Professor Lorraine Ling

Lorraine is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education and Director of Educational Engagement across La Trobe University. She joined La Trobe University in 1985 following a career as a primary, technical school and high school teacher.  Lorraine’s areas of academic expertise lie in teacher education, professional development of teachers, values education, educational administration and leadership and educational policy construction.

Lorraine has worked across 5 campuses of the University and established and developed education programs at the Albury-Wodonga and Shepparton campuses of La Trobe.  She demonstrates a strong commitment to education and training in regional, metropolitan and offshore contexts and regularly contributes to debates and forums concerning education at a state, national and international policy level.  She is a member of the Australian College of Educators and the Australian Council of Educational Leaders.