Associate Professor Jacqueline Manuel

PhD (UNE), DipEd (UNE), BA (Hons I) (UNE)
Associate Professor, English Education
Program Director, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Curriculum Coordinator, Secondary English
Affiliate, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 93513350
Fax +61 2 93512621

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Biographical details

Jackie's teaching, research and publishing is in the field of secondary English education and literature. Her particular research interests include teenagers and reading, the history and development of secondary English curriculum, and the experiences of early career teachers of English. She coordinates the secondary English curriculum methodology in the School and is involved in a range of ways with the English teaching profession.

Research interests

Educational history, sociology and philosophy

  • History of education

Learning sciences; psychology of education

  • Learning technologies and new media

Research on teaching and learning

  • English and literacy

Teaching and supervision

HDR Supervision

  • Laura Aspen: PhD
  • Ruth Wilson: PhD
  • Lauren Weber: PhD
  • Katrina Kemp: PhD

Teaching and UoS Co-ordination

  • English Curriculum 1, 2 and 3, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
  • The Secondary Teaching Professional

Current research students

Project title Research student
Recapturing Lost Spontaneity: Beliefs and Practices in Teaching Creative Writing Katrina KEMP

Current projects

  • Reimagining Shakespeare education: Teaching and learning through collaboration. Cambridge University Press. With Liam Semler, Claire Hansen & Linzy Brady (Eds.) (2020).
  • The Bloomsbury Handbook on Reading. Bloomsbury Academic. With Jennifer Roswell & Donna Pasternac (2019)
  • The Transition to Teaching (FRSS, 2018-2019)
  • Convenor, BERA Special Interest Group, English in Education, International Symposium, USYD (2020)
  • Shakespeare FuturEd Conference Co-convenor (2019)
  • Better Strangers 3 Project (Funded, 2017-2019)
  • Better Strangers 2 Project (Funded, 2014-2016)
  • Imaginarium (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Australian Women's Poetry of WW1 - Critical Anthology (2019)
  • ITE English teacher professional identity development
  • Pre-service English teacher motivation
  • A qualitative study of the impact of creative writing on students' accomplishment in English
  • The Sydney Story Factory Evaluation: Creativity and Student Achievement

Associations

  • Shakespeare Reloaded: http://shakespearereloaded.edu.au/

  • Founding Co-convenor, Australian Literacy Educators’ Association Teacher Education Special Interest Group (with Professor Robyn Ewing and Associate Professor Georgina Barton) 2017

  • Board Member, Gifted Parents Global Network

  • Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) Panelist, Initial Teacher Education. Nominated by NESA (2017-present)

  • Expert Panel Assessor, Commonwelath Bank National Teaching Awards, (Schools Plus), 2018

  • Co-convenor with Prof Robyn Ewing:The Role of Phonics in Learning to be Literateat the University of Sydney (February and March); University of Melbourne (June); University of Canberra (August) and Adelaide (November)

  • Associate Editor,English Teaching: Practice and Critique (2010-present)

  • Editorial Advisory Board,English in Australia (2006-present)

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Teacher Development: An International Journal of Teacher Professional Development (2003-present)

  • Editorial Review Board, English in Education (2018-present)

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue,English Teaching: Practice and Critique (2016)

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue,English Teaching: Practice and Critique (2013)

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue,Teacher Development: An International Journal of Teacher Professional Development (2009)

  • Reviewer,Australian Journal of Language and Literacy (2011-present)

  • Reviewer, Language and Learning: The Middle Years (2010-present)

  • Reviewer, Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education (2008-present)

  • Reviewer,Teaching and Teacher Education (2014-present)

  • Reviewer, Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice (2017-present)

  • Member, NSW Board of Studies (BOSTES, NESA), Ministerial Appointment, (2007-2014)

  • Chair, NSW Board of Studies English K-10 Curriculum Committee (2011-2013)

  • Chair, NSW Board of Studies Stage 6 Curriculum Committee (2011)

  • Chief Examiner, HSC English (2007-2011)

  • Chair, English Studies Syllabus Committee (2009-2012)

  • Steering Committee, New South Wales Board of Studies, English Studies Course Development and Pilot, 2008-2014

  • Member, New South Wales Board of Studies Higher School Certificate Appeals Committee (2009)

  • Member, New South Wales Board of Studies Australian Literature Sub-Committee (2007-2008)

  • Advisory Committee, English Stage 6 Prescriptions (2012-2013)

  • Advisory Committee, English Stage 6 Prescriptions (2006-2007)

  • Academic Advisor, English Stage 6 Syllabus Review (2016)

  • Academic Reviewer, Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sydney, Higher School Certificate English courses in English Advanced, English Standard and English Extension 1 (2018)

  • Committee Member (with Professor Jennifer Rowsell, USA and Dr Vaughn Watson, USA): Emerald Literati Award for Outstanding Paper, 2018, English Teaching: Practice and Critique (2018)

  • Member, Australian Association for the Teaching of English

  • Member, NSW English Teachers Assocation

  • Member, BERA (English in Education Special Interest Group)

  • Member, Australian College of Educators

  • Member, Australian Literacy Educators' Association

  • Professional Partnerships, SHORE School, 2015-

  • Professional Partnerships, Barker College, 2014-

  • Professional Partnerships, Canberra Grammar School, 2013

  • Professional Partnerships, St Augustine's College, 2013

  • Shakespeare Imaginarium, with Department of English, University of Sydney, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

  • Poetry Imaginarum, 2014

  • USYD Compass and Social Inclusion Programs, Broken Hill, 2014, 2015

Awards and honours

  • Australian College of Educators, Alan Laughlin Award for Educational Leadership, 2018
  • Australian College of Educators, Outstanding Service Award, 2016

In the media

SMH 2019

'Why some swap the boardroom for the classroom'

https://www.smh.com.au/education/a-40-per-cent-pay-cut-why-some-swap-the-boardroom-for-the-classroom-20190510-p51lz2.html

The Conversation 2017

'What you need to know about the new HSC English curriculum'

https://theconversation.com/no-mandatory-novels-or-poetry-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-hsc-english-curriculum-73364

AARE Blog 2017

https://www.aare.edu.au/blog/?p=2042

SMH 2017

https://www.smh.com.au/education/books-to-return-to-nsw-hsc-english-after-syllabus-overhaul-20170331-gval9x.html

SMH 2017

https://www.smh.com.au/education/hsc-english-year-12-students-will-no-longer-have-to-read-a-novel-or-a-poem-20170227-gulyq3.html

Daily Telegraph 2016

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/the-hills/academic-dr-paul-brock-am-will-be-remembered-and-his-life-celebrated-at-a-special-university-service/news-story/5eeda7b1e82a9e30331f5f51095891d6

CPL English Conference a resounding success 2014

http://education.nswtf.org.au/may-19-2014/features-2/cpl-english-conference-resounding-success#%2EU3aZcq2SyKQ

The Australian 2008

"Curriculum Cordiality in the air”

http://blogs.theaustralian.news.com.au/lukeslattery/index.php/theaustralian/comments/curriculum_cordiality_in_the_air/

University World News 2008

"AUSTRALIA: Humanities face global crisis"

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20080214155946443

The Weekend Australian 2008

"Ideology be damned, just surrender to beauty"

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/ideology-be-damned-just-surrender-to-beauty/story-e6frgclx-1111115622325

SMH 2006

"Teachers motivated by passion, not money"

http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/teachers-motivated-by-passion-not-money/2006/08/28/1156617275303.html

SMH 2007

"English exam starts war of words over marking"

http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/english-exam-starts-war-of-words-over-marking/2007/12/20/1197740472526.html

Y this Generation is ready to teach our children2007

http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=1599

University takes back top English post2006

http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=1276

SMH 2005

Lessons must be learnt if we are to keep teachers

http://www.petermartin.com.au/2005_01_01_archive.html

SMH 2006

'Teenagers and Reading'

http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/kids-all-they-do-is-sit-around-and-read/2006/07/15/1152637917551.html

Other

Manuel, J., Carter, D., Dutton, J., Semler, L., & O’Sullivan, K-A. (2017). Submission to the Board of Studies and Educational Standards Consultation on English Stage 6, Sydney, (42 pp.).

Manuel, J., Brock, P., Arnold, R., & Carter, D. (2009). Submission to the Consultation on the National Curriculum: English, Canberra, (14 pp.).

Manuel, J. (2005). Submission to the National Inquiry into the Teaching of Literacy, (51 pp.).

Manuel, J. (2003). Response to the Framing Paper for English. Submission to the National Curriculum Board, Canberra, (23 pp.).

Manuel, J. (2001). Submission to the NSW Board of Studies Review of the Stage 4-5 English Syllabus, (12 pp.).

Manuel, J. (2000). Submission to The Review of Teacher Education in NSW: The Ramsey Review, (20 pp.).

Manuel, J. (1998). Submission to the NSW Board of Studies Draft English Stage 6 Consultation, (16 pp.).

Sydney Story Factory: Workshop Program Evaluation Summary

Additional Articles and Book Chapters

Manuel, J. (2007). English as a Contested Area.Directions in Education, 18(18), 4-7.

Manuel, J. (2004). Connecting Voices: Effective Engagement and Pedagogy in Oral English. In W. Sawyer & E. Gold (eds.),Reviewing English (pp. 142-158). Melbourne: Phoenix Education.

Manuel, J. (2003). What's Happening to Our Beginning Teachers?Education, Journal of the NSW Teachers Federation, 84(4), 4-8.

Manuel, J. (2003). Have we mistaken the symptom for the problem? Early career teacher retention and attrition.Curriculum Leadership, 24(1), 2-5.

Manuel, J. (2002). A Teacher of Excellence: Experiences of Beginning Teachers.Education Links, 65, 32-36.

Manuel, J. (2002). Making its Debut: What English Teachers Think of the New Higher School Certificate English Syllabus in NSW.English in Australia, 134, 67-77.

Manuel, J. (1998). Re-Viewing Talking and Listening in the Secondary English Curriculum. In W. Sawyer, K. Watson & E. Gold (eds.),Re-Viewing English (pp. 264-276).Sydney: St Clair Press.

Manuel, J. (1998). Higher School Certificate Storm.Education Alternatives, 7(66), 5.

Manuel, J. (1998). Multi-Campus High School Initiative; Lion in Nile's Sights; Innovative Pathways for Post-Compulsory Students.Education Alternatives,7(67), 5.

Manuel, J. (1998). 150 years of Public Education in NSW; Curriculum Developments in NSW HSC.Education Alternatives, 7(68), 5.

Manuel, J. (1998). Teaching Standards Board.Education Alternatives,7(69), 5.

Manuel, J. (1998). NSW Country HSC Marking Centres.Education Alternatives,7(68), 5.

Manuel, J. (1996). Strategies for curriculum diversity and decentralisation, professional autonomy and quality outcomes: the experience of post-compulsory English education in Australia. In B. Raban-Bisby (ed.),Developing Language and Literacy, (pp. 115-131). Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom: Trentham Books.

Manuel, J. (1996). 'We are the women who mourn our dead': Australian civilian women's poetic responses to the First World War.Journal of the Australian War Memorial, 29, 32-39.

