Theresa (Terri) Bourke is a Professor at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She has held various coordination roles including Undergraduate Research Pathways Coordinator, Course Coordinator (Bachelor of Education), Academic Program Director (Pre-service Programs) and now Academic Lead Research . Her research focuses on three main areas: (1) professionalism, professional standards and quality in Initial Teacher Education (ITE); (2) assessment in geography education; and (3) teacher educators’ epistemic reflexivities for teaching about/to and for diversity for which she has an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant. Most recently along with other C4IE colleagues, she is a member of a successful ARC Linkage project related to career change teachers and an ARC Discovery about hard to staff schools and teacher shortages. Terri is the current President of the Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA).