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Danielle Cotterell


 About Danielle

Danielle, an Education Maestro, channels 15 years of teaching experience into shaping young minds at Tabor. Her approach blends passion with practical teaching expertise, and for the past four years, she has enriched the academic landscape as an adjunct lecturer. Danielle’s teaching philosophy emphasises the infusion of real-world insights into education, fostering a mutually beneficial learning environment for aspiring educators.

Recent publications

‘WHAT REALLY MATTERS? A study exploring the relationship between Learning Routines, Student Motivation and Academic Achievement in the primary years’. Journal of Applied Learning and Teaching (JALT), July 2021



  • Master of Education (MEd)
  • Bachelor of Education (BEd)


  • Lecturer in the Faculty of Education

Subjects taught

  • Curriculum Understandings
  • Literacy and Numeracy Methods
  • Language, Literacy and Literature


  • I studied both my Bachelor of Education and Master of Education at Tabor Adelaide and feel very privileged to have joined the Education Faculty as a staff member. Can’t seem to keep me away from the place!
  • Some of my favourite things include:
    • Spending time with family and friends
    • Going for walks in the Botanical Gardens with my husband and two children
    • A great cup of coffee!

You can contact Danielle on 

1300 482 267

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