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Professor Gary Partington

Honorary Professor

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6571, Mobile: 0439 914 921, Email: g.partington@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML18.113
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6571  
Mobile: 0439 914 921  
Facsimile: (61 8)  9370 6022  
Email: g.partington@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML18.113  

 

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, United States of America, 1984 .
  • Master of Education, The University of Western Australia, 1975 .
  • Bachelor of Education, The University of Western Australia, 1970 .
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Western Australia, 1964 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Food for learning: Impact of the WA Healthy Food for All program in low SES schools,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 1),  2013 - 2014,  $70,061.
  • Foodbank WA Healthy Food for All Strategy Research and Evaluation ,  Foodbank,  Grant,  2014,  $11,157.
  • Keeping kids on track: an initiative developing the resilience of Aboriginal students during a critical transition phase,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Grant,  2005 - 2014,  $1,805,553.
  • Increasing School Engagement,  Edith Cowan University,  Grant,  2009 - 2012,  $11,964.
  • Round 14 - Medical and health research infrastructure fund (MHRIF) 2010,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund,  MHRIF - Grant,  2011,  $19,327.
  • Review of Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer Program,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $268,329.
  • Round 12 Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund,  MHRIF - Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $24,440.
  • Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Student Retention and Success in High School,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2004 - 2009,  $1,059,316.
  • Round 11 of the Medical & Health Research Infrastructure Fund,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund,  MHRIF - Grant,  2007 - 2009,  $16,039.
  • Effectiveness of the Aboriginal Community College,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2000 - 2008,  $15,000.
  • Effective Test Literacy Strategies for Aboriginal Student Success in the Western Australian Literacy and Numeracy Assessment,  Aboriginal Education and Training Council,  Grant,  2008,  $33,705.
  • Shared responsibilities: Removing local barriers Phase 1,  Geraldton Secondary College,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $36,931.
  • Evaluation of the Swan Nyungar Sports Education Program 2005-2006,  The Smith Family,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $8,182.
  • Out -of-school programs for Aboriginal students: A scoping study,  Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation,  Grant,  2007,  $34,048.
  • Attendance in schools: Strategies for schools and teachers,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $36,087.
  • Attendance Project,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2003 - 2005,  $35,000.
  • Community consultations on cultural security of health services in the Armadale region,  HealthSupply WA,  Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $29,786.
  • Aboriginal Students and Numeracy Phase II,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $32,000.
  • The Aspirations Project,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2003 - 2005,  $35,000.
  • Aboriginal students and the Western Australian Literacy and Numeracy Assessment,  Aboriginal Education and Training Council,  Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $51,600.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Partington, G., (2012), The Future: Directions and best practice. Reform and Resistance in Aboriginal Education, 403-445, Crawley, Western Australia.
  • Gray, J., Partington, G., (2012), Attendance and non-attendance at school. Reform and Resistance in Aboriginal Education, 261-303, Crawley, Western Australia.
  • Partington, G., Beresford, Q., (2012), The Context of Aboriginal Education. Reform and Resistance in Aboriginal Education, 35-84, Crawley, Western Australia.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Kimberley Women: Their Experiences Of Making A Remote Locality Home..

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Investigation Into The Challenges Teachers Face When Working In A Low Socio-economic Primary School..

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Other People's Country: A Memoir..
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