Prof Karen Trimmer


NameProf Karen Trimmer
Email Addresskaren.trimmer@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleProfessor (Educational Leadership)
QualificationsDipEd Nedlands CAE, BSc UWA, BEd Murdoch, GCertPubSectMgt Flinders, MEd(Hons) Murdoch, DBA Curtin
DepartmentSchool of Education
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6511-9043 (unauthenticated)
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DipEd
Nedlands CAE
1981
BSc
UWA
1981
BEd
Murdoch
1989
GCertPubSectMgt
Flinders
2002
MEd(Hons)
Murdoch
1997
DBA
Curtin
2011

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Creating an Indigenous Education Research Institute to close the gap in indigenous education. A Case StudyPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
An analysis of Australias response to male victims of domestic violencePrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Understanding Scholarly Life from the perspective of an Indigenous Australian AcademicPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
A mixed-methods study to explore the effects of educational scholarship schemes designed to engage communities in incentivising Nigerian high school students.Principal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Impacts Related to Saskatchewan's Indigenous Post-Secondary Institutions' Integration of Culture into Online Courses.Principal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Curriculum and pedagogical trajectories that influence the educational outcomes for Indigenous studentsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Whose job is it? Identifying and respectfully challenging Organisational Conflict and Bystander Apathy through structure and communication to empower employees towards competent Agency: Evaluation of the RUGBY Methodology and MindsetPrincipal SupervisorMasters2021
The white elephant in the room: Considering Australia¿s colonial history, what can be learned about factors influencing the decision making of Queensland school education leaders?Principal SupervisorDoctoral2021
How can Operational Risk and Complaints data be used together to identify emerging customer issues in an Australian bank, by augmenting practitioners' experience and AI capabilities in data collection and analysis?Principal SupervisorDoctoral2020
Engaging Aboriginal adolescent boys in their education and in their community, through The Arts, incorporating cultural and western practices to create a performance piece.  Principal SupervisorDoctoral2020
General Practitioners in schools Pilot Program. How might this program change the health and educational engagement outcomes for First Nations students with cognitive disability.Principal SupervisorDoctoral2019
Making the NSW Child Protection System More Culturally Appropriate: Investigating the Impact of the Current NSW Child Protection System for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander FamiliesPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2019
Academic female leadership in neoliberal times: Power, money, ethics and integrity. Associate SupervisorDoctoral2019
The lived experiences of adult pre-literate and non-literate refugee women resettling in Australia: An exploratory study of the women in Brisbane and ToowoombaPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2018
Legal Principles for School Principals: An Investigation into the Implications of Education Law for Leaders of Independent Schools in AustraliaPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2016

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Investigating the State of Indigenous Knowledges at the University of Southern QueenslandAssociate SupervisorMasters2023
Investigating UbD as a course design framework for educators to evidence pedagogical decision sin higher education.Principal SupervisorMasters2023
Early Detection of Meter Faults and Hazards using Electricity Smart Meter DataPrincipal SupervisorMasters2023
Strategies Employed in an Alternative School Setting for Adolescents Transferred from a Mainstream School Setting due to their Special Needs RequirementsPrincipal SupervisorMasters2023
Improving Public Mental Health Service: Is Group Therapy the Answer?Principal SupervisorMasters2023
Beyond Instructional Leadership: A New Model Recognising Complexity, Context and PracticesAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Information and communications technology (ICT) project investments: A work-based research study investigating ICT core competence and competitive advantage in the Malaysian manufacturing sectorAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
An Exploratory Case Study Investigating Offshore High School Teacher Perspectives of the Delivery of Transnational Curriculum in Senior YearsPrincipal SupervisorMasters2023
Overcoming challenges faced by pale-skinned Aboriginal men on mainstream Western boardsPrincipal SupervisorMasters2023
Investigating entrepreneurial performance as a critical success factor for private Small-to-Medium (SME) healthcare entrepreneurs and managers in Tanzania: A hermeneutic phenomenological studyPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
USING THE INTEGRATED KANO-QFD APPROACH TO IMPROVE THE SOCIAL AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES OF ARABIC INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT THREE QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITIESPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Exploration of the barriers and enablers of mainstream classroom teachers accessing professional development on trauma informed classroom pedagogy: The nativity of the embrace frameworkPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Investigating mission drift in Queensland, Australia: A case study of service delivery modelsPrincipal SupervisorMasters2021
Investigating website features quality using three online techniques on the lead generation website - a case studyAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Exploring educators' and parents' perceptions of policy, provisions, and practice to guide policy development and reform for gifted and talented science education in New South WalesPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Learning through youth and community engagement: Moving forward by looking back and connecting to placePrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Teaching in the Australian Capital Territory: Exploring the experience of teachers using mixed methods and interpretive phenomenological analysisPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2020
The occurrences and potential mitigation of occupational fraud in the international non-governmental organisation (INGO) sector in Vietnam: An empirical holistic approachPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2019
Crop choices: Motivational and decision-making factors that attract and retain cotton-grower employers within the Australian cotton industryPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2018
Scrum project framework: Exploring agile project management in a non-ITC organisationAssociate SupervisorMasters2018
Building preservice teacher capacity and professional identity using metaphor and critical reflection as tools to illuminate beliefs, identity and practicePrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2017

Innovative School Leadership: Impacting Aboriginal Student Outcomes into the Future

Trimmer, Karen and Dixon, Roselyn. 2023. "Innovative School Leadership: Impacting Aboriginal Student Outcomes into the Future." Moodie, Nikki, Lowe, Kevin, Dixon, Roselyn and Trimmer, Karen (ed.) Assessing the Evidence in Indigenous Education Research: Implications for Policy and Practice. Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 141-160

Assessing the Evidence in Indigenous Education Research Implications for Policy and Practice

Moodie, Nikki, Lowe, Kevin, Dixon, Roselyn and Trimmer, Karen (ed.) 2023. Assessing the Evidence in Indigenous Education Research Implications for Policy and Practice. Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan.

Trauma-informed behavior support with youth in flexible learning and vocational education settings: Exploring the acceptability of an online trauma-informed education program

Gavin, Tessa, Krishnamoorthy, Govind, Ayre, Kay, Bryce, India and Trimmer, Karen. 2024. "Trauma-informed behavior support with youth in flexible learning and vocational education settings: Exploring the acceptability of an online trauma-informed education program." Preventing School Failure. 68 (1), pp. 8-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/1045988X.2022.2132197

Roadblocks and Enablers for Teacher Engagement in Professional Development Opportunities Aimed at Supporting Trauma-informed Classroom Pedagogical Practice

Collier, Simone, Trimmer, Karen, Bryce, India and Krishnamoorthy, Govind. 2022. "Roadblocks and Enablers for Teacher Engagement in Professional Development Opportunities Aimed at Supporting Trauma-informed Classroom Pedagogical Practice." Journal of Graduate Education Research. 3, pp. 51-65.

Validating the barriers and enablers for teachers accessing professional development of trauma informed pedagogy

Collier, Simone, Bryce, India, Trimmer, Karen and Krishnamoorthy, Govind. 2022. "Validating the barriers and enablers for teachers accessing professional development of trauma informed pedagogy." Social Sciences & Humanities Open. 6 (1), pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssaho.2022.100332

School leadership and Aboriginal student outcomes: systematic review

Trimmer, Karen, Dixon, Rose and Guenther, John. 2021. "School leadership and Aboriginal student outcomes: systematic review." Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 49 (1), pp. 20-36. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359866X.2019.1685646

Educational innovation: challenges of conducting and applying research in schools

Trimmer, Karen, Donovan, Jennifer and Flegg, Nicholas. 2020. "Educational innovation: challenges of conducting and applying research in schools." Donovan, Jennifer, Trimmer, Karen and Flegg, Nicholas (ed.) Curriculum, schooling and applied research: challenges and tensions for researchers. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 1-17

Curriculum, schooling and applied research: challenges and tensions for researchers

Donovan, Jennifer, Trimmer, Karen and Flegg, Nicholas (ed.) 2020. Curriculum, schooling and applied research: challenges and tensions for researchers. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan.

