Selected Recent Consultancies And Adjunct Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, 2008-2011
  • Director of the research project, ‘Indigenous staffing in vocational education and training’ for the National Council for Vocational Education Research, 2004-5.
  • Director, of Phase Two of the Mid-Term Evaluation of implementation of ‘Partners in a Learning Culture’, Australia’s national strategy for vocational education and training for Indigenous people, 2003-4.
  • Co-Director with Susan Groundwater-Smith of the meta-evaluation of the NSW Priority Action Schools Program, 2003-4.
  • Member, independent panel reviewing the Curtin University Centre for Aboriginal Studies and the Curtin Indigenous Research Centre, 2003.
  • Synthesis Report on 2000 Implementation of the Western Australian Strategic Plan for Aboriginal Education and Training, Western Australian Aboriginal Education and Training Council, 2001-2.
  • Consultant advising on the development of a Framework for Monitoring and Reporting on Implementation of the WA Strategic Plan for Aboriginal Education and Training, Western Australian Aboriginal Education and Training Council, 2001.
  • Consultant to the National Review of Nurse Education conducted by the Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training, 2001.
  • Independent External Reviewer, Office of Research & Development, Curtin University of Technology (October 2000 – January 2001)
  • Co-facilitator (with Viv White, Director, Australian National Schools Network), Action Research Workshop for Queensland Aboriginal Education Coordinators, Brisbane (November, 2000)
  • Facilitator, Planning Retreat, School of Nursing, University of Ballarat (November 2000)
  • Chair, External Review Panel, School of Nursing (Bundoora and Albury-Wodonga) and Discipline of Nursing (Bendigo), La Trobe University (September – December, 2000)
  • Chair, Independent Review Panel, Institute for Research into International Competitiveness, Curtin University of Technology (June, 2000)
  • Chair, External Review Panel, Research Institute for Cultural Heritage, Curtin University of Technology (June, 2000)
  • Commissioned co-author (with Viv White) of a discussion paper on the research function of the proposed Victorian Institute of Teaching (for the Ministerial Advisory group on the Victorian Institute of Teaching) (May, 2000)
  • Facilitator, Senior Managers’ Planning Workshop, University of Ballarat (December 1999 – February 2000).
  • 1999 Final Report (and a follow-up Supplementary Report) on the implementation of the WA Education and Training Strategic Plan 1997-1999 for the Western Australian Aboriginal Education and Training Council (1999 – 2000).
  • Research Methods Training and Research Program Development, University of Ballarat (October 1999, February 2000)
  • Facilitator, Strategic Development in Information Technology Education, Faculty of Education, Monash University (October-November, 1999)
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Education and Professional Studies, Griffith University (1998-2000)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (March-April, 1999)
  • External evaluation of the Personalised Access and Study Policy of Victoria University of Technology (September-November, 1999)
  • Preparation of Enhancing Diversity in Australian Higher Education: A Discussion Paper (with Simon Marginson, Paige Porter and Fazal Rizvi) for the University of Western Australia (July – September 1999)
  • Chair, Review of Aboriginal Centres, University of Western Australia (July – December, 1999).
  • Advice to Department of Education Studies on strategic plans for 20001 Research Assessment Exercise, University of Sheffield, UK (April 1999)
  • Consultant to the Centre for Social and Organizational Learning and Re-Animation (SOLAR), University College, Northampton, UK (April, 1999)
  • Consultant to the School of Nursing and Discipline of Nursing curriculum review and re-development process, La Trobe University (February, 1999)
  • Academic Associate to the Australian Council for Equity through Education and National Schools Network assisting conduct and reporting of the Full Service Schools Research Circle (1997-9)
  • 1998 Synthesis Report on the implementation of the WA Education and Training Strategic Plan 1997-1999 for the Western Australian Aboriginal Education and Training Council (1997-8)
  • Consultant to the Committee examining the implementation of the 1997 Review of the Faculty of Education, Monash University (1998)
  • Consultant to the doctoral program, Faculty of Education, University of Tampere, Finland (1998) and Visiting Professor, University of Tampere(1994, 1998).
  • Chair, Steering Committee for the formation of the Australian Institute of Education, a joint initiative of Murdoch University and The University of Western Australia (1997-8).
  • Chair, Murdoch University School of Education Review of Postgraduate Programs (1997)
  • Chair, University of Western Australia Graduate School of Education Review Implementation Committee (1995-6).
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology (1994-5).
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Curtin University (1994-5).