Additional Conference Papers and Proceedings

Manuel, J., & Carter, D. (2019). Prescription and performance: A case study of the regulatory role of prescribed reading lists and external examinations in senior secondary English in Australia. British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 10-12 September.

Manuel, J., Goodwyn, A., McLean-Davies, L., Sawyer, W. Carter, D., & Dutton, J. (2019). Complex continuities of influence: Exploring the legacy of Newbolt for 21st century conceptualisations of English in England and Australia. British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 10-12 September.

Manuel, J., & Carter, D. (2019). Negotiating 'conflicts and compromises': A case study of a recent process of English curriculum reform in Australia. British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 10-12 September.

Manuel, J. (2019). Parental involvement and children’s academic development: Understandings from research. Global Forum on Parenting, Gifted Parents, New York University, New York, 27-28 July.

Manuel, J. (2019). Enlivening English in the senior years. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 15 May.

Manuel, J. (2019). Enlivening English in the senior years. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 22 March.

Manuel, J. (2019). Building the Reading-Writing Cycle for Creativity, Critical Thinking and Enjoyment. Keynote presentation, ACT Association of English Teachers, Canberra, 14 March.

Manuel, J., Carter, D., & Dutton, J. (2019). Prescription, pedagogy and performance: Examining Shakespeare in the secondary school English curriculum. Shakespeare FuturEd International Conference, Sydney, 1-2 February.

Manuel, J., & Dutton, J. (2018). The artistry of ‘becoming’: Inquiry and arts-based pedagogy in pre-service secondary English teacher education. Australian Association for the Teaching of English, AATE /Australian Literacy Educators’ ALEA National Conference, The Art of English, Perth, 10 July.

Manuel, J., Carter, D., & Dutton, J. (2018). Resilience, resistance and regulation: Australian English teachers’ perspectives on the quality of their professional lives. International Federation for the Teaching of English Conference, Birmingham, UK, 22-24 June.

Dutton, J., & Manuel, J. (2018). ‘Now but not yetness’: Portraits of secondary English teachers in the making. International Federation for the Teaching of English Conference, Birmingham, UK, 22-24 June.

Manuel, J., Carter, D., & Dutton, J. (2018). ‘Teaching is a Sisyphean task at times’: Australian English teachers’ perspectives on their working lives. British Educational Research Association Special Interest Group Symposium, University of Bedfordshire, UK, 21 June.

Manuel, J. (2018). HSC English through the looking glass. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 21 March.

Manuel, J. (2018). HSC English through the looking glass. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 7 May.

Manuel, J. (2017). Nurturing creativity in adolescents. Gifted Parents International Webinar.

Manuel, J. (2017). Awakening Year 11 and Revitalising Year 12 English. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 20 March.

Manuel, J. (2017). Awakening Year 11 and Revitalising Year 12 English. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 12 May.

Manuel, J. (2016). Enlivening Shakespeare teaching: A pedagogy of empathic intelligence. Panel with L. Semler, C. Hansen, & L. Brady, Dreaming of new educational spaces. British Shakespeare Association Conference, University of Hull, UK, 8-11 September.

Semler, L., Manuel, J., Hansen, C., & Brady, L. (2016). Transforming Shakespeare Education within institutional and curriculum structures. British Shakespeare Association Conference, University of Hull, UK, 8-11 September.

Semler, L., Hansen, C., Manuel, J., & Gay, P. (2016). Shakespeare and Education Collaborative Projects Roundtable. King’s College London, UK, 13 September.

Manuel, J. (2016). ‘Freshen Up. Simplify. Look Again’: Teaching to inspire creative, curious and critical minds. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 12 August.

Manuel, J., Goodwyn, A., Locke, T., & Carter, D. (2015). International Federation for the Teaching of English Conference IFTE, New York, 7-11 July.

Manuel, J. (2015). Australian women’s poetry of World War I. National Library of Australia. 21 June.

Manuel, J. (2015). Re-reading Romanticism in the secondary English curriculum. Romantic Studies Association of Australasia, International Conference, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 23–25 July.

Manuel, J. (2015). Make it real! Teaching Shakespeare, poetry and drama with purpose and passion. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 27 March.

Manuel, J. (2015). “We read to know we’re not alone”: Enabling and nurturing our students’ reading lives. Keynote Address, Queensland English Teachers Association, Brisbane, March.

Manuel, J., Smith, D., & Mortimer, A. (2014). Creativity and creative writing: The Sydney Story Factory. Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference, Brisbane, December.

Manuel, J. (2014). Exploring texts and contexts, enriching practice and reigniting excitement in HSC English. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, 28 March.

Manuel, J., & Carter, D. (2013). Symposium on HSC English Examinations. University of Sydney, Sydney, March.

Manuel, J. (2013). Exploring the new 7-10 NSW English Syllabus. Centre for Professional Learning NSW Teachers Federation Annual English Conference, Sydney, April.

Manuel, J. (2012). Reconnecting with the story of teenagers' reading lives. Invited Keynote Address. Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) National Conference, Sydney.

Manuel, J. (2012). Panel on Censorship in English. Invited Expert Panelist.Australian Association for the Teaching of English, AATE National Conference, Sydney, 3-6 July.

Manuel, J. (2011). Integrating arts-informed inquiry in secondary teacher education. Symposium with R. Ewing & R. Gibson, NAPAR Conference, Arizona, USA, 21-23 January.

Manuel, J. (2011). Investigating new teacher motivation, expectations and professional identity: Research findings of a study with pre-service secondary teacher education students. British Educational Research Association Conference, BERA, University of London, London, UK, September.

Manuel, J. (2011). Teenagers and Reading: Promoting Transformative Pedagogy. International Federation for the Teaching of English Conference IFTE Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, July.