Developing dialogue between a school subject department head and a university education researcher: convergences and divergences in experiencing educational change and complexity

Harris, Don and Danaher, Patrick A.. 2020. "Developing dialogue between a school subject department head and a university education researcher: convergences and divergences in experiencing educational change and complexity." Donovan, Jennifer, Trimmer, Karen and Flegg, Nicholas (ed.) Curriculum, schooling and applied research: challenges and tensions for researchers. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 221-236

TQM's presence within legal systems: example of impact on Australian higher education

Padro, Fernando F., Trimmer, Karen, Chang, Heejin and Green, Jonathan. 2020. "TQM's presence within legal systems: example of impact on Australian higher education." The TQM Journal. https://doi.org/10.1108/TQM-12-2019-0307

Indigenous postgraduate education

Trimmer, Karen, Hoven, Debra and Keskitalo, Pigga. 2020. "Indigenous postgraduate education." Trimmer, Karen, Hoven, Debra and Keskitalo, Pigga (ed.) Indigenous postgraduate education: intercultural perspectives. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 3-14

Indigenous postgraduate education: intercultural perspectives

Trimmer, Karen, Hoven, Debra and Keskitalo, Pigga (ed.) 2020. Indigenous postgraduate education: intercultural perspectives. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing.

Children versus curriculum: who wins?

Haeusler, Carole, Donovan, Jennifer and Venville, Grady. 2020. "Children versus curriculum: who wins?" Donovan, Jennifer, Trimmer, Karen and Flegg, Nicholas (ed.) Curriculum, schooling and applied research: challenges and tensions for researchers. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 143-164

Evaluating frameworks for practice in mainstream primary school classrooms catering for children with developmental trauma: an analysis of the literature

Collier, Simone, Bryce, India, Trimmer, Karen and Krishnamoorthy, Govind. 2020. "Evaluating frameworks for practice in mainstream primary school classrooms catering for children with developmental trauma: an analysis of the literature." Children Australia. 45 (SI4), pp. 258-265. https://doi.org/10.1017/cha.2020.53

Skilling up: evaluation of a design-based research methodology

Trimmer, Karen. 2020. "Skilling up: evaluation of a design-based research methodology." The Australian Educational Researcher. 47 (2), pp. 357-375. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00336-0

Post-graduate supervision of Indigenous students in the health-related fields

Gorman, Don, Padro, Fernando F. and Press, Nona. 2019. "Post-graduate supervision of Indigenous students in the health-related fields." Newman, Tara, Trimmer, Karen and Padro, Fernando F. (ed.) Ensuring quality in professional education volume I:human client fields pedagogy and knowledge structures. Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 259-287

The need for case studies to illustrate quality practice: teaching in higher education to ensure quality of entry level professionals

Newman, Tara, Trimmer, Karen and Padro, Fernando F.. 2019. "The need for case studies to illustrate quality practice: teaching in higher education to ensure quality of entry level professionals." Trimmer, Karen, Newman, Tara and Padro, Fernando F (ed.) Ensuring quality in professional education volume I: human client fields pedagogy and knowledge structures. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 1-17

Ensuring quality in professional education volume I: human client fields pedagogy and knowledge structures

Trimmer, Karen, Newman, Tara and Padro, Fernando F (ed.) 2019. Ensuring quality in professional education volume I: human client fields pedagogy and knowledge structures. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan.

How about professionalism, professions and standards: the creation of acculturated professionals

Padro, Fernando F., Kek, Megan Y. C. A., Press, Nona, Trimmer, Karen, Green, Jonathan H., Hawke, Michael F. and Hawke, Laurie. 2019. "How about professionalism, professions and standards: the creation of acculturated professionals." Trimmer, Karen, Newman, Tara and Padro, Fernando F. (ed.) Ensuring quality in professional education volume II: engineering pedagogy and international knowledge structures. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 1-28

Ensuring quality in professional education volume II: engineering pedagogy and international knowledge structures

Trimmer, Karen, Newman, Tara and Padro, Fernando F. (ed.) 2019. Ensuring quality in professional education volume II: engineering pedagogy and international knowledge structures. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan.

Towards a Culturally Inclusive Model of Care: Quality Practice and Care Through the Lens of a Practising Nurse

Goldman, Natalie and Trimmer, Karen. 2019. "Towards a Culturally Inclusive Model of Care: Quality Practice and Care Through the Lens of a Practising Nurse." Trimmer, Karen, Newman, Tara and Padro, Fernando (ed.) Ensuring quality in professional education volume I: human client fields pedagogy and knowledge structures. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 123-149

Retention of Indigenous pre-service teachers enrolled in an Australian regional university

Trimmer, Karen, Ward, Raelene and Wondunna-Foley, Linda. 2018. "Retention of Indigenous pre-service teachers enrolled in an Australian regional university." Teaching and Teacher Education. 76 (Special Issue), pp. 58-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2018.08.006

Reinventing Another Unaipon: Indigenous Science Leaders for the Future

Trimmer, Karen, Gower, Graeme and Lock, Graeme. 2018. "Reinventing Another Unaipon: Indigenous Science Leaders for the Future." The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education. 47 (2), pp. 216-225. https://doi.org/10.1017/jie.2017.14

Meeting the cultural and service needs of Arabic international students by using QFD

Mohsin, Ahmed Mansour and Trimmer, Karen. 2018. "Meeting the cultural and service needs of Arabic international students by using QFD." Padro, Fernando F., Erwee, Ronel, Harmes, Meredith A., Harmes, Marcus K. and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Postgraduate education in higher education. Singapore. Springer. pp. 315-336

The Need for an Understanding of Education Law Principles by School Principals

Butlin, Mark and Trimmer, Karen. 2018. "The Need for an Understanding of Education Law Principles by School Principals." Trimmer, Karen, Dixon, Roselyn and Findlay, Yvonne S. (ed.) The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools. Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 3-21

TQM’s impact on the legal apparatus: informing and directing compliance practices

Padro, Fernando F. and Green, Jonathan H.. 2018. "TQM’s impact on the legal apparatus: informing and directing compliance practices." Trimmer, Karen, Dixon, Roselyn and Findlay, Yvonne S. (ed.) The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 167-196

The rights of the child: are we creating a world in which all children are enabled to reach their full potential?

Findlay, Yvonne S.. 2018. "The rights of the child: are we creating a world in which all children are enabled to reach their full potential?" Trimmer, Karen, Dixon, Roselyn and Findlay, Yvonne S. (ed.) The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 447-462

Using the QFD matrix as a major continuous improvement tool to improve organizational quality

Mohsin, Ahmed Mansour, Padro, Fernando F. and Trimmer, Karen. 2018. "Using the QFD matrix as a major continuous improvement tool to improve organizational quality." Krishnan, Archana (ed.) Cases on quality initiatives for organizational longevity. Hershey, PA, United States. IGI Global. pp. 1-34

The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools

Trimmer, Karen, Dixon, Roselyn and Findlay, Yvonne S. (ed.) 2018. The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan.

Master teachers as leaders in school-based action research

Trimmer, Karen, Donovan, Jennifer, Findlay, Yvonne S. and Mohamed, Kamariah. 2017. "Master teachers as leaders in school-based action research." Leading and Managing. 23 (2), pp. 1-12.

The impact of public policy on support services for indigenous families with children with special education needs

Trimmer, Karen and Dixon, Roselyn. 2017. "The impact of public policy on support services for indigenous families with children with special education needs." The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education. https://doi.org/10.1017/jie.2017.17

Development of a questionnaire to measure risk-taking in decision-making by school principals

Trimmer, Karen. 2017. "Development of a questionnaire to measure risk-taking in decision-making by school principals." Athens Journal of Education. 4 (3), pp. 223-251.

Political pressures on international social research and evaluation

Trimmer, Karen. 2016. "Political pressures on international social research and evaluation." Research Intelligence. 131, pp. 28-29.

