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Associate Professor Glenda Campbell-Evans

Associate Dean

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2500, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO8.336
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2500
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.336  


Glenda is an Associate Professor for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts.

Professional Associations

  • 2009 - Golden Key International Honors Society Asia Pacific Rep to the Council of Advisors
  • 2006 - UnitingCare West
  • 2001 - Golden Key International Honors Society ECU Chapter Advisor
  • 1996 - Teaching and Teacher Education Journal
  • 1994 - Australian Journal of Teacher Education
  • 1994 - Christ Church Grammar School

Research Interests

  • School governance
  • School improvement
  • School leadership
  • Educational policy


  • Doctor of Education, Canada, 1988.
  • Master of Education, Canada, 1984.
  • Diploma in Educational Administration, Canada, 1982.
  • Bachelor of Education, Canada, 1974.


Recent Research Grants

  • Completing Year 11: Providing quality retention for WA students - Phase 9,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2017 - 2019,  $68,678.
  • Enhancing Learner Autonomy through Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL): A Study on Vietnamese Students,  Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training,  VIED - Scholarship,  2015 - 2018,  $60,000.
  • Perceptions of quality in English as Foreign Language teaching and learning at private higher education institutes in Viet Nam,  Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training,  VIED - Scholarship,  2015 - 2018,  $60,000.
  • Challenges of Participation: Governance in Anglican System Schools,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 1),  2014 - 2015,  $85,148.
  • Regional and Rural Services for Social Inclusion,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2013,  2013 - 2014,  $96,514.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Leggett, B., Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J., (2016), Issues and challenges of school governance. Leading and Managing, 22(1), 36-56, Australian Council for Educational Leaders.
  • Bolaji, SD., Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J., (2016), Universal basic education policy implementation in Nigeria. KEDI Journal of Educational Policy, 13(2), 137-158, Korean Educational Development Institute.
  • Naylor, D., Campbell-Evans, G., Maloney, C., (2015), Learning to teach: What do pre-service teachers report. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 40(11), 120-136, Australia, Social Science Press, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2015v40n11.7.
  • Bolaji, SD., Gray, J., Campbell-Evans, G., (2015), Why do policies fail in Nigeria?. Journal of Education and Social Policy, 2(5), 57-66, USA, Centre for Promoting Ideas.
  • Leggett, B., Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J., (2014), Opportunities Taken, Lost or Avoided: The Use of Difference of Opinion in School Decision Making. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(4), 115-124, Australia, Social Science Press, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n4.7.
  • Norviewu-Mortty, E., Campbell-Evans, G., Hackling, M., (2014), A model for effectve leadership in disadvantaged rural schools in Ghana. Leading and Managing, 20(1), 63-79.
  • Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J., Leggett, B., (2014), Adaptive leadership in school boards in Australia: An emergent model. School Leadership and Management, 34(5), 538-552, Taylor & Francis Group, DOI: 10.1080/13632434.2014.938038.
  • Campbell-Evans, G., Stamopoulos, E., Maloney, C., (2014), Building leadership capacity in early childhood pre-service teachers. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(5), Article No. 3, Australia, Social Science Press, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n5.3.
  • Holt, D., Nagy, J., Cohen, L., Campbell-Evans, G., Chang, P., Macdonald, I., McDonald, J., (2013), Leading at the Coal-face: The World as Experienced by Subject Coordinators in Australian Higher Education. Educational Management, Administration & Leadership, 41(2), 233-249, UK, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1741143212468346.
  • Gray, J., Campbell-Evans, G., Leggett, B., (2013), Independent Public Schools: Boards in transition. Leading and Managing, 19(1), 72-88, Australia, The Australian Council for Educational Leaders.


  • Gray, J., Newhouse, P., Lock, G., Konza, D., Campbell-Evans, G., Budgen, F., Shean, M., (2013), Evaluation of the Fogarty EDvance Initiative: Stage 1., Perth, W.A., Edith Cowan University.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Principals' Strategies For Improving The Academic Achievement Of Students Of Disadvantaged Rural Junior High Schools In Ghana
  • Master of Education,  Business Graduate Perceptions On The Development And Application Of Non-technical Skills Within Higher Education And The Workforce
  • Doctor Of Philosphy, Life After Diagnosis: The Social Experience Of Adolescents Diagnosed With Attention ? Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder And How They Manage Their Lives.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Examining The Perceived Benefit Of Education For Aboriginal Secondary Students In Western Australia.
  • Job Factors Contributing To The Job Satisfaction And Job Dissatisfaction Of Primary Principals In One Ministry Of Education District In Western Australia
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Learning To Teach: What Pre-service Teachers Report
  • Steering In The Same Direction: An Examination Of The Mission And Structure Of The Governance Of Providers Of Pathway Programs
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Maximising The Contributions Of Phd Graduates To National Development: The Case Of The Seychelles
  • Master of Education,  Entry Planning - A Key Aspect In Preparing For School Leadership In Western Australia
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Towards The Development Of Inclusive Standards In Secondary Education.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Intent To Action: Overcoming Barriers To Universal Basic Education Policy Implementation In Nigeria

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Religious Schools In Australia's Education System: An Investigation Of The Social And Civic Implications.
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