Manuel, J. (2009). Teenagers and Reading: Exploring the significance and place of books in adolescents’ lives.Seventh International Conference on the Book, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, October 16-18.

Manuel, J. (2008). Reflections on the Future of English Studies.Proceedings of the Colloquium on the Future of Secondary School English Studies, University of Sydney, February 18.

Manuel, J. (2008). Authentic assessment for optimal learning: Two case studies.Asia Pacific Educational Research Conference, Singapore, November 27-29.

Manuel, J. (2008). Engaging the imagination and creativity for holistic teaching and learning in subject English.Asia Pacific Educational Research Conference, Singapore, November 27-29.

Manuel, J., Carter, D., Hughes, J., Anderson, M., & Murphy, T. (2008). The place of Australian literature in secondary English education.Austlit in a Global, World 30th Anniversary conference of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, University of Wollongong, June 29 – July 2.

Manuel, J. (2008). Teacher Motivation, Recruitment and Retention: Research Findings and Implications for School Leadership. Invited Keynote Paper. Primary Principals' Council Conference, February 20.

Manuel, J. (2007). Lovers and Dreamers: Understanding the Motivation to Teach English.Communities and Change, Research Innovations in Arts, English and Literacy Education,Proceedings ofAELE Symposium, October, 24.

Manuel, J., & Hughes, J. (2007). Investigating the motivation to teach: Implications for initial teacher education, recruitment, retention and professional development.Contested Qualities of Educational Research, EERA Conference, University of Ghent, Belgium, September 19-21.

Manuel, J., & Dutton, J. (2007). Investigating the impact of pre-service English teachers' motivations, beliefs, and attitudes on their professional development in initial teacher education.Contested Qualities of Educational Research, EERA Conference, University of Ghent, Belgium, September 19-21.

Manuel, J. (2006). Everything but the text?: Drama and the Teaching of Fiction and Non-Fiction.Drama and English Teaching, Proceedings of AELE International Conference, Sydney, October 26-27.

Ewing, R. & Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining Quality Teachers in the Profession: Beginning Teachers Tell Their Stories.International Study Association for Teachers and Teaching, ISATT Conference: Challenges for the Profession: Perspectives and Directions for Teachers, Teaching and Teacher Education,ACU, Sydney, July 2-6.

Ewing, R. & Manuel, J. (2005). The Experiences of Early Career Teachers: A Research Perspective. Invited Keynote Address.NSW DET Beginning Teacher District Consultants Conference, Sydney, March 17.

Manuel, J. (2005). Teenagers, Imaginative Literature, and Learning: Exploring the Place and Significance of 'the Book' in Adolescent Experience. 3rd International Conference on Imagination and Education, Engaging the Imagination in Teaching and Learning, Vancouver, July.

Ewing, R. & Manuel, J. (2005). Early Career Teacher Retention and Attrition: Identifying the Factors that Influence Why Teachers Stay and Why they Leave. Invited Keynote Address.NSW DET Collegial Support for Early Career Teachers Conference, Sydney, June 9-10.

Ewing, R., Smith, D. & Manuel, J. (2004). Retaining Quality Teachers in the Profession.Making Spaces: Regenerating the Profession, ATEA Conference, Bathurst, July 14.

Manuel, J. (2004). Real beginnings: Why people choose to teach English, why they stay and why they leave.Get Real, AATE Annual Conference, Sydney, July.

Manuel, J. (2003). Retaining Beginning Teachers: Investigating Issues of Teacher Supply and Attrition.British Educational Research Association Conference, BERA 2003, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, Sept.

Manuel, J. (2003). Adolescents' Reading: What's Making the Difference?British Educational Research Association Conference, BERA 2003, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, Sept.

Manuel, J. & Brindley, S. (2003). English Teachers in the Making: What Motivates and Keeps New Teachers in the Profession?British Educational Research Association Conference, BERA 2003, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, Sept.

Manuel, J. & Hughes, J. (2003). Choosing to Teach: Career Motivations and Aspirations of Beginning Teachers.Collaborative, Comparative Studies: Why Internationalise?, University of Sydney, June 23-24.

Manuel, J. (2003). Australian adolescents' reading choices: the implications for English teachers and classroom practice. IFTE International Conference, Melbourne, July 14-18.

Manuel, J. (2003). Emerging as an English teacher: exploring the development of professional identity during the early career phase of new teachers.IFTE International Conference, Melbourne, July 14-18.

Manuel, J. (2002). Peer mentoring as a professional development strategy for initial teacher education students. University of Sydney and University of Waikato Education Symposium, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, December.

Manuel, J. (2002). Addressing the Needs of Adolescents Experiencing Difficulties with Reading. Invited Plenary Address to theJoint Training Conference of New South Wales Department of Education and Training Literacy and Linkages Consultants, Sydney, March.

Manuel, J. (2002). On Becoming an English Teacher: Addressing Critical Issues in the Preparation, Professional Development, and Retention of Quality English Teachers.European Educational Research Association, EERA Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, September.

Manuel, J. (2002). The Role of Parents in the Literacy Development of Adolescents. Invited Keynote Address.3rd International Congress on Adolescence, Tijuana, Mexico, April.

Manuel, J. (2002). Optimising Adolescents' Experience of Literary and Literacy Education: Some Australian Models. Invited Keynote Address.3rd International Congress on Adolescence, Monterrey, Mexico, April.

Manuel, J. (2002). Their Brilliant Careers: The Experiences of Beginning Teachers in New South Wales Secondary Schools.Challenging Futures Conference,University of New England, Armidale, February.