The pressures within: dilemmas in the conduct of evaluation from within government

Trimmer, Karen. 2016. "The pressures within: dilemmas in the conduct of evaluation from within government." Trimmer, Karen (ed.) Political pressures on educational and social research: international perspectives. Oxon, United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 180-191

The pressures of the political on rigorous and ethical research

Trimmer, Karen. 2016. "The pressures of the political on rigorous and ethical research." Trimmer, Karen (ed.) Political pressures on educational and social research: international perspectives. Oxon, United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 3-9

When research policy and practice disconnect

Farwell, Vicki. 2016. "When research policy and practice disconnect." Trimmer, Karen (ed.) Political pressures on educational and social research: international perspectives. Oxon, United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 150-166

Measurement and modeling: sequential use of analytical techniques in a study of risk-taking in decision-making by school principals

Trimmer, Karen. 2016. "Measurement and modeling: sequential use of analytical techniques in a study of risk-taking in decision-making by school principals." Teacher Development. 20 (3), pp. 398-416. https://doi.org/10.1080/13664530.2016.1155477

Political pressures on educational and social research: international perspectives

Trimmer, Karen (ed.) 2016. Political pressures on educational and social research: international perspectives. Oxon, United Kingdom. Routledge.

Making an impact: politics and persuasions in 21st century higher education

Doyle, Joanne and McDonald, Lisa. 2016. "Making an impact: politics and persuasions in 21st century higher education." Trimmer, Karen (ed.) Political pressures on educational and social research: international perspectives. Oxon, United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 94-103

Researching in-betweens: blurring the boundaries of mainstream and marginal education research

Riddle, Stewart, Black, Alison L. and Trimmer, Karen. 2015. "Researching in-betweens: blurring the boundaries of mainstream and marginal education research." Trimmer, Karen, Black, Alison L. and Riddle, Stewart (ed.) Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research. Abingdon, Oxford. Routledge. pp. 1-12

Maths challenges for pre-service teachers

Flegg, Nicholas and Trimmer, Karen. 2015. "Maths challenges for pre-service teachers." Trimmer, Karen, Black, Alison L. and Riddle, Stewart (ed.) Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research. Abingdon, Oxford. Routledge. pp. 181-194

Margins for error: a discussion of barriers preventing the connection of mainstream and margins when conducting in-school research

Donovan, Jennifer. 2015. "Margins for error: a discussion of barriers preventing the connection of mainstream and margins when conducting in-school research." Trimmer, Karen, Black, Alison L. and Riddle, Stewart (ed.) Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research. Abingdon, Oxford. Routledge. pp. 223-238

Mainstreaming margins: analysing the knowledge of an Australian university research team

Matthews, Karl J. and Danaher, P. A.. 2015. "Mainstreaming margins: analysing the knowledge of an Australian university research team." Trimmer, Karen, Black, Alison L. and Riddle, Stewart (ed.) Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research. Abingdon, Oxford. Routledge. pp. 50-65

Evaluation as an educational development to improve practice: teacher ICT knowledge, skills and integration

Trimmer, Karen. 2015. "Evaluation as an educational development to improve practice: teacher ICT knowledge, skills and integration." Lock, Jennifer, Redmond, Petrea and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Educational developments, practices and effectiveness: global perspectives and contexts. Basingstoke, UK. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 93-110

The business of schools: the application of strategic management theories to risk taking in decision making in public schools

Trimmer, Karen. 2015. "The business of schools: the application of strategic management theories to risk taking in decision making in public schools." Baguley, Margaret M., Findlay, Yvonne S. and Kerby, Martin C. (ed.) Meanings and motivation in education research. New York, United States. Routledge. pp. 179-191

Impacts on awareness, access and utilisation of early intervention support services for Indigenous families living in rural and remote areas: the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Trimmer, Karen, Dixon, Roselyn and Stubbs, Kerry. 2015. "Impacts on awareness, access and utilisation of early intervention support services for Indigenous families living in rural and remote areas: the National Disability Insurance Scheme." Trimmer, Karen, Black, Alison L. and Riddle, Stewart (ed.) Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research. Abingdon, Oxford. Routledge. pp. 195-208

Speaking back to the mainstream from the margins: lessons from one boutique senior secondary school

Riddle, Stewart and Cleaver, David. 2015. "Speaking back to the mainstream from the margins: lessons from one boutique senior secondary school." Trimmer, Karen, Black, Alison L. and Riddle, Stewart (ed.) Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research. Abingdon, Oxford. Routledge. pp. 168-180

Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research

Trimmer, Karen, Black, Alison L. and Riddle, Stewart (ed.) 2015. Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research. Abingdon, Oxford. Routledge.

