Rebecca Collie

Rebecca Collie

Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology at the University of New South Wales

Dr Rebecca Collie is a Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. Her research interests focus on motivation, wellbeing, and social-emotional development among students and teachers.

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Teacher support reduces girls’ disengagement in high school
Teacher support reduces girls’ disengagement in high school

Today’s article explores findings from a recent Australian study that examined two forms of social support from teachers and peers, and their role in reducing adolescent girls’ disengagement over three years of high school.

Teacher motivation profiles and how they impact wellbeing
Teacher motivation profiles and how they impact wellbeing

Analyses of Australian survey data from more than 500 primary and secondary teachers suggests there are five distinct teacher motivational profiles. In today’s article, researchers Dr Rebecca Collie and Professor Andrew Martin discuss their findings and the implications for workplace wellbeing.

Social and emotional learning in schools
Social and emotional learning in schools

Principals, teachers, and the public are increasingly recognising the importance of teaching social and emotional skills to students alongside academic skills.

Motivation and engagement: every minute of every day matters
Motivation and engagement: every minute of every day matters

How much does student motivation and engagement change over the course of a day, a week, and a month at school? How much does motivation and engagement vary from student to student?

Motivation and successful teaching
Motivation and successful teaching

How are you feeling today? According to researcher Rebecca Collie, the way you feel will impact your work in the classroom.