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Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University

Dr Robyn Moloney teaches in the Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University. She teaches Languages Methodology to both primary and secondary pre-service teachers. Her research focuses on language learning and language teachers.

Robyn's research interests include issues of intercultural language and development. She is interested in an understanding of language and culture across the curriculum, as an integral and holistic part of both student and teacher development. Robyn has extensive teaching experience in secondary and primary schools teaching Japanese, French and German. She believes in the significance of intercultural capital for teachers across the curriculum, as a feature of 21st century education

Her research reflects her interests in the development of intercultural competence in language learners, bilingual education and biliteracy internationally, heritage language learners and curriculum provision.


  • 2009–present
    Senior lecturer, Macquarie University
  • 2004–2008
    Lecturer , University of Sydney
  • 2002–2008
    Director of Languages, International Grammar School, Sydney


  • 2008 
    University of Sydney, Doctor of Education
  • 2000 
    Macquarie University, Master of Media and Cultural Studies
  • 1974 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education