Sam Dang is a Teaching Focused Academic in the First Year College, who coordinates and teaches early childhood education and education units.

Sam has previously completed a Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education and a Master of Education. As part of his master’s degree, he investigated how early childhood teachers in the VET sector teach their students in ways that encourage students to develop their dispositions for learning.

Sam is currently a PhD candidate and his research focuses on early childhood teachers’ professional learning.

Areas of expertise

  • Early childhood education
  • Teachers' professional learning
  • Adult learning
  • Curriculum design

Contact details

+61 (3) 9919 8162

Professional memberships

Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)