Dr Fiona Partridge
BEd, MEdSt, EdD, MCEPA
Beginning her teaching career as a K to 12 classroom Music specialist, Fiona has worked at Torrens Valley Christian School (a CEN school) in Adelaide since 1990. In 1995, she was appointed as Head of Middle School, and still continues to have a strong interest in working with adolescents. In 2005 Fiona was appointed the K-12 Coordinator of Studies at TVCS and held that position until the end of 2017.
Since the start of 2018, Fiona has taken up the State Executive Officer Role for the South Australian CEN schools and commenced working part-time for the CEN National Office, reducing her teaching role at TVCS, though still allocated a Senior School teaching load.
Fiona completed her Masters degree with the National Institute in 2002. Fiona soon commenced working as an adjunct lecturer with the Institute and has also worked as a sessional lecturer with Tabor Adelaide in the B.Ed Program. Fiona completed a Doctorate of Education with UniSA in 2010. Her thesis investigated Middle Years pre-service teacher education.
Fiona has a role with the CEN National Office delivering Professional Learning resources and is the Coordinator of Connect; a no-fee website for Christian Educators to share resources.
Fiona loves living life in beautiful South Australia. She is interested in the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia having discovered more about her own family Noongar heritage.