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Mr Graeme Gower

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6558, Mobile: 0417 934 784, Email: g.gower@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML15.109
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6558  
Mobile: 0417 934 784  
Facsimile: (61 8)  9370 6055  
Email: g.gower@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML15.109  

 

Staff Qualifications

  • Post Grad Dip of Education, Edith Cowan University, 1993 .
  • Bachelor of Education, Edith Cowan University, 1986 .
  • Diploma of Teaching, Edith Cowan University, 1979 .

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.
  • Engaging Aboriginal Children and their teachers with science,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $62,157.
  • Review of Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer Program,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $268,329.
  • High Achievers' Science Program for Aboriginal Students,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2008 - 2011,  $72,606.
  • Effective Science Program Delivery for Remote Area Schools,  Scitech,  Grant,  2008,  $7,273.
  • 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.
  • Continued detailed recording of culturally significant Aboriginal sites in Southwestern Australia as a guide to Noongar use of country,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2005 - 2007,  $65,388.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Byrne, M., Gower, G., (2013), Cultural Competency and Classroom Management. Classroom Management: Engaging Students in Learning , 245-275, 253 Normanby Road, South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia.
  • Gower, G., Byrne, M., (2012), Becoming a culturally competent teacher: beginning the journey. Reform and Resistance in Aboriginal Education, 379-402, Crawley, Western Australia.

Conference Publications

  • Gower, G., Lummis, G., Lock, G., (2013), Best practice in Indigenous research: The role of cultural competency in building relationships, trust and cooperation between Indigenous communities and researchers., n/a.
  • Gower, G., (2012), Ethical research in Indigenous Australian contexts & it's practical implementation. International Conference: Innovative Research in a Changing & Challenging World. Conference Proceedings (B), 47-58, Tasmania.
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