Dr Christine Grima-Farrell

Lecturer in Special Education
PhD, Masters In Inclusive Education, Bachelor of Education (inclusive Ed), Diploma of Teaching
School of Education


133 Goodsell Building
Kensington Campus



    Book Chapters

    • O’Neill SC;Cumming TM;Strnadová I;Grima-Farrell C, 2018, 'Transitions from behind the fence to the community: The Australian experience', in Incarcerated Youth Transitioning Back to the Community: International Perspectives, pp. 97 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0752-2_7
    • Datta P;Grima-Farrell C;Coates MG, 2017, 'Inclusive Practices in Mainstream Schools: An Australian Perspective', in Halder S; Assaf LC (ed.), INCLUSION, DISABILITY AND CULTURE: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE TRAVERSING ABILITIES AND CHALLENGES, edn. Inclusive Learning and Educational Equity, SPRINGER, pp. 211 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55224-8_14

    Journal articles

    • Bentley-Williams R;Grima-Farrell C;Long J;Laws C, 2017, 'Collaborative Partnership: Developing Pre-service Teachers as Inclusive Practitioners to Support Students with Disabilities', International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, vol. 64, pp. 270 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1034912X.2016.1199851
    • Grima-Farrell C;Coleman J, 2015, 'Evolving intercultural partnership models: A collaborative Australian and Vanuatu case study.', Australasian Journal of University-Community Engagement, vol. 10, pp. 41 - 64
    • Grima-Farrell C, 2015, 'Mentoring pathways to enhancing the personal and professional development of pre-service teachers', International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, vol. 4, pp. 255 - 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJMCE-07-2015-0020
    • Grima-Farrell CR;Long J;Bentley-Williams R;Laws C, 2014, 'A school system and university approach to reducing the research to practice gap in teacher education: A collaborative special education immersion project', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2014v39n5.2
    • Long J;Grima-Farrell C;Bentley-Williams R;Laws C, 2014, 'Responding to educational needs: A School System and University partnership.', The Diversity Collection, vol. 13, pp. 31 - 43
    • Grima-Farrell C, 2014, 'Curriculum-based measurement of oral reading fluency (CBM-R): An objective orientated evaluation study', Support for Learning, vol. 29, pp. 370 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9604.12067
    • Grima-Farrell CR;Bain A;McDonagh SH, 2011, 'Bridging the research-to-practice gap: A review of the literature focusing on inclusive education', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 35, pp. 117 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/ajse.35.2.117

    Conference Presentations

    • Grima-Farrell C, 2015, 'Enhancing student wellbeing and resilience for learning', presented at Association of Counsellors of Catholic Secondary Schools Queensland Annual Conference, Brisbane, QLD., 10 June - 10 July 2015

Engagement and Professional contributions

NSW Institue of Educational Research (NSWIeR)

Council of Exceptional Children (CEC)

Australian Association of Special Education (AASE)

Australian Association of Research in Educational(AARE)

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