20 Jul 2015
July 20, 2015

Associate Professor Alma Fleet

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  • PhD (Sydney University)
  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (with Honours)
  • Bachelor of Teaching

Dr Fleet is an Adjunct Associate at Semann & Sattery. She has a particular interest in qualitative research methodology, educational change, practitioner enquiry and diverse cultural ways of understanding the world, pedagogy and teaching. She is committed to working with a diverse range of organisations interested in implementing and undertaking a process of change.

Dr Fleet has been involved in a range of research projects at Semann & Slattery including a review of the Aboriginal Youth and Family Strategy for the NSW Government, exploring educational leadership, and a range of community development programs. Her work has been published in a range of national and international journals. She has written for and edited two internationally respected publications jointly with Dr Catherine Patterson and Janet Robertson.

Dr Fleet has taught children in Scotland and America and worked for schools in Australia. She is constantly learning from and enjoying her work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are pursuing higher degrees. Her practical experiences led her to an ongoing interest in issues associated with literacy development and the transition to school, as well as tensions between constraints and opportunities in educational settings.

Dr Fleet has also recently accepted a position as an Honorary Associate Professor within the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University, Sydney.


About the Author

Colin Slattery is a Director and founder of Semann & Slattery. He has held a range of senior executive positions with government agencies, the private sector and non-government organisations for 15 years. For the last 13 years Colin has been highly sought after as a change facilitator and coach for individuals and organisations. His unique leadership coaching and mentoring style encourages participants to embrace change on a personal level enabling positive change to occur on a professional business level.