Manuel, J. (2001). Teachers Decide: Evaluations and Perceptions of the New Stage 6 Higher School Certificate English Course.English Teachers' Association Annual Conference, Sydney, December.

Manuel, J. (2001). The Experiences of Beginning and Early Career Secondary School Teachers in NSW, Australia: 2 Case Studies.British Educational Research Association Conference, Leeds, United Kingdom, September.

Manuel, J. (2001). Teacher Perceptions of the New Stage 6 Higher School Certificate English Course.AATE/ALEA Annual Conference Leading Literate Lives, Hobart, July.

Manuel, J. (2001). Strategies for Enhancing Literacy Outcomes for Adolescent Boys: Australian Policy and Practice. Invited Keynote Address,Second International Congress on Adolescence, Monterrey, Mexico, June.

Manuel, J. (2000). Transforming the Nature of English Studies for Secondary Education in Australia.British Educational Research Association Conference,University of Cardiff, United Kingdom, September.

Manuel, J. (1998). The beginning teacher's experience of language and literacy educational theory, policy and practice and its implications for the future of the English teaching profession.Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) & the Association for Language Education in Australia (ALEA) International Conference, Canberra, July.

Manuel, J. (1997). Reforming the English Curriculum in Secondary Education.British Educational Research AssociationConference, University of York, United Kingdom, September.

Manuel, J. (1994). Islands, Shores and Bridges: Teaching English in Contemporary Australian Settings. 31st Annual Conference, United Kingdom Reading Association: Developing Language and Literacy Conference, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, July.

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2011

  • Better Strangers: Creativity and Complexity in Literature and Drama Learning; Semler L, Christie W, Gay P, Flaherty K, Manuel J, Hansen C, Brady L; Barker College/Research Support.

2005

  • Early Career Teachers; Anderson J, Anderson M, Gibson R, Ewing R, Manuel J; NSW Department of Education and Training (NSWDET)/Research Grant.

2004

  • Evaluation of Australian Government Quality Teaching Action Learning for School Teams.; Ewing R, Smith D, Anderson M, Gibson R, Manuel J; Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)/Research Grants.

2003

  • The Australian Adolescents Reading Choices Project; Manuel J; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Newly Appointed Staff (NAS).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Brock, P., Manuel, J. (1992). Doing English for the HSC: A comprehensive companion for texts & topics in all four courses (1992 edition). Armidale, N.S.W.: Chrysalis Communications.
  • Brock, P., Manuel, J. (1991). Doing English for the HSC. 1991 supplement. Armidale, N.S.W.: Chrysalis Communications.
  • Brock, P., Manuel, J. (1990). Doing English for the HSC. 1990 supplement. Armidale, N.S.W.: Chrysalis Communications.
  • Brock, P., Manuel, J. (1989). Doing English for the HSC: A comprehensive companion for texts & topics in all four courses. Canberra: Chrysalis Communications.

Edited Books

  • Manuel, J., Brindley, S. (2012). Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices. Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Brock, P., Carter, D., Sawyer, W. (2009). Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education. Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2009). The English Teacher's Handbook A to Z. Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Anderson, M., Hughes, J., Manuel, J. (2008). Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Manuel, J., Dutton, J. (2019). Teachers in the "process of becoming": The role of pre-service teachers' narratives in developing critical reflective practice. In S. Robinson & V. Knight (Eds.), Handbook of research on critical thinking and teacher education pedagogy, (pp. 15-38). Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2019). The status and relevance of the Growth model for a new generation of English teachers in New South Wales, Australia. In A. Goodwyn, C. Durrant, W. Sawyer, L. Scherff & D. Zancanella (Eds.), The future of English teaching worldwide: Celebrating 50 years from the Dartmouth Conference, (pp. 133-145). Oxon: Routledge.
  • Carter, D., Manuel, J. (2018). Early-career English teachers' perspectives on teaching literature in secondary schools. In A. Goodwyn, C. Durrant, L. Reid, L. Scherff (Eds.), International perspectives on the teaching of literature in schools: Global principles and practices, (pp. 88-99). Oxon: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2017). Inscribing culture: The history of prescribed text lists in senior secondary English in NSW, 1945-1964. In T. Dolin, J. Jones, P. Dowsett (Eds.), Required reading: Literature in Australian schools since 1945, (pp. 78-105). Melbourne: Monash University Press.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2017). Provenance and transformation: The history of prescribed text lists in senior secondary English in NSW, 1965-2005. In T. Dolin, J. Jones, P. Dowsett (Eds.), Required reading: Literature in Australian schools since 1945, (pp. 106-136). Melbourne: Monash University Press.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J., Mortimer, A. (2015). Imaginative children's literature, educational drama and creative writing. In Jan Turbill, Georgina Barton, Cynthia Brock (Eds.), Teaching Writing in Today's Classrooms: Looking Back to Look Forward, (pp. 107-122). Norwood, South Australia: Australian Literacy Educators' Association.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Practical strategies for engaging teenagers in reading. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 272-284). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Reading lives: Teenagers' reading practices and preferences. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 12-37). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading 1: Factors influencing reading (under)achievement. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 229-254). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading 2: Creating creative reading spaces. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 255-271). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading: literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 1-4). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Broughton, M. (2012). What we know about teenagers and reading: A survey of research findings. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 82-110). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Brock, P., Sawyer, W., Carter, D. (2009). "What is within becomes what is around": Imagination, innovation, creativity. In Jacqueline Manuel, Paul Brock, Don Carter, Wayne Sawyer (Eds.), Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education, (pp. 7-12). Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (2009). Talking and Listening for Learning in English. In W. Sawyer, S. Gannon and M. Howie (Eds.), Charged with Meaning: Re-viewing English, (pp. 185-196). Putney, NSW: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (2009). The Best Moments: Adolescents' Reading Practices and Preferences. In Jacqueline Manuel, Paul Brock, Don Carter, Wayne Sawyer (Eds.), Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education, (pp. 99-122). Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J., Anderson, M. (2008). Assessing Drama in English: A Framework for Practice. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 213-223). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J., Anderson, M., Arnold, R. (2008). Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 1-12). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2008). Invigorating the teaching of fiction through drama. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 32-49). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2004). Connecting Voices: Effective Engagement And Pedagogy In Oral English. In Sawyer, W. & Gold, E. (Eds.), Reviewing English in the 21st Century, (pp. 73-85). Melbourne: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (1998). Re-viewing talking and listening in the secondary English curriculum. In W. Sawyer, K. Watson & E. Gold (Eds.), Re-viewing English, (pp. 264-276). Sydney: St Clair Press.
  • Manuel, J. (1996). Strategies for curriculum diversity and decentralisation, professional autonomy and quality outcomes: The experience of post-compulsory English education in the Australian Capital Territory. In B. Raban-Bisby (Eds.), Developing language and literacy in the English national curriculum, (pp. 115-131). Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire: Trentham Books/UKRA.

