Our Team

Below are brief biographies of the team that brought the Toolbox together.

 The overall Project was led by Professor Peter Reinmann from the University of Sydney and involved a Multi-institutional team of teacher educators and social work educators. The Project manager was Belinda Chambers from the University of Sydney.

The Teacher Educator team consisted of:

Associate Professor Di Bloomfield (Sydney University)

Professor Simone White (Monash University)

James Goulding (Sydney University)



Associate Professor Di Bloomfield

Di is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. She has been a Director of Professional Experience for the past 14 years, initially at the University of New England, Armidale and more recently the University of Sydney. As an academic actively involved in the development of relevant curriculum and pedagogy as well as the administration of Professional Experience components within pre-service teacher education, her contribution to this field has been influential.  

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Professor Simone White

Professor Simone White is the Head of School and Associate Dean of Education at Monash University, Gippsland campus. Simone’s publications, research and teaching are focused on the key question of how to best prepare teachers for diverse communities. 




Mr James Goulding

James Goulding is currently completing a PhD in History Education at the University of Sydney. His doctoral research involves analysing how individuals evaluate the credibility of historical information in social computing environments.