Dr Jackson holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours), Bachelor of Education and PhD from the Central Queensland University.  He is proud to make a positive difference to student education in Queensland and is currently the Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Education and the Graduate Diploma of Education. 

In 2013 he was awarded two JCU Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.  Dr Jackson is also recognized as a Fellow with the Cairns Institute.  In his research he focuses on progressing the teaching of mathematics and sciences.  He has published his research in peer reviewed journals, book chapters and presented his work at numerous conferences. 

  • ED1492: Teaching Mathematics and Numeracy in Primary and Early Childhood Settings (Level 1; CNS & TSV)
  • ED3213: Science Secondary Curriculum 1 (Level 3; CNS & TSV)
  • ED4999: Teaching for Learning 4 (Level 4; CNS & TSV)
  • ED5956: Junior Secondary Curriculum I (Level 5; CNS)
  • ED5957: Junior Secondary Curriculum II (Level 5; CNS & TSV)
  • Classroom Profiling Training - Investigation of pre-service teachers’ classroom management strategies.
  • Mobile learning devices in tertiary education - Use of the iPod touch in science and mathematics education subjects.
  • Student Environmental Awards - Investigation of the impact of environmental awards on school science.
  • 2009 to present - Lecturer, James Cook University (Cairns)
  • 2007 to 2009 - Senior Science Officer, Department of Education, Training and Arts (Cairns)
  • 2000 to 2006 - Secondary School Teacher, Gladstone State High School (Gladstone)
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  • 2013 - Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, James Cook University

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 14+ research outputs authored by Dr Clifford Jackson from 2010 onwards.

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Office for Learning and Teaching - Enhancing the Training of Mathematics and Science Teachers Program

Step Up! Transforming mathematics and science pre-service secondary teacher education in Queensland

Indicative Funding
$122,720 over 3 years (administered by Queensland University of Technology)
The overall aim of this project is to transform the nature and delivery of mathematics and science pre-service secondary teacher education in Queensland. The project objectives involve a comprehensive reworking of recruitment strategies, contemporary delivery methods and comprehensive curriculum guides, all brokered through a strong provider network.
Hilary Whitehouse, Phil Turner, Brian Lewthwaite, Clifford Jackson, Marcus Sheaves, Steve Turton, Louisa Tomas Engel and Tanya Doyle (College of Arts, Society & Education and College of Science & Engineering)
Pre-service Teacher Education; Science Education; Mathematics Education

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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Improving Outcomes for First Year Students Learning Anatomy and Physiology in the Health Sciences. (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Learn for Life (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Growing Teacher Capability: Does the role of Master Teacher make a difference? (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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