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Dr Janet Smith

Janet SmithPosition

Associate Professor and Director of Short Courses

Contact details

Tel: +61 2 6201 5915


Janet Smith, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Education Institute at the University of Canberra, where she has taught Educational Leadership and Teacher Education for the past 20 years, and has occupied a wide range of leadership positions, including Associate Dean Education. Janet's current work in the Faculty of Education Science Technology and Mathematics involves managing and teaching professional learning courses for UC's national and international educational partners. Janet's educational teaching and research interests include social and emotional learning, teacher renewal, leadership, mentoring/coaching, gender issues and professional learning. Prior to her career in higher education, Janet was a NSW secondary school teacher for 16 years.

Research Interests

*    Teacher Engagement, renewal and attrition
*    Gender in Education
*    Social and Emotional Learning