Jan Brady is the author of the teacher resources Experience World History Through Time and Experience Australian History published late 2006 by McGraw-Hill. Also Russia and the Soviet Union, published 2008 with Tom Cantwell for McGraw-Hill.
Jan is the Head of HSIE at Arden Anglican School, Beecroft, (High School Campus, Epping) NSW. ( http://www.arden.nsw.edu.au/ )
In 2004 Jan received a New South Wales Premier's Quality Teaching Award for her work in teaching History. Her submitted portfolio can be accessed here.
In the same year she received a School Partners' Travelling Scholarship from Macquarie University to research the still extant evidence of the Qin and Han dynasties. As a result of her travels in China, Jan produced an interactive CDRom and website for the Partner Schools. Her work may be accessed through this link.
Jan was a presenter of Professional Development Courses for the cross-sectoral www.forteachinghistory.com Course, 2005 based on the NCHE, hyperhistory.org website. Jan represented the Association of Independent Schools in that co-operative exercise.
Jan was a writer of the Association of Independent Schools, 7-10 Geography Professional Development CDRom contributing several units of work for that resource during 2003-2004.
In December 2003 Jan received a Quality Teaching Program Grant QTP3 to create WebQuests for the AIS Discovering Democracy Team for placement on their website. Those webquests may be accessed through this link.
Jan's Year 9 Australian History class of 2001 were filmed for the AIS Professional Development Team on the theme of Teaching Strategies in History Teaching with an emphasis on the use of sources and using nominalization to change recount to account writing.
Jan was involved in the development of the teaching of Civics and Citizenship as part of the Australian History Syllabus and presented a paper at the 2000 Forum held at Parliament House, Sydney. She contributed materials for the Discovering Democracy website which may be accessed through this link to the Discovering Democracy website.
Jan is an experienced HSC and School Certificate Marker.
Jan is a Member of the Australian College of Educators, the History Educators Network of Australia and the Royal Australian Historical Society. She is also an occasional speaker for the New South Wales Geographical Society's Travellers Club.
Jan is married to Alan, a Senior Lecturer at UTS Sydney and has two sons whose work takes them around the world.