Karen Yager

Karen Yager

Resume

Karen Yager is the Deputy Head 7-12 and Head of Student and Teaching Excellence K-12 at Knox Grammar School, and an English Method Lecturer at UNSW. Karen was awarded the first International Teaching Fellowship by the Singapore Ministry of Education in 2011 for her work on creativity, formative assessment and writing. She has been invited to present papers at International Conferences in Singapore, London, Melbourne, Dallas, Boston and Philadelphia. She was awarded the NSW Professional Teachers' Council Award in 2008 and the Australian Professional Teachers Association Award in 2014 for her contribution to the teaching profession. In 2005, she was awarded the NSW Premier’s Literary Scholarship to research how to connect students with Shakespeare. In 2015, she was awarded the NSW State Library Fellowship. Karen has published English texts for year 12 students and teachers. Her co-written text Oxford HSC English won the National Publisher’s award in 2014.