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Mike GAFFNEY

20082017
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Biography

Mike is Professor of Education in the Faculty of Education, Science Technology and Mathematics at the University of Canberra.  His previous position was Foundation Chair of Educational Leadership at the Australian Catholic University.  Mike is a highly experienced educator with over thirty years as a teacher, school executive member, education system executive and teacher educator.  He has taught in government, Catholic and independent schools in areas of mathematics, science and history, and in universities at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels in educational administration.He works as a researcher, consultant and policy adviser to Australian governments and school systems in areas of educational leadership and policy, curriculum and teaching practices appropriate to 21st century schooling.Mike is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators, awarded for services to curriculum.  He has been a Director of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) and an ACEL Travelling Scholar. He is an ACEL Fellow awarded for services to the theory, research and practice of educational administration in Australia.

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Projects 2014 2017

National Mentoring for Science and Mathematics Teachers (CG-024)

FITZGERALD, R., GAFFNEY, M., Kolhagen, S., SIMSON, L., SMITH, J., SMITH, J., Stocklemyer, S. & WALKINGTON, J.

Australian Government Department of Education

5/11/1431/03/17

Project: Other

Research Output 2008 2014

Articulating purposes and practices in numeracy development

Faragher, R., GAFFNEY, M. & Skoss, M., 2014, Leading Improvements in Student Numeracy. Gaffney, M. & Faragher, R. (eds.). 1 ed. Camberwell, Australia: ACER Press, p. 167-180 14 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

Connecting school and system perspectives in numeracy development

Ashhurst, C. & GAFFNEY, M., 2014, Leading Improvements in Student Numeracy. Gaffney, M. & Faragher, R. (eds.). Camberwell, Australia: ACER Press, p. 146-166 21 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

Embedding numeracy development

GAFFNEY, M., Faragher, R. & Clarke, D., 2014, Leading Improvements in Student Numeracy. Gaffney, M. & Faragher, R. (eds.). Camberwell, Australia: ACER Press, p. 181-199 19 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

Engaging School Communities with Numeracy

Clarke, D., Faragher, R. & GAFFNEY, M., 2014, Leading Improvements in Student Numeracy. Gaffney, M. & Faragher, R. (eds.). Camberwell, Australia: ACER Press, p. 92-112 21 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

Governing in Faith: Foundations for Formation

Thornber, J. & GAFFNEY, M., 2014, Ballarat, Victoria: Connor Court Publishing. 276 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook