Janelle Hill has been a teacher at Victoria University since 2009. Her current role in the First Year College includes unit development, coordination and teaching of mathematics, science and literacy.
Janelle has also taught at other universities in Melbourne, including Monash University. As a qualified and experienced primary and secondary educator, Janelle’s teaching philosophy is based on providing a supportive, challenging and engaging learning environment for all students.
Janelle has been employed in a range of roles in science, education and social work and worked as a Child Protection Practitioner for several years. These experiences have enhanced the quality of her teaching and continue to provide her students with authentic life experiences that assist them in developing their own knowledge and confidence in education.
As well as having a passion for teaching, Janelle is a life-long learner and continues to develop her knowledge of education through her PhD research into the use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics and literacy. Her ongoing study of languages, specifically German, Spanish and French, provide further opportunities to engage with other learners from different cultural perspectives.