Journals

  • Manuel, J., Carter, D., Dutton, J. (2018). 'As much as I love being in the classroom..': Understanding secondary English teachers' workload. English in Australia, 53(3), 5-22.
  • Carter, D., Manuel, J., Dutton, J. (2018). How do secondary school English teachers score NAPLAN?: A snapshot of English teachers' views. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 41(3), 144-154.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2017). Continuities of influence: A critical analysis of subject English in the New South Wales' secondary school curriculum of 1911. History of Education Review, 46(1), 72-94. [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Goodwyn, A., Zancanella, D. (2016). English through the looking glass, retrospect and prospect: Global perspectives and common ground (editorial). English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 15(1), 2-6. [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2016). Sustaining hope and possibility: Early-career English teachers' perspectives on their first years of teaching. English in Australia, 51(1), 91-103.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2016). Teaching writing in secondary English: Approaches to building confidence, enjoyment and achievement. Journal of Professional Learning (JPL), Sem 1, 2016. [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Brock, S., Brock, A. (2016). Why English teachers matter: Some reflections on the life of Dr Paul Brock AM. English in Australia, 52(1), 83-91.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2015). Current and historical perspectives on Australian teenagers' reading practices and preferences. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 38(2), 115-128.
  • Manuel, J., Petrosky, T., Dymoke, S. (2013). Arts poetica and the 21st-century English/literacy classroom (Editorial). English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 12(1), 1-5.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). In praise of reading: a vignette of teenagers' reading lives. Metaphor, 2012 (3), 4-10.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and Reading: Factors that shape the quality of teenagers' reading lives. English in Australia, 47(2), 45-57.
  • Manuel, J. (2007). English as a contested area. Directions in Education, 18(18), 4-7.
  • Broughton, M., Manuel, J. (2007). What do Australian boys think about reading? Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 15(1), 9-16.
  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J. (2006). 'It has always been my dream': exploring pre-service teachers' motivations for choosing to teach. Teacher Development, 10(1), 5-24.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining quality early career teachers in the profession: new teacher narratives. Change: Transformations in Education, 8(1), 1-16.
  • Manuel, J., Brindley, S. (2005). The call to teach: Identifying pre-service teachers motivations, expectations and key experiences during initial teacher education in Australia and the United Kingdom. English in Australia, 144, 38-49.
  • Manuel, J., Brock, P. (2003). "W(h)ither the place of literature?" Two momentous reforms in the NSW senior secondary English curriculum. English in Australia, 136, 15-26.
  • Manuel, J. (2003). 'Such are the ambitions of youth': exploring issues of retention and attrition of early career teachers in New South Wales. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 31(2), 139-151.
  • Manuel, J. (2003). Have we 'mistaken the symptom for the problem'?: Exploring issues of early career teacher retention and attrition. Curriculum & Leadership Journal: An electronic journal for leaders in education, 1(24). [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Robinson, D. (2003). Teenage boys, teenage girls and books: Re-viewing come assumptions about gender and adolescents' reading practices. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2(2), 66-77.
  • Manuel, J. (2003). What's happening to our beginning teachers? Education: Journal of the N.S.W. Public School Teachers Federation, 84(4), 4-8.
  • Manuel, J. (2002). 'A teacher of excellence': experiences of beginning teachers. Education Links, , 32-36.
  • Manuel, J. (2002). Making its debut: What teachers think of the new High School Certificate English Syllabus in New South Wales. English in Australia, (134), 67-77.
  • Manuel, J., Robinson, D. (2002). What are teenagers reading? The findings of a survey of teenagers' reading choices and the implications of these for English teachers' classroom practice. English in Australia, (135), 68-78.
  • Manuel, J. (1998). Higher School Certificate storm. Education Alternatives, 7:6(66), 5.
  • Manuel, J. (1998). NSW country HSC marking centres. Education Alternatives, 7(68), 5.
  • Manuel, J. (1998). Teaching Standards Board. Education Alternatives, 7:9(69), 5.
  • Manuel, J. (1996). "We are the women who mourn our dead": Australian civilian women's poetic responses to the First World War. Journal of the Australian War Memorial, 29, 32-39. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Manuel, J. (2013). Fostering students' creativity and imagination: implementing the new English 7-10 Syllabus (Keynote Address). AIS English Teachers' Conference.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2013). HSC English exams unpacked (Symposium course). Erudio Education - English Symposium.
  • Manuel, J. (2013). Reimagining the 21st century reading classroom (Keynote Address). Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English/ALEA State Conference, Launceston, Tasmania.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Reconnecting with the story of teenagers' reading lives (guest speaker presentation). Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) National Conference 2012.
  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J. (2005). Balancing great expectations: Exploring the ways in which university teacher education programs address the needs and aspirations of prospective teachers. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining quality teachers in the profession. 12th International Study Association on Teachers & Teaching 2005. International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching.

