Dr Anne Jobling

Adjunct Senior Lecturer

School of Education
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 57383


Dr Anne Jobling is part of an on-going research team examining the development and longer term adjustment of adolescents and young adults with Down Syndrome. This research project is the longest running study of its kind in the world.


  • Diploma of Physical Education, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Education, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education), The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Moni, Karen B. and Jobling, Anne (2014). Challenging literate invisibility: continuing literacy education for young adults and adults with Down Syndrome. In Rhonda Faragher and Barbara Clarke (Ed.), Educating Learners with Down Syndrome: Research, theory, and practice with children and adolescents (pp. 221-237) Abingdon, Oxon, U.K.: Routledge.

  • Fitzgerald, Hayley, Stride, Annette and Jobling, Anne (2012). Inclusivity and research: Capturing the lived experiences of young people with disabilities. In David Moore, Andrea Gorra, Mike Adams, John Reaney and Helen Smith (Ed.), Disabled students in education: Technology, transition, and inclusivity (pp. 272-287) Hershey, PA., United States: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-61350-183-2.ch014

  • van Kraayenoord, Christina E, Moni, Karen B, Jobling, Anne, Elkins, John, Koppenhaver, David and Miller, Robyn (2011). The writing achievement, metacognitive knowledge of writing and motivation of middle-school students with learning difficulties. In Claire Wyatt-Smith, John Elkins and Stephanie Gunn (Ed.), Multiple perspectives on difficulties in learning literacy and numeracy (pp. 213-234) Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8864-3_10

  • Cuskelly, M., Chant, D., Hayes, A. and Jobling, A. (2010). Do behavioral problems in children with Down Syndrome suggest a phenotypic pattern?. In V. P. Prasher (Ed.), Contemporary issues in intellectual disabilities (pp. 113-118) New York , USA: Nova Science Publishers, Inc..

  • Fitzgerald, H. and Jobling, A. (2009). Future directions in disability and youth sport: Development, aspirations and research. In H. Fitzgerald (Ed.), Disability and Youth Sport (pp. 160-170) Oxon, U.K: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203889732

  • Jobling, A., Jobling, I. and Fitzgerald, H. (2008). The inclusion and exclusion of athletes with an intellectual disability. In R. Cashman and D. Darcy (Ed.), Benchmark Games: The Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (pp. 201-216) Petersham, NSW.: Walla Walla Press.

  • Gavidia-Payne, S. and Jobling, M. A. (2005). The early years of education. In A. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating Children with Diverse Abilities 2 ed. (pp. 281-318) Frenches Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.

  • Fitzgerald, H. and Jobling, A. (2004). Student-centred research: Working with disabled students. In Jan Wright, Doune Macdonald and Lisette Burrows (Ed.), Critical inquiry and problem-solving in physical education (pp. 74-92) London: Routledge.

  • Jobling, Anne, van Kraayenoord, Christna E., Watt,, Alison and Elkins, John (2003). Inclusive education: Views and concerns of four major stakeholders. In Inclusive education in the new millennium (pp. 174-189) Hong Kong: Association for Childhood Education International.

  • van Kraayenoord, C. E., Moni, K. B., Jobling, M.A. and Ziebarth, K. (2002). Broadening approaches to literacy education for young adults with Down syndrome. In M. Cuskelly, A. Jobling and S. Buckley (Ed.), Down Syndrome Across the Life Span (pp. 81-92) London: Whurr. doi:10.1002/9780470777886.ch7

  • Jobling, M.A. and Gavidia-Payne, S. (2002). Early schooling for infants and children with diverse abilities. In A.F. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating Children with Diverse Abilities (pp. 114-166) Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education.

  • Jobling, M.A. and Cuskelly, M. (2002). Life styles of adults with Down syndrome living at home. In M. Cuskelly, A. Jobling and S. Buckley (Ed.), Down Syndrome Across the Life Span (pp. 109-120) London: Whurr. doi:10.1002/9780470777886.ch9

  • Cuskelly, M., Jobling, M.A., Chant, D., Bower, A. and Hayes, A. (2002). Multiple perspectives of family life. In M. Cuskelly, A. Jobling and S. Buckley (Ed.), Down Syndrome Across the Life Span (pp. 159-173) London: Whurr.

  • Jobling, A. M. A. and Mon-Williams, M. (2000). Motor development in Down syndrome: A longitudinal perspective. In D. J. Weeks, R. Chua and D. Elliott (Ed.), Perceptual-Motor Behavior in Down Syndrome (pp. 225-248) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

  • Mon-Williams, M., Jobling, A. M. A. and Wann, J. P. (2000). Ophthalmic factors in Down syndrome: A motoric perspective. In D. J. Weeks, R. Chua and D. Elliott (Ed.), Perceptual-Motor Behavior in Down Syndrome (pp. 99-121) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

  • Jobling, M. A. (1999). Queensland. In Richard Lockwood and Anne Lockwood (Ed.), Recreation and disability in Australia (pp. 214-228) Perth: DUIT Multimedia.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Dr Anne Jobling is not currently available to take on new students.

Completed Supervision