Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Initial teacher education
  • Teacher emotional work and reflexivity
  • Mathematics education
  • Narrative Inquiry
  • Participatory Action Research

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Jean Hopman

Dr Jean Hopman currently works in Initial Teacher Education at Victoria University and researches in teacher emotional work and reflexivity by exploring the underlying layers of a teacher's role. Her research gave rise to the identification of 'teacher emotional rules'. She is interested in teachers' narratives and has a current interest in mathematics education through inquiring into mathematics teachers' and students' stories. In 2018 She was awarded the Victoria University Vice-Chancellor's citation for Research Degree Graduate. Prior, she completed a Bachelor of Primary and Secondary Education and a Graduate Diploma in Child Psychotherapy Studies. She has taught and counselled in diverse educational settings; including government schools, private schools, international schools, alternative education settings and universities since 2000.

Qualifications

  • PhD, Victoria University, Australia, 2017
  • GradDipChildPS, Monash University, Australia, 2008
  • BEd(Prim&Sec), Monash University, Australia, 2000

Key publications

Year Citation
2019 Hopman, J. (190101). Teacher Emotional Rules (pp. 157-173). Springer Singapore.

doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-7002-1_8

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
2 PhD Associate supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (2) Associate supervisor

Teaching activities & experience

Jean convenes the 'Teaching Primary Mathematics 2' and 'Teaching Primary Mathematics 3' units as part of the Bachelor of Education P–12. In prior years she has developed and convened 'Professional Learning' and 'Orientation to Education and Human Development' units, also in the Bachelor of Education P–12 course. In addition to teaching the units that she has developed and convened, she has also taught STEM, ICT and Literacy focused units. Jean also supervises minor thesis students in the Master of Teaching courses. 

Key academic roles

Dates Role Department / Organisation
Mar 2014 - Dec 2017
Sessional Teaching Academic
Victoria University
Jan 2018 - Dec 2018
Academic Teaching Scholar
Victoria University
Dec 2018 - May 2019
Lecturer (Research and teaching academic role)
Victoria University
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Mar 2014 -
Dec 2017
Sessional Teaching Academic
Victoria University
Jan 2018 -
Dec 2018
Academic Teaching Scholar
Victoria University
Dec 2018 -
May 2019
Lecturer (Research and teaching academic role)
Victoria University

Key industry, community & government roles

Dates Role Department/Organisation
Mar 2018 - May 2019
Acdaemic Board member
Victoria University
Feb 2019 - May 2019
Research and Research Training Committee member
Victoria University
Mar 2018 - May 2019
School Council member
Maribyrnong College
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Mar 2018 - May 2019
Acdaemic Board member
Victoria University
Feb 2019 - May 2019
Research and Research Training Committee member
Victoria University
Mar 2018 - May 2019
School Council member
Maribyrnong College

Awards

Year Award
2018

Vice-Chancellor's Citation for Excellence in Research and Research Training (Research Degree Graduate) - Victoria University

2019

College of Arts and Education Most Outstanding Education Research Thesis Student - Victoria University

Professional memberships

  • Academic Member, Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia
  • Academic Member, Mathematics Association of Victoria
  • Academic Member, Australian Teacher Education Association
  • Academic Member, Australian Association for Research in Education

Media appearances

06th October 2015

The emotional workload of teachers is too often ignored

Jean wrote an article on teacher emotional work for The Conversation.

06th October 2015

6PR Drive

Jean discussed teacher emotional work on the 6PR Drive, Fairfax Media, radio program.

07th October 2016

Academic Jean Hopman explores reflective pedagogy

Jean engaged in an interview, contributing to an article printed in EducationHQ.

07th October 2015

Emotional stress burns out teachers: research

Jean engaged in an interview, contributing to an article printed in Education Review.

30th October 2014

PhD student explores teacher emotions in three-minute thesis competition

Jean engaged in an interview, contributing to an article printed in EducationHQ.