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Dr Marian Lewis

Dr Marian Lewis
Name Marian Lewis
Position Honorary Senior Lecturer
Section School of Education
Phone +61 7 4631 2330
Extension 2330
Email
Qualifications BEd Nottingham , MEd Deakin , PhD USQ
Homepage http://www.usq.edu.au/users/lewis
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Research interests
School change and development
Professional learning community
Leadership in schools (including schools leading community change - in the context of high levels of disadvantage - and teacher leadership).

Professional memberships
Fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders
Honorary Life Member of the Papua New Guinea Council for Educational Administration

Industry affiliations
Australian Council for Educational Leaders
Australian College of Education
International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement
PNG Council for Educational Administration
ACEL Queensland, Darling Downs Regional Convenors Group

Currently teaching courses/programs
EDC1200 Self, Education and Society
EDC1300 Perspectives in Education
EDU5221 Professional Learning
EDU8318 Organisational Transformation through Learning
EDU8601 Advanced Studies in Professional Practice
EDU8661 Masters Project 2
Doctoral Supervision

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
8 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
25 Years

Research most recent
Andrews, D. & Lewis, M. (2007) Transforming Practice from Within: The Power of the Professional Learning Community in L. Stoll and K. Seashore Louis (Eds) Professional Learning Communities: Divergence, Depth and Dilemmas

Lewis, M. (2006) It's a different place now: Teachers Leadership and Pedagogical Change at Newlyn Public School, Leading and Managing Volume 12(1) pp 107-120

Lewis, M. (2006) Community Connection and Change: Illustrating the potential of school leadership. Paper presented at the ACEL/ASPA National Conference, Canberra, 3-6 October.


Research most notable
Andrews, D., Conway, J., Dawson, M., Lewis, M., McMaster, J., Morgan, A., & Starr, H. (2004). ACEL Monograph Series No 34, School Revitalisation The IDEAS Way. Winmalee, New South Wales: Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL).

Andrews, D., Crowther, F., & Lewis M. (2001). Teaching: A Leading Profession for the New Millennium: Encouraging developments from a school revitalisation project. In B. Cope & M. Kalantzis (Eds). Learning for the Future: Proceedings of the Learning Conference 2001. Melbourne, Common Ground Publishing

Andrews, D and Lewis, M. (2001). Experience of a Professional Learning Community: From shared understanding to schoolwide practice. In B. Cope and M. Kalantzis (Eds.) Learning for the Future: Proceedings of the Learning Conference 2001. Australia, Common Ground Publishing

Andrews, D., & Lewis, M. (2002). The experiences of a professional community: teachers developing a new image of themselves and their workplace. Educational Research, 44(3), 237-254.

Andrews, D. & Lewis, M. (2004). Building Sustainable Futures: Emerging understandings of the significant contribution of the professional learning community, Improving Schools, 7(2), 129-150.

Lewis, M. (2003) The Dynamics, Implications and Effects of Knowledge Generation in Professional Learning Communities: Three case studies. Unpublished PhD Thesis, Toowoomba: University of Southern Queensland.

Lewis, M. (2004). Teachers Reimaging their Professional Practice, Professional Educator, 2(4), 14-15

Lewis, M. (2005). Class as an Identity Marker, Culture and Identity, Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia, pp. 73-82.

Lewis, M. (2005). Australian Identities in a Globalised World, Culture and Identity, Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia, pp. 125-135.

Lewis, M. & Andrews, D. (2004). Parallel Leadership for 21st Century Schools. Access, 18(4), 5-8.

Recent Conference Presentations
Andrews, D., Conway, J., Lewis, M., McMaster, J. (2006) School communities revitalise: The challenge for leadership, presentation at the ACEL/ASPA National Conference, Canberra, 3-6 October.

Andrews, D. & Lewis, M. (2004). Building Sustainable Futures: Emerging understandings of the significant contribution of the Professional Learning Community. Paper presented as part of a symposium on International Perspectives on Professional Learning Community, presented at the 17th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Rotterdam, 6-9 January.

Andrews, D. & Lewis, M. (2004). Teacher Leadership in School Improvement: Creating a desired future. Presentation and interactive workshop at the 17th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Rotterdam, 6-9 January.

Andrews, D., & Lewis, M. (2005). Building Capacity: Teachers thinking and working together to create new futures. Paper presented at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Barcelona 2-5 January.

Lewis, M. (2005). Teacher leadership and pedagogical change. Paper presented as part of a Symposium on Leadership Research at the Redesigning Pedagogies – Research, Policies & Practice Conference, National Institute of Education, Singapore, 30 May – 1 June.

Lewis, M. (2005). School Transformation from Within: A remarkable case of making a difference. Paper presented at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Barcelona (2-5 January).

Lewis, M. (2006) Community Connection and Change: Illustrating the potential of school leadership. Paper presented at the ACEL/ASPA National Conference, Canberra, 3-6 October.


Publications in ePrints

Lewis, Marian and Brennan, Jo and Bates, Darryl (2014) Addressing the needs of disadvantaged youth - the Toowoomba Flexi School: a sustainable alternative. In: Community capacity building: lessons from adult learning in Australia. NIACE, Leicester, United Kingdom, pp. 79-90. ISBN 978-1-86201-722-1

Andrews, Dorothy and Dawson, Mark and Lewis, Marian (2012) Developing our middle leaders to improve the quality of teaching, learning and classroom outcomes. Project Report. University of Southern Queensland , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]

Andrews, Dorothy and Crowther, Frank and Abawi, Lindy and Conway, Joan and Dawson, Mark and Lewis, Marian and Morgan, Allan and O'Neill, Shirley and Petersen, Shauna (2011) Capacity building for sustainable school improvement: an Australian research study. VDM Verlag Dr Muller, Saarbrucken, Germany. ISBN 978-3-639-33808-9

Crowther, Frank and Lewis, Marian (2011) The first C-B dynamic: committing to revitalization. In: From school improvement to sustained capacity: the parallel leadership pathway. Corwin (Sage), Thousand Oaks, California, United States, pp. 23-43. ISBN 978-1-4129-8694-6

Crowther, Frank and Abawi, Lindy and Andrews, Dorothy and Conway, Joan Margaret and Dawson, Mark and Lewis, Marian and Morgan, Allan Robert and Petersen, Shauna (2010) Building and sustaining capacity in your school - the COSMIC C-B model. Project Report. Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) , Penrith, Australia. [Report]

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