student profile: Mr Paul Kidson

BA DipEd MEd (Hons 1) MACE MACEL FAIM GAICD


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Teaching and supervision

Tutor/casual lecturer (2016), EDSE 3082: Pedagogy and Professional Practice 2

Tutor/casual lecturer (2016), EDSE 4032: Craft Knowledge and Professional Practices 3

Thesis work

Thesis title: Principals' perspectives on leading IB schools in Australia

Supervisors: George ODHIAMBO , Rachel WILSON

Thesis abstract:

Australian schools which offer IB programmes provide leadership challenges for principals somewhat different to those experienced by principals of non-IB schools. This research is an exploration of these challenges from the perspective of principals and seeks to understand their experience of principal leadership in schools which offer IB programmes.

Awards and honours

Australian Postgraduate Award, 2016-2017

University of Sydney Alumni Scholarship 2016

Postgraduate representative, Faculty Research Committee, 2016

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Kidson, P. (2014). Governance. In J. Collier & K. Goodlet (Eds.), Teaching well: Insights for educators in Christian schools, (pp. 247-256). Barton, A.C.T.: Barton Books Pty Ltd.

Journals

  • Kidson, P., Odhiambo, G., Wilson, R. (2018). The International Baccalaureate in Australia: Trends and issues. Compare: a journal of comparative and international education, Online first. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Kidson, P. (2016). Leadership for international mindedness. National Conference of the Australian College of Educators (ACE) 2016, Victoria: Australian College of Educators.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Kidson, P. (2017). Building and sustaining positive collegial relationships. NEXUS: Inspiring Educational Practice, 1(10), 3-4.
  • Kidson, P. (2017). Inquiry-based approaches to leading school change. NEXUS: Inspiring Educational Practice, 2(1), 5-7.
  • Kidson, P. (2017). Smart strategic planning for a VUCA world. NEXUS: Inspiring Educational Practice, 2(4), 5-6.
  • Kidson, P. (2014). Thermodynamic leadership. Independence, 39(2), 40-42. [More Information]

2018

  • Kidson, P., Odhiambo, G., Wilson, R. (2018). The International Baccalaureate in Australia: Trends and issues. Compare: a journal of comparative and international education, Online first. [More Information]

2017

  • Kidson, P. (2017). Building and sustaining positive collegial relationships. NEXUS: Inspiring Educational Practice, 1(10), 3-4.
  • Kidson, P. (2017). Inquiry-based approaches to leading school change. NEXUS: Inspiring Educational Practice, 2(1), 5-7.
  • Kidson, P. (2017). Smart strategic planning for a VUCA world. NEXUS: Inspiring Educational Practice, 2(4), 5-6.

2016

  • Kidson, P. (2016). Leadership for international mindedness. National Conference of the Australian College of Educators (ACE) 2016, Victoria: Australian College of Educators.

2014

  • Kidson, P. (2014). Governance. In J. Collier & K. Goodlet (Eds.), Teaching well: Insights for educators in Christian schools, (pp. 247-256). Barton, A.C.T.: Barton Books Pty Ltd.
  • Kidson, P. (2014). Thermodynamic leadership. Independence, 39(2), 40-42. [More Information]

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