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).