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Dr Mandie Shean


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6888, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML17.143
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6888
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.143  


Mandie is a Lecturer for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts.

Professional Associations

  • 2006 - Australian Psychological Association (APA)

Research Interests

  • Resilience
  • Well-being
  • Behaviour
  • Memory
  • Research methods


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2011.
  • Bachelor of Arts Psychology with First Class Honours, Edith Cowan University, 2005.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education Primary, Edith Cowan University, 1991.


Recent Research Grants

  • Investigation of the Impact of the New North Education Initiative,  New North Education Initiative,  Grant,  2018 - 2021,  $177,559.
  • Building Emotional Strength in Education,  Sharon Faye Foundation,  Grant,  2017 - 2019,  $15,754.
  • Holistic Parental Engagement Toolkit to Improve Child Health, Wellbeing, and Education in Mirrabooka, Western Australia: A Design Thinking Approach,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Scheme - 2016 Open Round,  2016 - 2018,  $101,079.
  • Investigation of the Impact of Lifeworkz Social and Emotional Program at Hale School ,  Lifeworkz,  Grant,  2017 - 2018,  $23,066.
  • Students leading change to reduce sexting-related harm to young people,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Health Promotion Research Project Grant,  2013 - 2017,  $221,207.
  • Research Project to Measure the Effectiveness of the Department of Education Western Australia Classroom Management Strategies (CMS) Foundation Program,  Department of Education WA,  Grant,  2015 - 2016,  $5,575.
  • Assessing the Public Health Implications of Higher Risk Online Behaviours in Young People,  Department of Health WA,  Telethon - New Children's Hospital Research Fund,  2013 - 2015,  $227,273.
  • A review of current theories relating to resilience and young people,  Victorian Health Promotion Foundation,  VHPF - Grant,  2014,  $20,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Shean, M., Cohen, L., De Jong, T., (2014), Developing Well-Being and Self-Esteem. Adolescence: Places and Spaces, 95-105, New York, Nova Science Publishers.


  • 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

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Investigating The Relationships Between Education And Culture For Female Students In Tertiary Settings In The Uae.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  International Postgraduate Students And Their Reasons For Choosing To Study At Public Universities In Perth, Western Australia
  • Master of Education,  Teachers' Experiences With Disengagement In Physical Education Classes At Secondary School Level In The Perth Metropolitan Area
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