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Dr Leanne Fried

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Staff Qualifications

  • Diploma in Education, Murdoch University .
  • Bachelor of Science, Murdoch University .
  • Master of Education, The University of Western Australia .
  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), The University of Western Australia, 2010 .


Recent Research Grants

  • PALL Plus: Building on success,  Public Education Endowment Trust,  Grant,  2012 - 2014,  $125,000.
  • Extending student literacy achievement through PALL Plus,  Bramfield Park Primary School,  Bramfield Park PS Grant,  2014,  $33,500.
  • Using talk to enhance collaboration, continuity and student outcomes across two schools,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2013,  2013,  $95,563.
  • Developing the responsiveness and inclusivity of Balga Primary to student literacy and numeracy needs through the development of a Professional Learning Community.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $79,815.
  • Extending the capacity of YMN teachers and School Support Officers to teach beginning reading skills ,  Department of Education and Children's Development (Yorke and Mid North Region),  DECS Yorke and Mid North Grant,  2012 - 2013,  $130,325.
  • Westminister Primary and Junior Primary Professional Learning Community Project,  Westminster Primary School,  Grant,  2012 - 2013,  $10,000.
  • Case Management and targeted Literacy and Numeracy Intervention for Students in low SES Schools to Support the Australian Government's Literacy and Numeracy Projects' ,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $123,917.
  • Meeting the needs of novice primary teachers of literacy in low socioeconomic schools,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $8,201.
  • Clarkson Cluster Collaboration: A framework of literacy intervention for at-risk Year 2 students in five schools,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $169,837.
  • Westminster Junior Primary School Project,  Department of Education WA,  Grant,  2010,  $13,999.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Konza, D., Fried, L., Michael, M., (2010), Responding to the challenge of teaching English language skills. Researching literacy in a foreign language among primary school learners, 13-36, Frankfurt.

Journal Articles

  • Fried, L., Konza, D., (2013), Using self-determination theory to investigate student engagement in the classroom. The International Journal of Pedagogy and Curriculum, 19(2), 27-40.
  • Fried, L., Chapman, E., (2012), An investigation into the capacity of student motivation and emotion regulation strategies to predict engagement and resilience in the middle school classroom. Australian Educational Researcher, 39(3), 295-311, DOI: 10.1007/s13384-011-0049-1.
  • Konza, D., Fried, L., (2012), Maximising the contribution of paraprofessionals in schools: A win-win-win story. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 6(9), 115-123, Champagne, Illinois, USA.
  • Fried, L., Konza, D., Mulcahy, P., (2012), Paraprofessionals implementing a research-based reading intervention. Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 17(1), 35-54, London, DOI: 10.1080/19404158.2012.674052.
  • Fried, L., (2011), Teaching teachers about emotion regulation in the classroom. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36(3), Article 2 - 116-127, Australia.
  • Fried, L., (2010), Understanding and Enhancing Emotion and Motivation Regulation Strategy use in the Classroom. The International Journal of Learning, 17(6), 115-129, Australia.
  • Konza, D., Michael, M., Fried, L., (2010), From "Learning to Read" to "Reading to Learn": Bridging the Gap. International Journal of the Humanities, 8(6), 115-130, Champaign, Illinois USA.
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