Report

  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J., Brunker, N. (2006). Early career teacher/Teacher mentor stories.
  • Ewing, R., Smith, D., Anderson, M., Gibson, R., Manuel, J. (2004). Teachers as Learners. Australian Government Quality Teacher Program (AGQTP) Action Learning for School Teams. Project Evaluation Report. [More Information]

Other

  • Manuel, J., Sherlock, J., McPherson, D. (2013), Reconnecting with the excitement of English (Centre for Professional Learning course held 6 April 2013, Sydney).

2019

  • Manuel, J., Dutton, J. (2019). Teachers in the "process of becoming": The role of pre-service teachers' narratives in developing critical reflective practice. In S. Robinson & V. Knight (Eds.), Handbook of research on critical thinking and teacher education pedagogy, (pp. 15-38). Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2019). The status and relevance of the Growth model for a new generation of English teachers in New South Wales, Australia. In A. Goodwyn, C. Durrant, W. Sawyer, L. Scherff & D. Zancanella (Eds.), The future of English teaching worldwide: Celebrating 50 years from the Dartmouth Conference, (pp. 133-145). Oxon: Routledge.

2018

  • Manuel, J., Carter, D., Dutton, J. (2018). 'As much as I love being in the classroom..': Understanding secondary English teachers' workload. English in Australia, 53(3), 5-22.
  • Carter, D., Manuel, J. (2018). Early-career English teachers' perspectives on teaching literature in secondary schools. In A. Goodwyn, C. Durrant, L. Reid, L. Scherff (Eds.), International perspectives on the teaching of literature in schools: Global principles and practices, (pp. 88-99). Oxon: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Carter, D., Manuel, J., Dutton, J. (2018). How do secondary school English teachers score NAPLAN?: A snapshot of English teachers' views. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 41(3), 144-154.

2017

  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2017). Continuities of influence: A critical analysis of subject English in the New South Wales' secondary school curriculum of 1911. History of Education Review, 46(1), 72-94. [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2017). Inscribing culture: The history of prescribed text lists in senior secondary English in NSW, 1945-1964. In T. Dolin, J. Jones, P. Dowsett (Eds.), Required reading: Literature in Australian schools since 1945, (pp. 78-105). Melbourne: Monash University Press.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2017). Provenance and transformation: The history of prescribed text lists in senior secondary English in NSW, 1965-2005. In T. Dolin, J. Jones, P. Dowsett (Eds.), Required reading: Literature in Australian schools since 1945, (pp. 106-136). Melbourne: Monash University Press.

2016

  • Manuel, J., Goodwyn, A., Zancanella, D. (2016). English through the looking glass, retrospect and prospect: Global perspectives and common ground (editorial). English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 15(1), 2-6. [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2016). Sustaining hope and possibility: Early-career English teachers' perspectives on their first years of teaching. English in Australia, 51(1), 91-103.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2016). Teaching writing in secondary English: Approaches to building confidence, enjoyment and achievement. Journal of Professional Learning (JPL), Sem 1, 2016. [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Brock, S., Brock, A. (2016). Why English teachers matter: Some reflections on the life of Dr Paul Brock AM. English in Australia, 52(1), 83-91.

2015

  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2015). Current and historical perspectives on Australian teenagers' reading practices and preferences. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 38(2), 115-128.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J., Mortimer, A. (2015). Imaginative children's literature, educational drama and creative writing. In Jan Turbill, Georgina Barton, Cynthia Brock (Eds.), Teaching Writing in Today's Classrooms: Looking Back to Look Forward, (pp. 107-122). Norwood, South Australia: Australian Literacy Educators' Association.

2013

  • Manuel, J., Petrosky, T., Dymoke, S. (2013). Arts poetica and the 21st-century English/literacy classroom (Editorial). English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 12(1), 1-5.
  • Manuel, J. (2013). Fostering students' creativity and imagination: implementing the new English 7-10 Syllabus (Keynote Address). AIS English Teachers' Conference.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2013). HSC English exams unpacked (Symposium course). Erudio Education - English Symposium.
  • Manuel, J., Sherlock, J., McPherson, D. (2013), Reconnecting with the excitement of English (Centre for Professional Learning course held 6 April 2013, Sydney).
  • Manuel, J. (2013). Reimagining the 21st century reading classroom (Keynote Address). Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English/ALEA State Conference, Launceston, Tasmania.

2012

  • Manuel, J. (2012). In praise of reading: a vignette of teenagers' reading lives. Metaphor, 2012 (3), 4-10.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Practical strategies for engaging teenagers in reading. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 272-284). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Reading lives: Teenagers' reading practices and preferences. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 12-37). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Reconnecting with the story of teenagers' reading lives (guest speaker presentation). Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) National Conference 2012.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading 1: Factors influencing reading (under)achievement. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 229-254). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading 2: Creating creative reading spaces. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 255-271). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and Reading: Factors that shape the quality of teenagers' reading lives. English in Australia, 47(2), 45-57.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading: literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 1-4). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Brindley, S. (2012). Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices. Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Broughton, M. (2012). What we know about teenagers and reading: A survey of research findings. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 82-110). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.

