Education Policy, Leadership and Practice Research Group

About us

The Education Policy, Leadership and Practice research group is an interdisciplinary cluster of experts with a reputation for quality research that shapes contemporary education debates in Australia and beyond.

Our talented researchers have close links to government and the education profession. We are committed to working strategically at the nexus between research, policy and practice to lead conversations across the education lifespan from the early years to higher education.

Our researchers are engaged in a rich variety of research projects ranging from large-scale government and commissioned grants to smaller-scale bespoke projects.

Our research strengths

Our interdisciplinary team reflects a wealth of knowledge and research experience. Our core areas of research expertise include:

Equity and inclusion

Curriculum and pedagogy

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Leadership for learning

Education politics and governance

Globalisation and policy mobilities

2021 webinar series

Our 2021 webinar series is co-hosted with the University of Manchester’s 'Critical Education Policy' group.

The first webinar (March 24) asks four critical scholars to reflect on what it means to engage in 'critical' policy-based research in education: