Dr Christine Grice

PhD (Sydney)MEd Leadership with merit (Sydney)BA Dip Ed (Macquarie)
Dr Christine Grice
Lecturer
Educational Leadership

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 6371

Biographical details

Dr Christine Grice is a Lecturer in Educational Leadership. Christine is a former principal and she has over a decade of leadership experience in schools in both Australia and the UK. Christine was recently awarded the International Journal of Leadership in Education Emerging Scholar Competition award (2018) graduate student award. She is currently an ACEL Australian Council for Educational Leadership New Voice Scholar in Educational Leadership Research.

Research interests

Her research interests are in educational leadership. Key interests include leading as practice and practice theory, pedagogical leadership, distributed leadership and middle leadership for professional learning in school settings.

Teaching and supervision

Christine is currently Unit of Study Coordinator and Lecturer in:

EDPA6015 Management and Leadership

EDPA6017 School Effectiveness and Improvement

EDPA5011 Organisational Culture and Change

EDPA5001 Organisational Theory, Management and Administration

Christine has also previously lectured and taught in the Master of Teaching and Foundation Studies in the Bachelor of Education including:

EDUF1018 Education, Teachers and Teaching

EDUF2007 Social Perspectives on Education

EDMT5676 Teaching and Learning

EDMT 6500 Schools and their Communities

EDMT6012 Professional Research Project

EDUF4044 Reading and Applyng Educational Research

Current projects

Research commissioned by The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta: Values-based innovation a system level case study using mixed methods approaches to investigate the multiple layers within their education system provide an analytical narrative of system change, and provide a basis for future decision making by policy makers.

Research commissioned by the Association of Independent Schools of New South Wales: The 'Leading from the Middle: investigating the influence and impact of a school-based strategy for mid-senior level leaders in schools.

Associations

ACEL - Australian Council for Educational Leaders

AARE - Australian Association for Research in Education

AERA - American Educational Research Association

ALEA - Australian Literacy Educators' Association

PEP - Pedagogy Education and Praxis

Awards and honours

  • Emerging Scholar Manuscript award: International Journal of Leadership in Education 2018
  • Australian Council of Educational Leaders New Voice Scholar in Educational Leadership Research 2017-2018.

Reviews Editor: Journal of Educational Administration and History

Member Editorial Committee: AEL Journal

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Grice, C. (2018). Energising teaching: The power of your unique pedagogical gift (book review). The Australian Educational Leader, 40(1), 72-72.
  • Grice, C. (2018). Leading pedagogical reform. International Journal of Leadership in Education, Online first. [More Information]
  • Murphy, S., Grice, C., Arnold, J., Villalobos, M., Venter, A., Walsh, J. (2017). The art of storytelling: The symbiosis between research and the educational context - leadership and the classroom. The Australian Educational Leader, 39(4), 16-21.
  • Grice, C. (2012). Do principals think they matter? Principal Matters, 92, 50-51.

2018

  • Grice, C. (2018). Energising teaching: The power of your unique pedagogical gift (book review). The Australian Educational Leader, 40(1), 72-72.
  • Grice, C. (2018). Leading pedagogical reform. International Journal of Leadership in Education, Online first. [More Information]

2017

  • Murphy, S., Grice, C., Arnold, J., Villalobos, M., Venter, A., Walsh, J. (2017). The art of storytelling: The symbiosis between research and the educational context - leadership and the classroom. The Australian Educational Leader, 39(4), 16-21.

2012

  • Grice, C. (2012). Do principals think they matter? Principal Matters, 92, 50-51.

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