Peter Jackson

Educational Designer and Teacher

About Me

Hello! I’m Peter Jackson. My considerable experience of teaching in a range of contexts, including University, ELICOS, TAFE and High School over 30 years has equipped me with excellent knowledge of pedagogies, and both their classroom and online application. I have a high level of skills and a strong commitment to quality teaching & learning, including course design and development

I have well developed skills in e.learning, both course design and delivery and in setting up e.learning management platforms (LMS), as well as teaching online.

mediagogy is my educational design agency and consultancy 


+61 425 209 546
54 Hart st, Tempe NSW 2044 

 Professional Skills

Curriculum Design 
e.Learning Design 
ESL & Special Needs
Educational Leadership 
Canvas LMS
Web design
Adobe CC
Articulate Storyline

Work Experience

Academic Coordinator  at UTS:College
June, 2021 - Present

(Ecology of Public Communication; Citizenship & Communication; Exploring Human Communication.) 

Responsible for the re-design and build of the above subjects for a new "learning.connected" model, based on flipped learning using a Canvas LMS

Subject Coordinator  at UTS:College
June, 2015 - June, 2021

Responsible for the subject "The Ecology of Public Communication". Adapted existing UTS course for delivery as a Diploma subject at UTS:College;   Delivered classes and assessments and contributed to blended learning design and materials;  Managed and inducted teaching staff

  • Received the Insearch Teaching Innovation Award 2018 
  • Received the Insearch Good Teaching Award 2014  
Lecturer  at UTS:College
Jan, 2011 - Present

Responsible for delivery, assessment etc., in the following subjects in both the Diploma and Foundation Studies pathway programs:

Diploma Foundation Studies
  • Digital Literacies
  • Ideas in History
  • Language & Discourse
  • Digital Literacy
  • Multimedia
  • Australian Studies
  • Society, Technology & Culture
  • Professional Environments Capstone subject 
Lecturer (Educational Technology)  at University of Notre Dame
Mar, 2012 - Dec, 2016

Delivered classes and assessments to students on the Bachelor of Education course

  • Recognized for consistently high-quality teaching, 2014, 2015 & 2016 
Academic Programs Director at McGrath Institute of Business Australia (MIBA)
Aug, 2009 - Dec, 2010

The APD was responsible for providing leadership over the entire academic program through program development, implementation, delivery and review, including the recruitment and management of academic staff

Lecturer  at Macquarie University 
Mar, 1997 - Dec, 2009

Designed, developed and delivered a postgraduate course through blended learning to international students at Macquarie University Department of International Communication 

  • Also, Associate Lecturer on various undergraduate courses in both Media and Cultural Studies disciplines
Lecturer  at Sydney Institute of Business & Technology (SIBT)
Mar, 1998 - Dec, 2001
Responsible for devising, delivering and coordinating the Diploma level pathway courses in both Media and Cultural Studies
Educational Technology Teacher at Australian College of Languages
Jan, 1996 - Dec, 1998
Delivering ESL & EAP programs and advising on integration of technology into classroom-based activities

Teacher (ESL & English) at Hoxton Park High School

Jan, 1993 - Dec, 1996 

Designing ESL programs and delivering ESL and English classroom lessons and appropriate assessments. 

  • As a Regional Coordinator for ESL, also responsible for designing and delivering ESL Professional Development programs for teachers in the Met South West Region


Postgraduate Certificate of Higher Education (e-learning) from Macquarie University
Subjects covered e.Learning design and adaption, Change management and Educational Leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (Media) from Macquarie University
Thesis: The emerging concept of post-humanist humanity
Diploma of Education from University of Sydney
Teacher qualification covering High School English and Teaching English as a Second Language
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from University of N.S.W.
Division 1 Second Class Honours in English and English Linguistics


Curriculum design / Online implementation / Canvas / H5P

Communications Diploma subjects

Designed and built several subjects on the Diploma of Communications at UTS:College. Designed curriculum and materials /activities, implemented build and taught on subjects

Articulate 360/Storyline 360

Articulate 360 Activities

Some sample Articulate /Storyline360 activities adapted from Diploma of Communications materials


Dr Janet Gibson

Program Manager, Communication  at  UTS:College

Peter is an incredibly skilled educational designer who solved issues in the development of our online curriculum. He was always willing to help out myself and the team in creative ways that surpassed expectations.

Ms Susan Sherringham

UTS Foundation Studies Program Manager

Peter is  an extremely profesional educator who is always willing  to go the extra mile for students 


+61 425 209546