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Dr Gill Kirk

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2715, Email: g.kirk@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO8229
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2715
Email: g.kirk@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8229  

 

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Murdoch University, 2014.
  • Bachelor of Education with Honours, Edith Cowan University, 2001.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Amplify 2: The Story of Three Schools,  AISWA Schools,  AISWA Schools - Grant,  2017 - 2020,  $112,174.
  • Maximising student engagement for learning through teacher and student interactions,  AISWA Schools,  AISWA Schools - Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $82,317.
  • National Quality Standard in Western Australian Government Schools,  Department of Education WA,  Office of Early Childhood Development and Learning Grant,  2016 - 2018,  $59,937.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Kirk, G., Jay, J., (2018), Supporting Kindergarten children’s social and emotional development: Examining the synergetic role of environments, play and relationships. Journal of Research in Childhood Education: an international journal of research on the education of children, 32(4), 472-485, United States, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02568543.2018.1495671.
  • Kirk, G., (2018), Retention in a Bachelor of Education (Early childhood studies) course: Students say why they stay and others leave. Higher Education Research and Development, 37(4), 773-787, DOI: 10.1080/07294360.2018.1455645.
  • Barblett, L., Kirk, G., (2018), National quality standards in school: Leadership enabling power and agency. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 43(3), 43-51, Australia, Early Childhood Australia Inc., DOI: 10.23965/AJEC.43.3.05.
  • Kirk, G., Maccallum, J., (2017), Strategies that support kindergarten children's social and emotional development: One teacher's approach. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 42(1), 85-93, Australia, Early Childhood Australia Inc., DOI: 10.23965/AJEC.42.1.10.
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