DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE

Welcome to the Griffith Institute for Educational Research. Our institute has one of the largest concentrations of university-based education researchers in the country. We comprise a vibrant community of researchers and research candidates and our applied research which we undertake with industry partners, education systems, schools, community and not-for-profit organisations is readily translated into practice. We invite your collaboration in discovering how new knowledge about learning can address important issues facing Queensland, Australia and the world. In seeking to create new knowledge for learning, our institute has identified key research foci that include, but are not limited to, leadership, living with autism, and professional and practice-based learning. These research and development projects are led by esteemed senior researchers who are theoretically strong, and practically astute. Our involvement with education in a range of contexts, including schools and workplaces, is broad and often addresses issues that are prevalent in vulnerable and disadvantaged communities and multidisciplinary workplaces.

I encourage you to explore our website further to read more about our researchers and research, and the projects they are undertaking to improve the world we live in through developing education. Come and join us.

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Our experts

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Our research

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PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATION

We foster mutually beneficial partnerships and collaborations with federal and state governments, plus other industry bodies. Such partnerships have supported our research into professional learning, language and literacy education, autism, mathematics education, curriculum and assessment, and leadership in schools and communities.

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Griffith Institute for Educational Research Advisory Board

Board member

Position

Institution

Professor Sue Willis (Chair)

Pro Vice Chancellor (Social Inclusiveness)

Monash University

Ms Anne Hampshire

Head of Research and Advocacy

The Smith Family

Professor Stephen Kemmis

Adjunct Professor

Charles Sturt University

Dr Bill Sultmann

Director Province Mission Oceania Province of the Congregation of Christian Brothers

Christian Brothers Oceania Province Centre

Dr Stephen Brown

Consultant/Director

The Brown Collective

Mr Robert Barton

CEO

Indigenous Supply Chain Connections

Dr Ben Williams

Early Career Academic & Researcher

Griffith University

GIER

Dr Mia O'Brien

Mid Career Academic & Researcher

Griffith University

GIER

Professor Peter Grootenboer

GIER Director

Griffith University GIER

Professor Leonie Rowan

GIER Deputy Director

Griffith University GIER

Research scholars

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