Prof Dorothy Andrews


Prof Dorothy Andrews
NameProf Dorothy Andrews
Email Addressdorothy.andrews@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleProfessor (Education)
QualificationsDipEd Newcastle, BA Newcastle, MEdSt Qld, PhD Qld
DepartmentSchool of Education
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9922-8739
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Biography

Dorothy Andrews BA (Newcastle University) Dip Ed (Newcastle University) MEd (University of Queensland), PhD (University of Queensland), FACEL (QLD), FACEL, FACE.

Dorothy is the Director of the Leadership Research (LRI) in the Faculty of Education at USQ. Dorothy teaches in the areas of leadership, organisational theory, curriculum and pedagogy, and human relations. Prior to her employment at USQ she taught in secondary schools in NSW, the Northern Territory and Queensland, holding numerous Leadership positions.

In 2003 she was a joint recipient of the Gold Medal of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL), in recognition of her research in educational leadership in Australia and internationally. In 2012 she received the ACEL Qld Miller Grassie Award in recognition for Leadership Excellence and the ACEL National Nganakarrawa Award, an award that is presented annually to those whose general excellence in educational administration and whose learning, experience and contribution to the Council have earned lasting respect and gratitude. In 2022 she received ACEL Presidential Citation for contribution to the profession.

The current work of the LRI is centred on The IDEAS Project – a whole school revitalisation project. Dorothy also co-edits the Leading and Managing Journal published by theAustralian Council for Educational Leaders. In 2010 she received the ACEL Presidential citation for her contribution to the ongoing publication of their Academic Journal, Leading and Managing. Currently Dorothy is a Director on the International Congress School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Board.

nternational Cgroess

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Professor - Educational LeadershipUniversity of Southern Queensland1999

Expertise

Educational Leadership

Organisational Change and Transformation

Mentoring and Coaching

Professional Learning

Teaching

Educational Leadership

Organisational Transformation

Mentoring and Coaching

Educational Research Methods

Fields of Research

  • 390199. Curriculum and pedagogy not elsewhere classified
  • 390305. Professional education and training
  • 390403. Educational administration, management and leadership

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Australian Council for Educational Leaders
International Congress School Effectiveness and Improvement
Australian Association of Research in Education (Leadership Sig)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Australian College Educators (ACE)
DipEd
Newcastle
1970
BA
Newcastle
1969
MEdSt
Qld
1992
PhD
Qld
1999

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Supporting prospective first-time adult students' mid-career professional learning through online higher educationAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
Large Organisational Systems Theory and their Blueprints - A Case StudyPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Leadership for governance of Catholic SchoolAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Organisational Culture and its Influence on The Retention of Talented employees in UAE Government SectorPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2020
International Education in a Local Context  Principal SupervisorDoctoral2020
Academic female leadership in neoliberal times: Power, money, ethics and integrity. Principal SupervisorDoctoral2019
Leading learning of staff to address enhancing the quality of teaching and learning of mathematics in the middle years.Principal SupervisorDoctoral2018
Exploring the enabling conditions for collective teacher efficacy (CTE) across Toowoomba Catholic Primary SchoolsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2018
What emerges as an effective high impact pre-appointment principal preparation program for the Australian context?Principal SupervisorDoctoral2017
Identifying the skills competencies and content knowledge for mentoring in special education contextsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2013

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Beyond Instructional Leadership: A New Model Recognising Complexity, Context and PracticesPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Leading Cultural Change towards Inclusive Practice Development in an Australian Secondary SchoolAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
How well do school leadership theories created in other cultures translate to the context of secondary education in Brunei Darussalam?Principal SupervisorDoctoral2023
BEYOND IDEAS AND COMPETENCIES - EXPLORING SUCCESSFUL KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PRACTICES OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS: A CASE STUDYPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
System Reform: An Exploration Of Policy Interpretation And Translation Through The Enacted Role Of Regional Education OfficersPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Lessons learned from the experiences of middle managers in Higher education. An Aotearoa New Zealand case studyAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2022
Leading, large, P-12, independent schools: An Australian case study.Principal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Investigating mission drift in Queensland, Australia: A case study of service delivery modelsAssociate SupervisorMasters2021
Navigating global citizenship education: Activating an allosyncratic frameworkPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Exploring Critical Factors that Enable Coopetition Strategy To Succeed in Private Jordanian Universities:Principal SupervisorDoctoral2021
An investigation into leadership development in selected multi-ethnic Baptist churchesPrincipal 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 TeachersPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2018
The lived experience of academic practice: Academics' beliefs and their practices of assessmentAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2017
Building Capacity for Year 9 Reform: Learning from the Teachers' PerspectivesAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2017
When the sleeping giant awakes: The lived experiences of teacher leaders and implications for schools and education systemsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2016
ELearning integrators' narratives expressing professional identity and explaining patterns of practice with ICTAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2016

International perspectives of teacher leadership

Webber, Charles and Andrews, Dorothy. 2023. "International perspectives of teacher leadership." 2023 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA 2023). Chicago, Illinois 13 - 16 Apr 2023 United States. American Educational Research Association (AERA).

Lessons Learned from Voices Across the Globe

Webber, Charles F. and Andrews, Dorothy. 2023. "Lessons Learned from Voices Across the Globe." Webber, C. F. (ed.) Teacher Leadership in International Contexts. Switzerland. Springer Nature Switzerland AG. pp. 323–344

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

Building capacity for grassroots reform: an Australian case study

Seward-Linger, Rebecca, Dowden, Tony and Andrews, Dorothy. 2022. "Building capacity for grassroots reform: an Australian case study." Asia Pacific Education Review. 23 (2), pp. 221-232. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12564-021-09724-7

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

Supporting ‘successful knowledge transfer’ for early childhood professionals – an emerging conceptual framework in an Australian context

Brown, Alice, Sharpe, Susan and Andrews, Dorothy. 2022. "Supporting ‘successful knowledge transfer’ for early childhood professionals – an emerging conceptual framework in an Australian context." Early Years: an international journal of research and development. 42 (4-5), pp. 646-661. https://doi.org/10.1080/09575146.2020.1856045

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.

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.

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.

Empowering teacher leadership: a cross-country study

Pineda-Baez, Clelia, Bauman, Cheryl and Andrews, Dorothy. 2019. "Empowering teacher leadership: a cross-country study." International Journal of Leadership in Education. 23 (4), pp. 388-414. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603124.2018.1543804

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

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.

Three-dimensional pedagogy: a new professionalism in educational contexts

Andrews, Dorothy and Abawi, Lindy. 2017. "Three-dimensional pedagogy: a new professionalism in educational contexts." Improving Schools. 20 (1), pp. 76-94. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365480216652025

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

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

Towards an adolescent friendly methodology: accessing the authentic through collective reflection

Keeffe, Mary and Andrews, Dorothy. 2015. "Towards an adolescent friendly methodology: accessing the authentic through collective reflection." International Journal of Research and Method in Education. 38 (4), pp. 357-370. https://doi.org/10.1080/1743727X.2014.931367

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.

Hitting the bullseye of school improvement: the IDEAS project at work in a successful school system

Crowther, Frank, Andrews, Dorothy, Morgan, Allan and O'Neill, Shirley. 2012. "Hitting the bullseye of school improvement: the IDEAS project at work in a successful school system." Leading and Managing. 18 (2), pp. 1-33.

Developing our middle leaders to improve the quality of teaching, learning and classroom outcomes

Andrews, Dorothy, Dawson, Mark and Lewis, Marian. 2012. Developing our middle leaders to improve the quality of teaching, learning and classroom outcomes. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

The effectiveness of the IDEAS project in Sydney CEO: a research report

Andrews, Dorothy, Crowther, Frank, Morgan, Allan and O'Neill, Shirley. 2012. The effectiveness of the IDEAS project in Sydney CEO: a research report. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Students' perspectives on leadership: Interpretations of symbolic, social and cultural capital

Keeffe, Mary and Andrews, Dorothy. 2011. "Students' perspectives on leadership: Interpretations of symbolic, social and cultural capital." Leading and Managing. 17 (2), pp. 21-35.

Searching for authenticity in student understanding of leadership: an approach using the methodology of Forum Theatre

Lizzio, Alf, Andrews, Dorothy and Skinner, James. 2011. "Searching for authenticity in student understanding of leadership: an approach using the methodology of Forum Theatre." Leading and Managing. 17 (2), pp. 85-98.

The fourth C-B dynamic: micro-pedagogical deepening

Crowther, Frank, Andrews, Dorothy and Abawi, Lindy. 2011. "The fourth C-B dynamic: micro-pedagogical deepening." Crowther, Frank (ed.) From school improvement to sustained capacity: the parallel leadership pathway. Thousand Oaks, CA. United States. Corwin (Sage). pp. 87-112

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.

Leadership for learning: what it means for teachers

Lovett, Susan and Andrews, Dorothy. 2011. "Leadership for learning: what it means for teachers." Townsend, Tony and MacBeath, John (ed.) International handbook of leadership for learning. Part 2. Dordrecht, Netherlands. Springer. pp. 719-740

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).

Enabling teachers to become pedagogical leaders: case studies in two IDEAS schools in Singapore and Australia

Chew, Joy Oon Ai and Andrews, Dorothy. 2010. "Enabling teachers to become pedagogical leaders: case studies in two IDEAS schools in Singapore and Australia." Educational Research for Policy and Practice. 9 (1), pp. 59-74. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10671-010-9079-0

Parallel leadership: the key to successful school capacity-building

Crowther, Frank. 2010. "Parallel leadership: the key to successful school capacity-building." Leading and Managing. 16 (1), pp. 16-39.

The contributions of research design and process facilitation in accessing adolescent views of leadership

Dempster, Neil, Lizzio, Alf, Keeffe, Mary, Skinner, James and Andrews, Dorothy. 2010. "The contributions of research design and process facilitation in accessing adolescent views of leadership." Leading and Managing. 16 (2), pp. 77-89.

School change and development: the influence of a reflective practitioner

Andrews, Dorothy. 2010. School change and development: the influence of a reflective practitioner. Saarbrucken, Germany. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.

A research report on the implementation of the IDEAS project in Victoria, 2004-8

Andrews, Dorothy. 2009. A research report on the implementation of the IDEAS project in Victoria, 2004-8. Winmalee, NSW, Australia. Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL).

Case study two synopsis - Meadow Fair North Primary School (MFN)

Andrews, Dorothy, Abawi, Lindy and O'Neill, Shirley. 2009. "Case study two synopsis - Meadow Fair North Primary School (MFN)." Andrews, Dorothy (ed.) A research report on the implementation of the IDEAS project in Victoria, 2004-8. Winmalee, NSW, Australia. Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL). pp. 75-91

Parallel leadership: changing landscapes for principals

Lewis, Marian and Andrews, Dorothy. 2009. "Parallel leadership: changing landscapes for principals." Cranston, Neil and Ehrich, Lisa (ed.) Australian school leadership today. Brisbane, Australia. Australian Academic Press. pp. 141-164

Working together to enhance school outcomes: an Australian case study of parallel leadership

Andrews, Dorothy. 2008. "Working together to enhance school outcomes: an Australian case study of parallel leadership." Leading and Managing. 14 (2), pp. 45-60.

IDEAS in Singapore: the experience of three schools.

Ng, Foo Seong David, Andrews, Dorothy and Chew, Joy Oon Ai. 2007. "IDEAS in Singapore: the experience of three schools." Redesigning Pedagogy: Culture, Knowledge and Understanding (2007). Singapore 28 - 30 May 2007 Singapore.

Parallelism: creating multiple forms of leadership

Andrews, Dorothy. 2007. "Parallelism: creating multiple forms of leadership." Redesigning Pedagogy: Culture, Knowledge and Understanding (2007). Singapore 28 - 30 May 2007 Singapore.

Transforming practice from within: the power of the professional learning community

Andrews, Dorothy and Lewis, Marian. 2007. "Transforming practice from within: the power of the professional learning community." Stoll, Louise and Seashore Louis, Karen (ed.) Professional learning communities: divergence, depth and dilemmas. Maidenhead, UK. Open University Press. pp. 132-147

The dance of influence: professional relationships evolve as teachers and administrators engage in whole school renewal

Lewis, Marian and Andrews, Dorothy. 2007. "The dance of influence: professional relationships evolve as teachers and administrators engage in whole school renewal." Leading and Managing. 13 (1), pp. 91-107.

Teachers as leaders in a knowledge society: encouraging signs of a new professionalism

Andrews, Dorothy and Crowther, Frank. 2006. "Teachers as leaders in a knowledge society: encouraging signs of a new professionalism." Journal of School Leadership. 16 (5), pp. 534-549.

Power to the profession

Crowther, Frank and Andrews, Dorothy. 2006. "Power to the profession." EQ Australia (Education Quarterly).

Building capacity: teachers thinking and working together to create new futures.

Andrews, Dorothy and Lewis, Marian. 2005. "Building capacity: teachers thinking and working together to create new futures." International Congress for School Effectiveness and improvement (ICSEI) (2005). Barcelona 02 - 05 Jan 2005

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).

Building sustainable futures: emerging understandings of the significant contribution of the professional learning community

Andrews, Dorothy and Lewis, Marian. 2004. "Building sustainable futures: emerging understandings of the significant contribution of the professional learning community." Improving Schools. 7 (3), pp. 129-150. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365480204047345

3-dimensional pedagogy-the image of 21st century teacher professionalism

Andrews, Dorothy and Crowther, Frank. 2003. "3-dimensional pedagogy-the image of 21st century teacher professionalism." Crowther, Frank (ed.) Teachers as leaders in a knowledge society. Deakin West, Australia. Australian College of Educators. pp. 95-111

Parallel leadership: a clue to the contents of the 'black box' of school reform

Andrews, Dorothy and Crowther, Frank. 2002. "Parallel leadership: a clue to the contents of the 'black box' of school reform." International Journal of Educational Management. 16 (4), pp. 152-159. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513540210432128

The experiences of a professional community: teachers developing a new image of themselves and their workplace

Andrews, Dorothy and Lewis, Marian. 2002. "The experiences of a professional community: teachers developing a new image of themselves and their workplace." Educational Research. 44 (3), pp. 237-254. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131880210135340