Staff Profile

Dr Peter Beamish

School:School of Education and Science
Position:Senior Lecturer
Location:Education Building
Phone: (02) 4980 2179
Fax:(02) 49802190
Qualifications:BEd (Avondale), MEdSt (UoN), PhD (UoN)
Research:Education, technology, ministry in education
About:Peter Beamish is excited about life and knows what it takes to be successful. He is passionate about the potential of technology to enhance learning among school students, outlining methods for including technology in traditional assessments, including developing web pages and producing videos.

Although passionate about technology, Peter enjoys seeing people grow and develop in non-technological environments. He constantly challenges young adults to rise to the occasion and enjoys facilitating positive learning experiences that are significant to young adults in and out of the technology classroom.

Peter is coordinator of the Ministry of Teaching, which is an initiative to reposition teaching as a ministry. He launched Ministry of Teaching in Seventh-day Adventist churches and schools and in other Christian schools across Australia in 2007.

Peter is a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Education at Avondale College of Higher Education and Head of the Avondale Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching.
Select Publications:Beamish, Peter and Morey, Peter (2013) "School Choice: What Parents Choose," TEACH Journal of Christian Education: Vol. 7: Iss. 1, Article 7.

Findlay, Lauren, "A Qualitative Investigation into Student and Teacher Perceptions of Motivation and Engagement in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom" (2013). Theses Bachelor Honours. Paper 15.

Beamish, Peter and Brown, Joshua (2012) "Podcasting in the Classroom: A Case Study," TEACH Journal of Christian Education: Vol. 2: Iss. 2, Article 8.

For a publications list, visit Peter Beamish publications