A/Pr Joan Conway


NameA/Pr Joan Conway
Email Addressjoan.conway@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Professor (School Pedagogies)
QualificationsDipT Kelvin GroveCAE, BEd Kelvin GroveCAE, MEd Deakin, PhD USQ
DepartmentSchool of Education
AffiliationsInstitute for Resilient Regions
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4787-558X
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Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Associate ProfessorUniversity of Southern Queensland20172024
Senior LecturerUniversity of Southern Queensland20062016
Casual tutor and PhD candidateUniversity of Southern Queensland20032005
Curriculum & Professional Development Advisor /Adjunct tutorInternational Education Agency of Papua New Guinea / Southern Cross University19992002
various school leadership positionsPort Moresby International School, Papua New Guinea19851989

Expertise

educational leadership

school improvement

teacher leadership

school wide pedagogy

professional learning

Teaching

EDR8061

EDR8802

EDU8721

EDU8510

Fields of Research

  • 390102. Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
  • 390305. Professional education and training
  • 390307. Teacher education and professional development of educators
  • 390403. Educational administration, management and leadership

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Australian Council for Educational Leaders
Australian Assocation of Educational Research
International Congress of School Effectivenss and Improvement
DipT
Kelvin GroveCAE
1975
BEd
Kelvin GroveCAE
1981
MEd
Deakin
2002
PhD
USQ
2007

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Supporting prospective first-time adult students' mid-career professional learning through online higher educationPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2024
Large Organisational Systems Theory and their Blueprints - A Case StudyAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Establishing a systematic approach to enhance curriculum coherence from birth to eight years.Principal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Facilitation of an inclusive informal Professional Development (PD) discussion group: A Case Study of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) EducatorsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Leadership for governance of Catholic SchoolPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Organisational Culture and its Influence on The Retention of Talented employees in UAE Government SectorAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2020
International Education in a Local Context  Associate SupervisorDoctoral2020
Leading learning of staff to address enhancing the quality of teaching and learning of mathematics in the middle years.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2018
What emerges as an effective high impact pre-appointment principal preparation program for the Australian context?Associate SupervisorDoctoral2017

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
How well do school leadership theories created in other cultures translate to the context of secondary education in Brunei Darussalam?Associate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Leading Cultural Change towards Inclusive Practice Development in an Australian Secondary SchoolPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Making the Call: An Exploration of Principal Decision-Making and Autonomy in a State School ContextPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Navigating global citizenship education: Activating an allosyncratic frameworkAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Online global collaborative educators and pedagogical changePrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2019
Developing constructively aligned learning-by-doing (LBD) model for 21st century education at HCT, UAEPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2019
An investigation into leadership development in selected multi-ethnic Baptist churchesAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2018
An investigation into the connection between middle level leadership and learning: Leading teachers to learn to self-assess their professional growth using the Australian Professional Standards for TeachersAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2018
Teachers' responses to school change: An investigation into the views and practices of teachers at four national secondary schools in Solomon IslandsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2017
When the sleeping giant awakes: The lived experiences of teacher leaders and implications for schools and education systemsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2016

An Exploration of Teachers Leading in Many Ways Across Varying School Contexts

Conway, Joan. 2023. "An Exploration of Teachers Leading in Many Ways Across Varying School Contexts." Leading and Managing. 29 (1), pp. ii-iv.

Moving teacher leaders to the front line of school improvement: Lessons learned by one Australian research and development team

Conway, Joan M. and Andrews, Dorothy. 2023. "Moving teacher leaders to the front line of school improvement: Lessons learned by one Australian research and development team." Webber, Charles F. (ed.) Teacher Leadership in International Contexts. Switzerland. Springer. pp. 301-309

Leading Queensland Primary Schools into the Future: Unleashing the Learner Potential to Enhance the Social, Economic, and Educational Benefits

Bauman, Cheryl, Conway, Joan and Andrews, Dorothy. 2022. Leading Queensland Primary Schools into the Future: Unleashing the Learner Potential to Enhance the Social, Economic, and Educational Benefits. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Parallel Leadership: A Leadership Approach for Organizational Alignment

Conway, Joan M. and Andrews, Dorothy. 2022. "Parallel Leadership: A Leadership Approach for Organizational Alignment." English, Fenwick (ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Educational Leadership and Management Discourse. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 1-20

Leading Queensland Primary Schools into the Future: Unleashing the Learner Potential to Enhance the Social, Economic, and Educational Benefits

McIlveen, Peter, Conway, Joan and Andrews, Dorothy. 2022. Leading Queensland Primary Schools into the Future: Unleashing the Learner Potential to Enhance the Social, Economic, and Educational Benefits. Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Exploring the concept of teacher leadership through a document analysis in the Australian context

Kahler-Viene, Nicole, Conway, Joan M. and Andrews, Dorothy. 2021. "Exploring the concept of teacher leadership through a document analysis in the Australian context." Research in Educational Administration and Leadership. 6 (1), pp. 200-239. https://doi.org/10.30828/real/2021.1.7

Sustaining school improvement: exploring internal and external factors that develop system-school alignment in selected CESA schools

Andrews, Dorothy, Conway, Joan and Johnson, Rebecca. 2020. Sustaining school improvement: exploring internal and external factors that develop system-school alignment in selected CESA schools. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Strengthening leadership for school improvement: understanding the impact of context, culture and collaboration in selected schools of the Sydney Catholic Schools Eastern Region

Conway, Joan and Andrews, Dorothy. 2019. Strengthening leadership for school improvement: understanding the impact of context, culture and collaboration in selected schools of the Sydney Catholic Schools Eastern Region. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Leadership for Ongoing Sustainability of Whole School Improvement

Andrews, Dorothy and Conway, Joan M.. 2020. "Leadership for Ongoing Sustainability of Whole School Improvement." Leading and Managing. 26 (1), pp. 6-15.

Inclusive schoolwide pedagogical principles: cultural indicators in action

Abawi, Lindy, Carter, Susan, Andrews, Dorothy and Conway, Joan. 2018. "Inclusive schoolwide pedagogical principles: cultural indicators in action." Bernad-Cavero, Olga and Llevot-Calvet, Nuria (ed.) New pedagogical challenges in the 21st century: contributions of research in education. United Kingdom. IntechOpen. pp. 33-55

Creating connections in teaching and learning

Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) 2011. Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing.

Effective cluster collaborations: transformation through school and university connections

Conway, Joan M. and Abawi, Lindy. 2011. "Effective cluster collaborations: transformation through school and university connections." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 165-176

Leadership of system-school alignment: leading actioning of schoolwide pedagogy (SWP) for school improvement

Andrews, Dorothy, Conway, Joan and Smith, Lyn. 2017. Leadership of system-school alignment: leading actioning of schoolwide pedagogy (SWP) for school improvement. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Cross-cultural stories of practice from school leaders

Conway, Joan M., Andrews, Dorothy, van Jaarsveld, Leentjie and Bauman, Cheryl. 2017. "Cross-cultural stories of practice from school leaders." Miller, Paul (ed.) Cultures of educational leadership: global and intercultural perspectives. London, UK. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 221-243

Leading with moral purpose: teacher leadership in action

Conway, Joan and Andrews, Dorothy. 2016. "Leading with moral purpose: teacher leadership in action." Johnson, Greer and Dempster, Neil (ed.) Leadership in diverse learning contexts. Switzerland. Springer. pp. 175-200

Sustainable leadership for sustainable school outcomes: focusing on the capacity building of school leadership

Conway, Joan M.. 2015. "Sustainable leadership for sustainable school outcomes: focusing on the capacity building of school leadership." Leading and Managing. 21 (2), pp. 29-45.

A school wide approach to leading pedagogical enhancement: an Australian perspective

Conway, Joan M. and Andrews, Dorothy. 2015. "A school wide approach to leading pedagogical enhancement: an Australian perspective." Journal of Educational Change. 17 (1), pp. 115-139. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10833-015-9258-0

Re-forming leadership at a whole-school level: teacher leaders and their principal invoking reaction within and beynd their school

Conway, Joan M.. 2014. "Re-forming leadership at a whole-school level: teacher leaders and their principal invoking reaction within and beynd their school." Journal of Educational Leadership Policy and Practice. 29 (2), pp. 32-46.

Creating enduring strength through commitment to schoolwide pedagogy

Conway, Joan M. and Abawi, Lindy. 2013. "Creating enduring strength through commitment to schoolwide pedagogy." Improving Schools. 16 (2), pp. 175-185. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365480213493714

Schoolwide pedagogy: vibrant new meaning for teachers and principals

Crowther, Frank, Andrews, Dorothy and Conway, Joan M.. 2013. Schoolwide pedagogy: vibrant new meaning for teachers and principals. Melbourne, Australia. Hawker Brownlow Education.

Meaning-filled metaphors enabling schools to create enhanced learning cultures

Abawi, Lindy and Conway, Joan M.. 2013. "Meaning-filled metaphors enabling schools to create enhanced learning cultures." Midgley, Warren, Trimmer, Karen and Davies, Andy (ed.) Metaphors for, in and of education research. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 189-206

Productive partnerships: cross-departmental connections in a tertiary context

Noble, Karen and Henderson, Robyn. 2011. "Productive partnerships: cross-departmental connections in a tertiary context." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 111-122

Exposing threads: creating connections in teaching and learning

Henderson, Robyn, Abawi, Lindy and Conway, Joan M.. 2011. "Exposing threads: creating connections in teaching and learning." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 1-14

Look who's listening: using the superaddressee for understanding connections in dialogue

Midgley, Warren. 2011. "Look who's listening: using the superaddressee for understanding connections in dialogue." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC. United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 153-163

