Researcher biography

Naomi Fillmore is PhD student within the School of Languages and Cultures, with supervision also from the School of Education. Her research focuses on the role of language in education policy, pedagogy, and assessment, and aims to provide tangible policy recommendations on the provision of linguistically inclusive early education in Australia. Her earlier research on multilingual education has been published in edited volumes, including the Annual Review of Comparative and International Education (2020).

Naomi has a background as a researcher and practitioner, with experience spanning South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Australia. She has worked with government, non-government, and private sector organisations to provide quality learning experiences for students from diverse language backgrounds. She holds a Masters of International Development from Deakin University and a Bachelor of Applied Linguistics from Griffith University.