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Adjunct Lecturer in Education, Edith Cowan University

Kate Burton works full-time in private practice, primarily servicing the needs of children with diverse learning needs and their families. She holds an adjunct position at the Edith Cowan Institute for Education Research (ECIER) where she conducts research in relation to gifted and twice-exceptional young people and their psychosocial wellbeing, and homeschooling.


  • –present
    Adjunct Lecturer in Education, Edith Cowan University


  • 2014 
    Murdoch University, PhD


  • 2020
    Reasons for home educating in Australia: who and why?, Educational Review
  • 2018
    ‘Shaping Personality Through Suffering' in What Happened? Visual Representations of Trauma and Healing. , Oxford: Brill Publishers.
  • 2015
    ‘Trauma, Creativity, Giftedness and Healing: Narrative Medicine.’ , Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press.
  • 2010
    Rereading, rewriting the phallogocentric nature of desire, Critical Engagements