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Elizabeth Cassity

Lecturer, Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney
Elizabeth Cassity

Dr Elizabeth Cassity is a lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. She has spent her academic career in the field of Comparative and International Education, and has lived and worked in a number of countries. Elizabeth was a teacher/project director with a women’s literacy project in northern Namibia, conducted PhD fieldwork in Fiji, and has recently examined bilateral education policy in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines. She has also conducted research on equity and cultural diversity with young people in schools in Western Sydney and in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Elizabeth’s current research examines the discourse on aid policy and partnerships in Pacific education, while her teaching focuses on global poverty and education, social change and development studies. Elizabeth has published in the fields of foreign aid and international educational development, policy studies and youth transition.
 

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