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Associate Professor Jan Gray

Qualifications

  • CC5 Three-Year Trained Teachers Certificate, Other WA higher ed institution.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2000.
  • Master of Education, Edith Cowan University, 1996.
  • Bachelor of Education, Edith Cowan University, 1993.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Completing Year 11: Providing quality retention for WA students - Phase 9,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2017 - 2019,  $68,678.
  • Providing quality retention for WA students Phase 8,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2016 - 2017,  $40,925.
  • Completing Year 11: Providing Quality Retention for WA Students Phase 7: 2015,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2015 - 2016,  $35,238.
  • Completing Year 11: Providing Quality Retention for Western Australian Students Phase 6,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2013 - 2015,  $30,333.
  • Challenges of Participation: Governance in Anglican System Schools,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 1),  2014 - 2015,  $85,148.
  • Evaluation of Fogarty EDvance Initiative,  Fogarty Foundation,  Fogarty EDvance Initiative - tender,  2012 - 2014,  $187,248.
  • Increasing School Engagement,  Edith Cowan University,  Grant,  2009 - 2013,  $11,964.
  • Completing Year 11: Providing Quality Retention for WA Students. Phase 5,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2012 - 2013,  $15,930.
  • Research and Mapping for the MCEECDYA Project: Student Academic Engagement,  Department of Education WA,  Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $172,668.
  • Completing Year 11: Providing Positive Retention for WA Students (Clarkson Community High School),  Clarkson Community High School,  Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $20,000.
  • Completing Year 11: Providing Quality Retention for WA Students Phase 3,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2009 - 2011,  $25,723.
  • Providing Quality Retention: Enhancing Student Confidence and Satisfaction Phase 2,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $49,648.
  • 100 Schools Project,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2003 - 2009,  $502,727.
  • Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Student Retention and Success in High School,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2004 - 2009,  $1,059,316.
  • Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence for Teacher Education and Innovations,  Yayasan Sampoerna - Sampoerna Foundation Teacher Institute,  Grant,  2007 - 2009,  $159,913.
  • Enhancing Year 12 Student Achievement. Phase 1 (Instrument Development),  Mount Lawley Senior High School,  Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $4,545.
  • Balga Senior High School ICT Evaluation 2006,  Balga Senior High School,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  .
  • Phase 1 of the Year 11 Quality Retention Project,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $18,182.
  • Aboriginal Students and Numeracy Phase II,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $32,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

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, DOI: 10.1177/2056997117742172.
  • Macdonald, M., Gringart, E., Kessaris, T., Cooper, M., Gray, J., (2018), A ‘better’ education: An examination of the utility of boarding school for Indigenous secondary students in Western Australia. Australian Journal of Education, 62(2), 192–216, Sage Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0004944118776762.
  • Macdonald, M., Gringart, E., Gray, J., (2016), Creating shared norms in schools – a theoretical approach. The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 45(1), 56-69, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/jie.2016.9.
  • 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.
  • 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., 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, Social Science Press, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n11.4.
  • 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.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Social Science (Human Services),  THE CONSTRUCTION OF ALIENATED STUDENTS AND STUDENTS AT EDUCATIONAL RISK: A STUDY OF THE JUSTICE AND EDUCATION DISCOURSE.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  PORTRAITS OF MIDDLE EASTERN GULF FEMALE STUDENTS IN AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  INTENT TO ACTION: OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION POLICY IMPLEMENTATION IN NIGERIA
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN EDUCATION AND CULTURE FOR FEMALE STUDENTS IN TERTIARY SETTINGS IN THE UAE.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE CHALLENGES TEACHERS FACE WHEN WORKING IN A LOW SOCIO-ECONOMIC PRIMARY SCHOOL.
  • Master of Education,  INSTITUTIONAL EXPERIENCES OF FEMALE CHILD MIGRANTS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA BETWEEN 1948 - 1955
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  CREATIVE REUSE: HOW RESCUED MATERIALS TRANSFORMED MY A/R/TOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS IN AUSTRALIA'S EDUCATION SYSTEM: AN INVESTIGATION OF THE SOCIAL AND CIVIC IMPLICATIONS.
  • Doctor of Education,  THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF TOURIST POLICE IN THAILAND: AN INVESTIGATION INTO ENGLISH COMMUNICATION COMPETENCY.
  • Master of Education,  TEACHING ABORIGINAL CURRICULUM CONTENT IN AUSTRALIAN HIGH SCHOOLS
  • Master of Education,  THE REALITY OF REFORM: TEACHERS REFLECTING ON CURRICULUM REFORM IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  IMPLEMENTATION OF INITIATIVES TO REFORM THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION IN RURAL GHANAIAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS' BELIEFS REGARDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS AND FORMAL SCHOOL REGISTRATION.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES: HOW NATIVE ENGLISH-SPEAKING TEACHERS DEVELOP THE ENGLISH SPEAKING SKILLS OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN SOUTH KOREA
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF INCLUSIVE STANDARDS IN SECONDARY EDUCATION.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  GIFTED STUDENTS: PERCEPTIONS AND PRACTICES OF REGULAR CLASS TEACHERS

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  THE INFLUENCE OF PARENTS, ENGLISH TEACHERS, FRIENDS AND PEER GROUP ON WEST AUSTRALIAN ADOLESCENTS' RECREATIONAL BOOK READING: FINDINGS FROM THE WEST AUSTRALIAN STUDY IN ADOLESCENT BOOK READING (WASABR)
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  KNOWING AND TEACHING: THE IMPACT OF TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE ON STUDENTS' EARLY LITERACY ACHIEVEMENT.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  "MORE THAN THREE 'RS' IN THE CLASSROOM": A CASE STUDY OF ABORIGINAL TERTIARY BUSINESS EDUCATION.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  MAXIMISING THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF PHD GRADUATES TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: THE CASE OF THE SEYCHELLES
  • Master of Education,  INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PERCEPTIONS OF QUALITY OF LEARNING EXPERIENCES IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  THE EFFECT OF MONEY AS A CONTEXT ON STUDENTS' MENTAL COMPUTATION PERFORMANCE FOR YEARS 3,5,7 AND 9.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  EXAMINING THE PERCEIVED BENEFIT OF EDUCATION FOR ABORIGINAL SECONDARY STUDENTS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.
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