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Dr Fiona Budgen


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6723, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML16.153
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6723  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.153  


Staff Qualifications

  • Doctorate of Science Education, Curtin University of Technology, 2004 .
  • Grad Dip of Science Eductaion, Curtin University of Technology, 1996 .
  • Diploma, England, 1976 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Evaluation of Fogarty EDvance Initiative,  Fogarty Foundation,  Fogarty EDvance Initiative - tender,  2012 - 2015,  $230,010.
  • Teaching and Leading in Remote Schools: Cases from the Kimberley Region in Western Australia,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2009,  $18,667.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Budgen, F., (2012), Focus on learning: Building rockets and submarines at Leaside High School. Integrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics: Issues, reflections, and ways forward, 145, New York.

Journal Articles

  • Lock, G., Budgen, F., Lunay, R., Oakley, G., (2012), Welcome to the Outback: The Paradoxes of Living and Teaching in Remote Western Australian Schools. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 22(3), 117-135, Australia.
  • Lock, G., Budgen, F., Oakley, G., Lunay, R., (2012), The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Principal: Tales from Remote Western Australia. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 22(2), 65-77, Australia.
  • Oakley, G., Lock, G., Budgen, F., Hamlett, B., (2011), Pre-service teachers' attendance at lectures and tutorials; why don't they turn up?. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36(5), 31-47, Australia.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Education,  Numeracy Support For Year Two Students.
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