Garth Boomer (died 1993) was an influential educationalist working in Australia. Since 1995 there has been a Garth Boomer Memorial Lecture in his honour. He was particularly influential in the teaching of English, and he was President of the Australian Association for the Teaching of English for a time.

His works include:

  • Fair Dinkum Teaching and Learning: Reflections on Literacy and Power
  • Negotiating the curriculum, with Garth Lester, Nancy Onore, Cynthia Cook, Jonathan

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