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Dr Michelle Striepe

Senior Lecturer (Educational Leadership)

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5494
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.107  

Michelle is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Education.

Current teaching

  • EPA6155 Leading in Challenging Contexts
  • EPA6340 Leading Community Engagement.


Dr Striepe’s experience in Higher Education started in 2010. Michelle has coordinated and taught a range of units in Initial Teacher Education and Master of Education programs and served as a program coordinator in Initial Teacher Education. Prior to working in Higher Education, Michelle has worked as a Primary and Middle School teacher in New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Her research activities include participation in the international ‘Carpe Vitam Leadership for Learning project’, coordinated by the University of Cambridge. Michelle's research has focused on how teachers and management teams' perspectives of teacher leadership and educational leadership respectively. More broadly, Michelle has an interest in how contextual factors influence the work of school leaders. In addition to her work on educational leadership Michelle has completed research on the qualitative visual method of concept mapping, academic integrity and the use of mobile devices in schools. Michelle supervises several research students in area of educational leadership.

Research Interests

  • Educational leadership
  • Teacher leadership
  • Leadership and contexts
  • Visual methodology.


  • Doctor of Education, The University of Western Australia, 2010.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Sefcik, L., Striepe, M., Yorke, J. (2020). Mapping the landscape of academic integrity education programs: what approaches are effective?. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 45(1), 30-43.
  • Striepe, M. (2020). Combining concept mapping with semi-structured interviews: adding another dimension to the research process. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 2020(Article in press), 1-14.

Research Student Supervision

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