John Whitehouse is Lecturer in History/Humanities in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. A Fellow of the Australian College of Educators, he is the recipient of the Barbara Falk Award for Teaching Excellence (The University of Melbourne) and a national Award for Teaching Excellence (Australian Learning and Teaching Council). His research interests include discipline-based pedagogy in history, curriculum studies and historiography. He is international consulting editor for Learning and Teaching. His work appears in leading publications such as Educational Practice and Theory and Springer’s International Handbook of Research on Teachers and Teaching.