2009

  • Manuel, J., Brock, P., Sawyer, W., Carter, D. (2009). "What is within becomes what is around": Imagination, innovation, creativity. In Jacqueline Manuel, Paul Brock, Don Carter, Wayne Sawyer (Eds.), Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education, (pp. 7-12). Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J., Brock, P., Carter, D., Sawyer, W. (2009). Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education. Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (2009). Talking and Listening for Learning in English. In W. Sawyer, S. Gannon and M. Howie (Eds.), Charged with Meaning: Re-viewing English, (pp. 185-196). Putney, NSW: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (2009). The Best Moments: Adolescents' Reading Practices and Preferences. In Jacqueline Manuel, Paul Brock, Don Carter, Wayne Sawyer (Eds.), Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education, (pp. 99-122). Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2009). The English Teacher's Handbook A to Z. Australia: Phoenix Education.

2008

  • Manuel, J., Anderson, M. (2008). Assessing Drama in English: A Framework for Practice. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 213-223). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Anderson, M., Hughes, J., Manuel, J. (2008). Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J., Anderson, M., Arnold, R. (2008). Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 1-12). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2008). Invigorating the teaching of fiction through drama. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 32-49). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

2007

  • Manuel, J. (2007). English as a contested area. Directions in Education, 18(18), 4-7.
  • Broughton, M., Manuel, J. (2007). What do Australian boys think about reading? Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 15(1), 9-16.

2006

  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J. (2006). 'It has always been my dream': exploring pre-service teachers' motivations for choosing to teach. Teacher Development, 10(1), 5-24.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J., Brunker, N. (2006). Early career teacher/Teacher mentor stories.

2005

  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J. (2005). Balancing great expectations: Exploring the ways in which university teacher education programs address the needs and aspirations of prospective teachers. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining quality early career teachers in the profession: new teacher narratives. Change: Transformations in Education, 8(1), 1-16.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining quality teachers in the profession. 12th International Study Association on Teachers & Teaching 2005. International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching.
  • Manuel, J., Brindley, S. (2005). The call to teach: Identifying pre-service teachers motivations, expectations and key experiences during initial teacher education in Australia and the United Kingdom. English in Australia, 144, 38-49.

2004

  • Manuel, J. (2004). Connecting Voices: Effective Engagement And Pedagogy In Oral English. In Sawyer, W. & Gold, E. (Eds.), Reviewing English in the 21st Century, (pp. 73-85). Melbourne: Phoenix Education.
  • Ewing, R., Smith, D., Anderson, M., Gibson, R., Manuel, J. (2004). Teachers as Learners. Australian Government Quality Teacher Program (AGQTP) Action Learning for School Teams. Project Evaluation Report. [More Information]

2003

  • Manuel, J., Brock, P. (2003). "W(h)ither the place of literature?" Two momentous reforms in the NSW senior secondary English curriculum. English in Australia, 136, 15-26.
  • Manuel, J. (2003). 'Such are the ambitions of youth': exploring issues of retention and attrition of early career teachers in New South Wales. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 31(2), 139-151.
  • Manuel, J. (2003). Have we 'mistaken the symptom for the problem'?: Exploring issues of early career teacher retention and attrition. Curriculum & Leadership Journal: An electronic journal for leaders in education, 1(24). [More Information]
  • Manuel, J., Robinson, D. (2003). Teenage boys, teenage girls and books: Re-viewing come assumptions about gender and adolescents' reading practices. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2(2), 66-77.
  • Manuel, J. (2003). What's happening to our beginning teachers? Education: Journal of the N.S.W. Public School Teachers Federation, 84(4), 4-8.

2002

  • Manuel, J. (2002). 'A teacher of excellence': experiences of beginning teachers. Education Links, , 32-36.
  • Manuel, J. (2002). Making its debut: What teachers think of the new High School Certificate English Syllabus in New South Wales. English in Australia, (134), 67-77.
  • Manuel, J., Robinson, D. (2002). What are teenagers reading? The findings of a survey of teenagers' reading choices and the implications of these for English teachers' classroom practice. English in Australia, (135), 68-78.

1998

  • Manuel, J. (1998). Higher School Certificate storm. Education Alternatives, 7:6(66), 5.
  • Manuel, J. (1998). NSW country HSC marking centres. Education Alternatives, 7(68), 5.
  • Manuel, J. (1998). Re-viewing talking and listening in the secondary English curriculum. In W. Sawyer, K. Watson & E. Gold (Eds.), Re-viewing English, (pp. 264-276). Sydney: St Clair Press.
  • Manuel, J. (1998). Teaching Standards Board. Education Alternatives, 7:9(69), 5.

1996

  • Manuel, J. (1996). "We are the women who mourn our dead": Australian civilian women's poetic responses to the First World War. Journal of the Australian War Memorial, 29, 32-39. [More Information]
  • Manuel, J. (1996). Strategies for curriculum diversity and decentralisation, professional autonomy and quality outcomes: The experience of post-compulsory English education in the Australian Capital Territory. In B. Raban-Bisby (Eds.), Developing language and literacy in the English national curriculum, (pp. 115-131). Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire: Trentham Books/UKRA.

1992

  • Brock, P., Manuel, J. (1992). Doing English for the HSC: A comprehensive companion for texts & topics in all four courses (1992 edition). Armidale, N.S.W.: Chrysalis Communications.

1991

  • Brock, P., Manuel, J. (1991). Doing English for the HSC. 1991 supplement. Armidale, N.S.W.: Chrysalis Communications.

1990

  • Brock, P., Manuel, J. (1990). Doing English for the HSC. 1990 supplement. Armidale, N.S.W.: Chrysalis Communications.

1989

  • Brock, P., Manuel, J. (1989). Doing English for the HSC: A comprehensive companion for texts & topics in all four courses. Canberra: Chrysalis Communications.

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