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Researcher: Hicks, DJE (Dr David Hicks)

Fields of Research

Primary education
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Sociology of education
Higher education
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Social change
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student engagement and teaching
Te matauranga Maori kaore ano kia whakaroputia i wahi ke (Maori education)
Continuing and community education
Early childhood education
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Learner and learning
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education engagement and attendance outcomes
Equity and access to education
Health education and promotion
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Structure, delivery and resourcing
Primary education
Other education and training
Teacher and instructor development
Pedagogy
Policies and development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'The workload was intense': what parents told us about remote learning
Culturally responsive education and its impact on the educational outcomes of Indigenous Australian children
Experiences of parents and caregivers supporting children while learning from home
Experiences of parents and caregivers supporting children while learning from home
Improving the outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students within Catholic Education Tasmania: literature review
Learning from home learning: crossing boundaries of place and identity; Geographical Research
Researching in the ‘Cultural Interface’: Working Between Non-indigenous and Indigenous Research Paradigms; Structuring the Thesis: Matching Method, Paradigm, Theories and Findings
Walking the walk: democratizing change in teacher education; Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Research Projects

Admission and success for low SES university students; Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE)
Improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Professional Learning (PL): Participant Perceptions and Evaluations (Wynyard High School)

Research Candidate Supervision