Dr Andrea Lynch

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Manager (Academic Language & Learning)
B. Education, M. Education (Literacy and Language), PhD (Education)


Academic Language & Learning


Eddie Koiki Mabo Library, Room 52 (18-052)


+61 7 4781 5141




Andrea is the Manager of the Academic Language and Learning unit within the Directorate of Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement. She leads the Language and Learning team, which works with staff to embed academic literacy, language and numeracy development within the curriculum. The team also provides students with learning advice through innovative online and face to face programs. Andrea also hosts the English language and numeracy development special interest group of James Cook University’s Teaching and Learning Academy.

Key Interest Areas

  • Access and equity in higher education

  • Literacy(ies) in education

  • Higher education policy

Selected publications

Lynch, A. & Navin, F. (2014, July). Interdisciplinary collaborations: Enacting a third generation transition pedagogy. Proceedings of EduLearn14, 7-9 July, 2014, Barcelona, Spain.

Hill, A., Lynch, A., and Dalley-Trim, L. (2012). Positive educational responses to Indigenous student mobility. International Journal of Educational Research, 54. pp. 50-59. doi: 10.1016/j.ijer.2011.12.012.

Hill, A., Navin, F., and Lynch, A. (2010). Coming to grips with student mobility and policy implications: a case study from regional Queensland. AARE 2009 Conference proceedings AARE 2009 International Education Research Conference. 29 November - 3 December 2009, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Lynch, A. (2009) Understanding urban Indigenous student mobility: considerations for literacy educators. Proceedings of the National Conference for Teachers of English and Literacy National Conference for Teachers of English and Literacy. , 9-12 July 2009, Hobart, TAS, Australia.

Lynch, A. (2009). Changing schools: how policy implementation can impact on the literacy learning of mobile students. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 34(2). pp. 47-53.

All publications listed at Research Online@JCU