University and school research partnerships as a source of professional growth in regional communities

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Swabey, Karen, Muir, Tracey, Thomas, Damon, Emery, Sherridan and Edwards, Marie-Christina. (2022). University and school research partnerships as a source of professional growth in regional communities. The Australian Educational Researcher. 49(5), pp. 961-977. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13384-021-00477-1
AuthorsSwabey, Karen, Muir, Tracey, Thomas, Damon, Emery, Sherridan and Edwards, Marie-Christina
Abstract

There is increasing recognition of the importance of university and school research partnerships for developing approaches to supporting student learning and wellbeing. However, this is a relatively under-explored area of research particularly in regional community contexts. Drawing on data from a 3-year study of learning and wellbeing in low SES regional schools, this paper focusses on research partnerships between a regional university and three regional government schools in the Australian state of Tasmania. The three case studies presented consider the diverse ways that university and school partnerships can serve as catalysts for teachers’ professional experimentation within their classroom practice.

Keywordslow SES; wellbeing; regional school; personalised learning; school-university partnerships
Year2022
JournalThe Australian Educational Researcher
Journal citation49 (5), pp. 961-977
PublisherSpringer
ISSN0311-6999
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/s13384-021-00477-1
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85114183308
Page range961-977
FunderAustralian Research Council (ARC)
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Accepted18 Aug 2021
Deposited19 Jul 2023
ARC Funded ResearchThis output has been funded, wholly or partially, under the Australian Research Council Act 2001
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