Bachelor of Professional Studies (Education), Murdoch University.
Post Grad Dip of Education, The University of Western Australia.
PhD (Doctoral Degree), Murdoch University, 2010.
Recent Research Grants
Impact of family ownership on financial decision and the cost of debt in eastern Asian countries, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2017 - 2021, $80,000.
Learner's reticence in English classes: a case study of Vietnamese tertiary students, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2016 - 2020, $80,000.
The study on the curriculum of Business English major for Business English major undergraduates in Vietnam, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2016 - 2020, $120,000.
Research Project to Measure the Effectiveness of the Department of Education Western Australia Classroom Management Strategies (CMS) Foundation Program, Department of Education WA, Grant,
2015 - 2016, $5,575.
A Comparative Analysis of Chinese and Australian Masters of Education Students' Insights into Leadership Models, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,
2012 - 2013, $22,555.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Cunningham, C., Jackson, S., (2014), Leadership and the Australian Greens. Leadership, 11(1), 1-16, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1177/1742715013498407.
Cunningham, C., Coy, N., (2014), Understanding the need for fine-grained assessment. Australian Educational Leader, 36(3), 6-9.
Cunningham, C., (2014), Decision-Making Processes and Educational Leadership in Australia. Leading and Managing, 20(1), 11-31, Australia.
Cunningham, C., (2014), Educational Leadership: What can China teach the West about inclusive decision making practices?. Journal of US-China Public Administration, 11(9), 773-789, USA, DOI: 10.17265/1548-6591/2014.09.005.
Lyle, J., Cunningham, C., Gray, J., (2014), The New Australian Curriculum, Teachers and Change Fatigue. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(11), 45-64, Australia, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n11.4.
Cunningham, C., (2013), The Australian Baccalaureate: A preliminary study. Curriculum Perspectives, 33(3), 46-57, Australia.
Cunningham, C., (2012), Critically Reflective Leadership. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 37(4), 46-58, Australia.
Research Student Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy, What We Know, What We Do And What We Could Do: Creating An Understanding Of The Delivery Of Health Education In Lower Secondary Government Schools In Western Australia
Master of Education, The Reality Of Reform: Teachers Reflecting On Curriculum Reform In Western Australia