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Dr Yvonne Findlay

Dr Yvonne Findlay
Name Yvonne Findlay
Position Lecturer (Education)
Section School of Education
Office G318
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1665
Extension 1665
Email
Qualifications DipEd Hamilton CE , MEd USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators ( 130313 )
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics, Business and Management) ( 130205 )
  • Education systems not elsewhere classified ( 130199 )

Research interests
FOR codes:
130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
130205 Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics, Business and Management)
130199 Education systems not elsewhere classified

Topics:
Professional lived experience of teacher educators.
Rights of the Child
UN Declaration on Human Rights Education & Training
Narrative Inquiry as both methodology and method.

Professional memberships
Queensland College of Teachers
Australian Association of Research in Education
British Education Research Association
Australian Teacher Education Association

Currently teaching courses/programs
EDR8801: Foundations of Research in Education: Course Examiner

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
35 Years

Research most recent
Edited book
Findlay, Y. S. (2019). Who decides what should be taught in our schools and why? In S. Hammond & M. Sangster (Eds.), Perspectives on educational practice around the world London, UK: Bloomsbury.
Trimmer, K., Dixon, R., & Findlay, Y. S. (2018). The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
Baguley, M. M., Findlay, Y. S., & Kerby, M. C. (Eds.). (2015). Meanings and Motivation in Education Research. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Journal article:
Trimmer, K., Donovan, J., Findlay, Y. S., & Mohamed, K. (2017). Master teachers as leaders in school-based action research. . Leading and Managing, 23(2), 1-12.

Refereed conference presentation:
Findlay, Y.S (2018, 2-6 December) How do university teacher educators articulate, through the narratives of their professional lived experience, their thoughts and concerns about current and future education policy and practice? Paper presented at the annual international conference of the Annual International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Sydney, NSW Australia
Findlay, Y.S (2017, 27-30 November). For better or for worse? The marriage of education and politics. Paper presented at the annual international conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Findlay, Y.S. (2017, 28-30 June). The creation of a fourth space in narrative inquiry. Paper presented at the annual international conference of the International Congress on the Education of Teachers, Brno, Czech Republic.
Findlay, Y.S (2016, 28 November-1 December). Who are we? Paper presented at the annual international conference of the Annual International Conference of the AustralianBook chapter
Findlay, Y. S. (2018). The rights of the child: Are we creating a world in which all children are enabled to reach their full potential? In K. Trimmer, R. Dixon, & Y. S. Findlay (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools (pp. 447-462). Association for Research in Education, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Findlay, Y.S. (2015, 15-17 September). The use of a narrative inquiry approach to examine how experienced teacher educators express their professional lived experience. Paper presented at the annual international conference of the British Education Research Association, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Findlay, Y.S, & Jones, J. K. (2013, 1-5 December). Disrupting the label: a 4D research method for re-constituting ‘the other’ and ‘othered’ through theory, narrative, metaphor and constructive conversation. Annual International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE),Adelaide, Australia.

Other
Non-refereed presentations
Findlay, Y.S, & Jones, J. K. (2013, 28th November). Disrupting the label: a 4D research
method for re-constituting ‘the other’ and ‘othered’ through theory, narrative, metaphor and constructive conversation. Changing spaces: Challenges and complexities of research politics, philosophies and practices. University of Southern Queensland Postgraduate and Early Career Research (PGECR) Group 12th Research Symposium, Toowoomba, Australia.
Findlay, Y.S., & Jones, J.K. (2013, 12th June). Disrupting the label: a 4D research
method for re-constituting ‘the other’ and ‘othered’ through theory, narrative, metaphor and constructive conversation. Inaugural Springfield combined faculty centre research colloquia and showcase 2013. Building research capacity 12 – 13 June, 2013: Communities, digital futures, culture and resilience. University of Southern Queensland, Springfield, Australia.

McGill, Michele and Findlay, Yvonne and Turner, Michelle and McIlveen, Peter and Jasman, Anne (2012) A case for case: exploring the use of case studies in an on-line context. In: AARE 2011: Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference 2011: Researching Across Boundaries, 27 Nov - 1 Dec 2011, Hobart, Australia.


Research most notable
Book chapter:
Findlay, Y. S. (2018). The rights of the child: Are we creating a world in which all children are enabled to reach their full potential? In K. Trimmer, R. Dixon, & Y. S. Findlay (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools (pp. 447-462).


Publications in ePrints

Findlay, Yvonne S. (2018) The rights of the child: are we creating a world in which all children are enabled to reach their full potential? In: The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 447-462. ISBN 978-3-319-77750-4

Findlay, Yvonne Stewart (2018) The voices of experience: teacher educators articulate their thoughts and concerns about current and future education policy and practice. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

Padro, Fernando F. and Green, Jonathan H. (2018) TQM’s impact on the legal apparatus: informing and directing compliance practices. In: The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 167-196. ISBN 978-3-319-77750-4

Findlay, Yvonne S. (2017) A review of Efron, S.. E. & Ravid, R. (2013) Action research in education: a practical guide (New York, NY: Guildford Press). ISBN-13: 978-1462509614. Leading and Managing, 23 (2). pp. 96-98. ISSN 1329-4539

Trimmer, Karen and Donovan, Jennifer and Findlay, Yvonne S. and Mohamed, Kamariah (2017) Master teachers as leaders in school-based action research. Leading and Managing, 23 (2). pp. 1-12. ISSN 1329-4539

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators ( 130313 )
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics, Business and Management) ( 130205 )
  • Education systems not elsewhere classified ( 130199 )