language and Literacy; Australian Journal of Teacher education; English in Aotearoa.

Research | Current

  • Students’ out-of-school reading choices (print and digital) and how these are built on in English classrooms
  • Students' reading motivation
  •  Using an interactive digital platform for pre-service secondary English teachers' reading

 

Recent publications

Teaching | Current

EDCURSEC 687A, Teaching English 1

EDCURSEC 687B, Teaching English 2

EDCURSEC 658, Teaching English 3

EDCURSEC 665, Teaching ESSOL 1

EDCURSEC 666, Teaching ESSOL 2

Postgraduate supervision

Judine is on the Faculty of Education supervision register: she is interested in research that centres around subject English in secondary schooling, digital technology and student out-of-school reading, student information skills and critical literacy, using socio-cultural, engagement and motivational theoretical stances and mixed methods approaches.

Completed Supervisions

2017 Nicole Poindexter: Reading the word and the wider world: An analysis of Freirian approaches to democratic, critical literacy in secondary English literature studies. (Master of Professional Studies in Education). Co-supervisor Dr Aaron Wilson

Current Supervisions

2017 Moira Nock: The impact of a 1:1 laptop programme on student engagement in literacy within low decile schools - co-supervisor Dr Constanza Tolosa

2017 Kara Selwyn: Engaging Maori in 1:1 digital classrooms in low decile schools - co-supervisor Dr Rebecca Jesson

2017 Lilli Kenny: The representation of LGBTQIA+ characters and themes in SLANZA recommended ‘sexuality’ young adult fiction - co-supervisor Professor Louisa Allen

Distinctions/Honours

2014 recipient: Faculty of Education Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

Responsibilities

2017

Curriculum specialist

EDCURSEC 687A and B, Teaching English 1and 2

Course Director

EDCURSEC 658, Teaching English 3

EDCURSEC 665, Teaching ESSOL 1

EDCURSEC 666, Teaching ESSOL 2

School of Curriculum and Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning Quality and Academic Programmes committee

School of Curriculum and Pedagogy: Post Graduate Committee

School of Curriculum and Pedagogy: Shut up and write sessions for PG students and staff

Areas of expertise

Judine's main work centres on the secondary English curriculum. She has a particular interest in students' reading and digital literacy (both secondary and tertiary), high stakes assessment in secondary schools, and curriculum development.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • 2017 Chair Faculty of Education and Social Work Doctoral and Postgraduate Symposium
  • 2017 School of Curriculum and Pedagogy: Post Graduate Committee
  • 2017 School of Curriculum and Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, Quality and Academic Programmes committee
  • 2016 Program Committee of ASCILITE 2016 (Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education) Conference, Adelaide 28-30 November
  • 2016 School of Curriculum and Pedagogy: Developer and organiser of Shut up and write sessions
  • 2016 School of Curriculum and Pedagogy: Post Graduate Committee
  • 2012 - 2016 School of Curriculum and Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, Quality and Academic Programmes committee
  • 2014 Academic reference group for the Professional Staff Transition Project, Faculty of Education
  • 2008 - 2011 School of Arts, Language and Languages: School Executive Committee; School Research Committee
  • 2006 – 2007 Faculty of Education Teaching and Learning Quality committee. Elected staff representative
  • 2006 – 2007 Faculty of Education Academic Programmes committee.  Elected staff representative
  • 2004 – 2005 Secondary Graduate Diploma Qualification Committee
  • 2004 Secondary Graduate Diploma amalgamation transition group

Peer Reviewer:

Teaching and Teacher Education

Journal of Writing Research

The Australian Journal of Language and Literacy

The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Australian Journal of Teacher Education

English in Aotearoa

Editorial Boards

English in Aotearoa

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Ladbrook, J. B. (2016). New Zealand year 10 students' out-of-school reading and its recognition, support and use for engagement within English classrooms. The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/29567
  • Ladbrook, J., & Parr, J. (2015). Designing student learning for a networked world. In C. Koh (Ed.) Motivation, leadership and curriculum design: Engaging the net generation and 21st century learners (pp. 161-172). Singapore: Springer. 10.1007/978-981-287-230-2_13
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Judy Parr
  • Bruce, T., Ladbrook, J., Villers, H., Gaerlan-Price, E., & Hoben, N. (2015). Media and information literacy: A 21st century human right?. In J. Morgan (Ed.) The 21st century curriculum? (pp. 122-137). Auckland, New Zealand: Edify Ltd. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28199
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Toni Bruce, Helen Villers, Ngaire Hoben
  • Ladbrook, J. B. (2014). Sustained silent reading (SSR): What does the research say?. English in Aotearoa, 84 (October), 58-70. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/24122
  • Ladbrook, J. B. (2014). An interactive digital platform for preservice secondary English teachers’ reading: First iteration findings. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 30 (5), 533-546. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/24056
  • Ladbrook, J., & Probert, E. (2011). Information skills and critical literacy: Where are our digikids at with online searching and are their teachers helping?. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 27 (1), 105-121. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/17365
  • Ladbrook, J. (2011). Trajectories and deviations: The complexities around preparing preservice teachers for teaching 21st century digikids. In J. Parr, H. Hedges, S. May (Eds.) Changing trajectories of teaching and learning (pp. 179-199). Wellington: NZCER Press.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/11213
  • Ladbrook, J. B. (2010). Research Note: Our emerging net generation: Are they information literates?. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 45 (1), 67-75.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/6187

Contact details

Primary location

N - BLOCK. EPSOM - Bldg 6EN
Level 6, Room 604
EPSOM CAMPUS, 74 EPSOM AVE
EPSOM
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand