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Ruth Greenaway – Director

Dr Ruth Greenaway is the Director of the Centre for Support and Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CSALT) at USC and has worked at the University since 2012.  CSALT supports academic staff and innovates in learning and teaching. Ruth is the elected general staff member on University Council, a member of the Planning and Resources Committee and Academic Board. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Senior Fellow of the internationally recognised Advance HE Higher Education Academy.

Ruth’s teaching background is in Health and Physical Education. She has worked in both secondary and tertiary education for the past 25 years in NSW and QLD. Her Masters degree reported on the inclusion of students with a disability in sport. She won an APAI scholarship to complete her PhD research titled: School-Community engagement: a critical approach to involving young people in urban planning. Ruth is an active researcher expanding this work to include university-school-community engagement initiatives and grants and investigating new ways of learning and teaching. She is currently studying a Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Knowledge. Ruth started playing netball at age 6 and has reaped the benefits since.