I can see clearly now: teacher leaders invoking reaction

Petersen, Shauna and Conway, Joan M.. 2011. "I can see clearly now: teacher leaders invoking reaction." International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning. 6 (3), pp. 175-186. https://doi.org/10.5172/ijpl.2011.6.3.175

Bridging a discipline divide through the lens of community of inquiry

Redmond, Petrea and McDonald, Christine. 2011. "Bridging a discipline divide through the lens of community of inquiry." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 249-263

The fifth C-B dynamic: invoking reaction

Crowther, Frank, Conway, Joan and Petersen, Shauna. 2011. "The fifth C-B dynamic: invoking reaction." Crowther, Frank (ed.) From school improvement to sustained capacity: the parallel leadership pathway. Thousand Oaks, CA. United States. Corwin (Sage). pp. 113-136

Connecting learners in virtual space: forming learning communities

Brodie, Lyn and Gibbings, Peter. 2011. "Connecting learners in virtual space: forming learning communities." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 233-248

Juggling research with teaching: building capacity in a university research team

Baguley, Margaret and Geiblinger, Helmut. 2011. "Juggling research with teaching: building capacity in a university research team." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 191-206

Engaging students through student voice: negotiating pedagogy

Fraser, Ian. 2011. "Engaging students through student voice: negotiating pedagogy." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 59-69

Shared values connecting parents, teachers, and students

Casley, J. Anne. 2011. "Shared values connecting parents, teachers, and students." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 47-57

Curriculum connections: lessons from post-compulsory vocational education and training

Parry, Lindsay, Harreveld, R. E. (Bobby) and Danaher, P. A.. 2011. "Curriculum connections: lessons from post-compulsory vocational education and training." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 137-150

Inspire to connect a learning desire

McLennan, Brad and Peel, Karen. 2011. "Inspire to connect a learning desire." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC. United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 33-45

Linking the threads: creating clearer connections

Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn. 2011. "Linking the threads: creating clearer connections." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 283-299

Addressing offshore disconnections between Chinese and western business academics and students

Zhou, Joe Peng and Pedersen, Cec. 2011. "Addressing offshore disconnections between Chinese and western business academics and students." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 123-136

Preface

Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn. 2011. "Preface." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. xi-xii

Dancing on a shifting carpet: reinventing traditional schooling for the 21st century L. Degenhardt and P. Duignan

Conway, Joan. 2010. "Dancing on a shifting carpet: reinventing traditional schooling for the 21st century L. Degenhardt and P. Duignan." Leading and Managing. 16 (1), pp. 92-93.

Collective intelligence in schools: an exploration of teacher engagement in the making of significant new meaning

Conway, Joan Margaret. 2008. Collective intelligence in schools: an exploration of teacher engagement in the making of significant new meaning. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland.

Exploring elements for creating an online community of learners within a distance education course at the University of Southern Queensland

Danaher, Patrick Alan, Hickey, Andrew, Brown, Alice and Conway, Joan Margaret. 2007. "Exploring elements for creating an online community of learners within a distance education course at the University of Southern Queensland." Luppicini, Rocci J. (ed.) Online learning communities. Greenwich, CT. United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 219-240

Cocreation of knowledge: roles of coresearchers in research teams

Erwee, Ronel and Conway, Joan. 2006. "Cocreation of knowledge: roles of coresearchers in research teams." The Educational Forum. 70 (2), pp. 171-184.

Capacity building for sustainable school improvement: an Australian research study

Andrews, Dorothy, Crowther, Frank, Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan, Dawson, Mark, Lewis, Marian, Morgan, Allan, O'Neill, Shirley and Petersen, Shauna. 2011. Capacity building for sustainable school improvement: an Australian research study. Saarbrucken, Germany. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.

Enhancing relationships in doctoral student supervision: shibboleths, signifiers, and strategies

Danaher, P. A. and van Rensburg, Henriette. 2011. "Enhancing relationships in doctoral student supervision: shibboleths, signifiers, and strategies." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan Margaret and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC. United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 97-110

Building and sustaining capacity in your school - the COSMIC C-B model

Crowther, Frank, Abawi, Lindy, Andrews, Dorothy, Conway, Joan Margaret, Dawson, Mark, Lewis, Marian, Morgan, Allan Robert and Petersen, Shauna. 2010. Building and sustaining capacity in your school - the COSMIC C-B model. Penrith, Australia. Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL).

Collective intelligence in schools: an exploration of teacher engagement in the making of significant new meaning

Conway, Joan. 2009. Collective intelligence in schools: an exploration of teacher engagement in the making of significant new meaning. Saarbrucken, Germany. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.

School revitalisation: The IDEAS way

Andrews, Dorothy, Conway, Joan Margaret, Dawson, Mark, Lewis, Marian, McMaster, John, Morgan, Allan Robert and Starr, Helen. 2004. School revitalisation: The IDEAS way. Winmalee, NSW. Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL).