Joanna Lim - PhD Student Profile - College of Education, Health and Human Development - University of Canterbury

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Joanna Lim



MA in Primary Education, University of Leicester, UK
BPES (with High Distinction) in Primary Education Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia
BSc in Business Computing (Student of Distinction), University of Winnipeg, Canada
BA in Business Administration, University of Winnipeg, Canada

PhD Project Title

A Narrative Understanding of Primary School Teachers in New Zealand’s Experiences with Teacher Inquiry
My project focuses on listening to teachers’ experiences with teacher inquiry. The goal of the project is to develop an understanding of how teachers perceive teacher inquiry as part of their professional learning and development (PLD).


Professor Letitia Fickel
Janinka Greenwood

Expected Completion of PhD

July 2016

Research Interests

  • Teacher professional learning and development
  • Teacher inquiry, Professional inquiry, Teacher inquiry and knowledge-building cycle, Teacher action research and Teaching as inquiry
  • Evidence-based professional learning and development