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Associate Professor Glenda Campbell-Evans

Director, International

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2500
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.356  

Glenda is Director, International for the School of Education.

Professional Associations

  • Editorial Board of the Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 1994 to present.
  • Associate Editor of the Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2011 to 2013.
  • Co Editor of the Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014 to present.
  • Review Panel of Teaching and Teacher Education, an international journal of teaching research, 1996 to present.
  • Review Panel of Leading & Managing, the journal of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders 1996 to present.

Professional Contributions

  • Fellow, Christ Church Grammar School Council, 1994 – 2014.
  • Deputy Chair, Christ Church Grammar School Council, 2008 – 2012.
  • Acting Chair UnitingCare West Board, June, 2015 – February 2016.
  • Board member, UnitingCare West Board, 2006 - 2018.
  • Deputy Chair, UnitingCare West Board, 2009 – 2018.
  • Chair, Governance Committee UnitingCare West Board, 2016 - 2018.
  • Chair, Finance and Risk Committee, UnitingCare West Board, 2013 – 2016.
  • Advisor to the Golden Key International Honours Society, Edith Cowan University Chapter, 2001 – present.
  • Council of Advisors, Golden Key International Honours Society, Asia Pacific Region elected representative, 2009 – 2015.
  • JPL Mentor, ECU 2013, 2014, 2019 programmes.

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.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Fittock, S., Cunningham, C., Campbell-Evans, G. (2020). The Socialisation of WA Early Career Principals. Leading and Managing, 26(2), 14-31.
  • Beatty, L., Campbell-Evans, G. (2020). School leaders and a culture of support: Fostering student social emotional development. Issues in Educational Research, 30(2), 435-451.

Journal Articles

  • Bolaji, S., Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J. (2019). Management of universal basic education policy in the villages in Nigeria. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 29(3), 76-91.

Journal Articles

  • Cross, G., Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J. (2018). Beyond the assumptions: Religious schools and their influence on students' social and civic development. International Journal of Christianity & Education, 22(1), 23-38.

Journal Articles

  • Leggett, B., Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J. (2016). Issues and challenges of school governance. Leading and Managing, 22(1), 36-56.
  • Bolaji, SD., Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J. (2016). Universal basic education policy implementation in Nigeria. KEDI Journal of Educational Policy, 13(2), 137-158.

Journal Articles

  • Bolaji, SD., Gray, J., Campbell-Evans, G. (2015). Why do policies fail in Nigeria?. Journal of Education and Social Policy, 2(5), 57-66.
  • 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.

Journal Articles

  • 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.
  • Norviewu-Mortty, E., Campbell-Evans, G., Hackling, M. (2014). A model for effective 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.
  • 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.

Journal Articles

  • Gray, J., Campbell-Evans, G., Leggett, B. (2013). Independent Public Schools: Boards in transition. Leading and Managing, 19(1), 72-88.
  • 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.


  • 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.

Journal Articles

  • Pearce, M., Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J. (2010). Capacity to be inclusive: Secondary teachers' perspective.. Special Education Perspectives, 19(1), 15-27.
  • Pearce, M., Gray, J., Campbell-Evans, G. (2010). Challenges of the secondary school context for inclusive teaching.. Issues in Educational Research, 20(3), 294-313.

Journal Articles

  • Pearce, M., Gray, J., Campbell-Evans, G. (2009). The Inclusive Secondary Teacher: The Leaders' Perspective. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 34(6), 101-119.

Journal Articles

  • Campbell-Evans, G., Gray, J. (2002). Beginning teachers as teacher-researchers. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 27, 2-29.

Research Projects

  • Participation and Retention in Senior Secondary Schooling, Sevenoaks Senior College, Grant, 2019 ‑ 2022, $69,823.
  • Completing Year 11: Providing quality retention for WA students - Phase 9, Sevenoaks Senior College, Grant, 2017 ‑ 2019, $32,364.
  • Challenges of Participation: Governance in Anglican System Schools, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 1), 2014 ‑ 2015, $37,500.
  • Regional and Rural Services for Social Inclusion, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2013, 2013 ‑ 2014, $34,100.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Exploring the role of leadership and school culture in fostering adolescent social emotional development

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Learning to play: What online games can teach

Principal Supervisor

  • 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, Examining the perceived benefit of education for Aboriginal secondary students in Western Australia.
  • Steering in the same direction: An examination of the mission and structure of the governance of providers of pathway programs
  • 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, Learning to teach: What pre-service teachers report
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Towards the development of inclusive standards in secondary education.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Stakeholders' Roles in Shaping Pre-service Teachers' Experience of Teaching Practice in a College of Teacher Education in Tanzania
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Higher education access and participation for persons with disability in Ghanaian public universities
  • Master of Education, What constitutes "good" writing in junior primary? Four West Australian teachers discuss their views.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, "Becoming a Better Teacher" Exploring the cultural competence of non-Aboriginal teachers in a northern Australian boarding school.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Contextual factors impacting on research performance at a young Australian university
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Maximising the contributions of phd graduates to national development: The case of the seychelles
  • Doctor of Philosophy, English proficiency of Vietnamese business graduates: Requirements of government, private universities and foreign employers
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Principals' strategies for improving the academic achievement of students of disadvantaged rural junior high schools in Ghana
  • Master of Education, Entry planning - a key aspect in preparing for school leadership in Western Australia
  • Master of Education, Business graduate perceptions on the development and application of non-technical skills within higher education and the workforce

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Intent to action: Overcoming barriers to universal basic education policy implementation in Nigeria
  • Master of Education, The socialisation of early career principals in Western Australia

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Religious schools in Australia's education system: An investigation of the social and civic implications.
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