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Professor Barbara Pamphilon AM PhD is the Director of the Family Farm Teams program in the Centre for Sustainable Communities (CSC), Faculty of Education,  at the University of Canberra, Australia. She was the Foundation Director of the CSC and is now a research advisor and mentor.

Barbara has developed a number of innovative research and adult learning methodologies that enable different knowledge perspectives to emerge and that are effective in groups where there is low literacy or where English in a second language. These include asset-based community development, appreciative inquiry, critical place- based pedagogy  and empowerment evaluation approaches. 



Research interests

Member of Climate Change Adaptation Resilience and Recovery Network

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Making the best of life: aged women's 9re0constructions of life and learning, University of Wollongong


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