Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education and Arts
Aspland is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education and Arts at ACU.
Appointed as Faculty Executive Dean in late 2014, Tania has also held the positon of
National Head of Education and Head of Education NSW/ACT at ACU. Prior to ACU,
Professor Aspland was a Professor in Education at the University of Adelaide.
She has been a leader in course development in Teacher
Education for many years and has been engaged in a number of research projects
in higher education pedagogies in teacher education; undergraduate and graduate
courses; particularly in relation to professional standards and evidence based
Evidenced by her
appointment as the President of the Australian Council of Deans of Education in
2014, Professor Aspland is well-regarded in the profession and within the education
sector in Australia.
Tania Aspland has developed an international reputation for
community capacity building in Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Hong Kong, The
Philippines, and Vietnam. She has evidenced-based success with action learning
as a project based learning strategy in developing countries. Tania Aspland has
been employed in off shore contexts in the field of curriculum development, curriculum
evaluation and thesis supervision. She has expertise in professional learning,
mentoring and leadership in both higher
education and the schooling sectors.