Dr Laura Alfrey

Dr Laura Alfrey

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Monash University

Laura is currently Course Leader for the Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) at Monash University. She has taught, researched, published and mentored in the field of teacher education for more than 15 years. Laura has published widely on her research that focuses largely on Health and Physical Education (HPE), sport and physical activity contexts, and the ways which policy, professional learning and practice contribute to inclusive and educative experiences for young people. Laura works closely with schools and ACHPER (Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation) to improve the ways in which HPE is an inclusive space for all.

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Practical, research-informed strategies to teach more inclusively
Practical, research-informed strategies to teach more inclusively

In today’s article, Dr Erin Leif, Dr Laura Alfrey and Dr Christine Grove describe how teachers can integrate the Universal Design for Learning framework and High Impact Teaching Strategies in a complementary way in the classroom in order to teach more inclusively.

Challenges for delivering inclusive education in Australia
Challenges for delivering inclusive education in Australia

What challenges do teachers face when delivering inclusive education? How could we begin to address this? In the first of two articles on the topic, Dr Erin Leif, Dr Laura Alfrey and Dr Christine Grove from Monash University explore these questions.