Neither of the air, nor of the earth but a creature somewhere between: the researcher as traveller between worlds

Jones, Janice K.. 2014. "Neither of the air, nor of the earth but a creature somewhere between: the researcher as traveller between worlds ." Trimmer, Karen, Black, Alison L. and Riddle, Stewart (ed.) Mainstreams, margins and the spaces in-between: new possibilities for education research. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 81-93

Principals' voices via modelling? Issues of voice in quantitative studies and the use of complexity theory

Trimmer, Karen. 2014. "Principals' voices via modelling? Issues of voice in quantitative studies and the use of complexity theory." Midgley, Warren, Davies, Andy, Oliver, Mark E. and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Echoes: ethics and issues of voice in education research. Rotterdam, Netherlands. Sense Publishers. pp. 197-209

Decision-making by school principals and education researchers: the dilemma of reverse coding in structural equation modeling and its resolution in a study of risk-taking in decision-making for school principals

Trimmer, Karen. 2014. "Decision-making by school principals and education researchers: the dilemma of reverse coding in structural equation modeling and its resolution in a study of risk-taking in decision-making for school principals." Athens Journal of Education. 1 (1), pp. 69-82.

Decision-making by school principals and education researchers: the dilemma of reverse coding in structural equation modeling and its resolution in a study of risk-taking in decision-making for school principals

Trimmer, Karen. 2013. "Decision-making by school principals and education researchers: the dilemma of reverse coding in structural equation modeling and its resolution in a study of risk-taking in decision-making for school principals." Papanikos, Gregory T. (ed.) 15th Annual International Conference on Education (ATINER 2013). Athens, Greece 20 - 23 May 2013 Athens, Greece.

Synthesising the literature concerning math anxiety to inform a project on pre-service teacher retention rates

Flegg, Nicholas, Mohamed, Kamariah and Trimmer, Karen. 2013. "Synthesising the literature concerning math anxiety to inform a project on pre-service teacher retention rates." Veenstra, Cindy P. and Standridge, Charles R. (ed.) 2013 ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference. Grand Rapids, United States 03 - 04 Jun 2013 Milwaukee, WI. United States.

Independent public schools: a move to increased autonomy and devolution of decision-making in Western Australian public schools

Trimmer, Karen. 2013. "Independent public schools: a move to increased autonomy and devolution of decision-making in Western Australian public schools." Childhood Education. 89 (3), pp. 178-184. https://doi.org/10.1080/00094056.2013.792703

Metaphors for, in and of education research

Midgley, Warren, Trimmer, Karen and Davies, Andy (ed.) 2013. Metaphors for, in and of education research. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Walking the labyrinth: a metaphorical understanding of approaches to metaphors for, in and of education research

Midgley, Warren and Trimmer, Karen. 2013. "Walking the labyrinth: a metaphorical understanding of approaches to metaphors for, in and of education research." Midgley, Warren, Trimmer, Karen and Davies, Andy (ed.) Metaphors for, in and of education research. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 1-9

Butterflies and black swans: metaphors that provide new perspectives to understand quantitative models in educational research

Trimmer, Karen. 2013. "Butterflies and black swans: metaphors that provide new perspectives to understand quantitative models in educational research." Midgley, Warren, Trimmer, Karen and Davies, Andy (ed.) Metaphors for, in and of education research. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 173-188

Policy for all? The impact of centrally developed, universally applied policy on decision-making in Western Australian public schools

Trimmer, Karen. 2012. "Policy for all? The impact of centrally developed, universally applied policy on decision-making in Western Australian public schools." Fan, Si, Le, Thao, Le, Quynh and Yue, Yun (ed.) 2012 International Conference: Innovative Research in a Changing and Challenging World (AUAMII 2012). Phuket, Thailand 16 - 18 May 2012 Launceston, Tasmania.

The late birthday effect in Western Australia

Peck, Bob and Trimmer, Karen. 1995. "The late birthday effect in Western Australia." Issues in Educational Research. 5 (1), pp. 35-52.

Gender differences in tertiary entrance scores

Peck, Bob and Trimmer, Karen. 1995. "Gender differences in tertiary entrance scores." Jeffery, Peter L. (ed.) Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE 1994). Newcastle, Australia Melbourne, Australia.