Dr Deb

Dr Deb Neal

University school partnerships and quality practicum experiences

Senior Lecturer Course Convenor, Head of Campus Mildura

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce


Department of Education



Dip.T., B.Ed., M.Ed. Ed.D



Area of study

Primary teaching

Brief profile

I am the campus coordinator on the Mildura campus, my research focus is on partnerships between university and schools in particular  improving the practicum experiences of pre-service teachers.

Recent publications

Catherine Lang, Deborah Neal, Maria Karvouni & Debbie Chandler (2015): An embedded professional paired placement model: “I know I am not an expert, but I am at a point now where I could step into the classroom and be responsible for the learning”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, DOI: 10.1080/1359866X.2015.1060296 To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1359866X.2015.1060296