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Biography

Fiona Longmuir (PhD), is a Lecturer in Educational Leadership at Monash University. Her doctoral research was completed at the University of Melbourne in 2017 and investigated principal leadership in two Victorian secondary schools that used innovative, student-centred approaches to transform their schools. Current research interests include leadership for social cohesion, community engagement and student agency in schools.

Fiona worked for over 15 years in Victorian government primary schools and held leadership positions for much of this time. For over ten years she worked as Senior Consulting Researcher – Director of Research in Innovative Professional Practice at Educational Transformations in Melbourne, Victoria. This role saw her lead and contribute to research projects that have investigated education systems, school effectiveness and school leadership across Australia and around the world.

Keywords

  • School Improvement & Effectiveness
  • School leadership
  • school reform
  • Social Cohesion in Australia
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Leadership and professional learning
  • Innovation
  • School improvement and accountability
  • Principal Preparation
  • Principal Leadership
  • Community and School Relations
  • Student engagement

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Projects 2019 2022

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 4 Commissioned Report
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Chapter (Book)

Resistant leadership: countering dominant paradigms in school improvement

Longmuir, F., 3 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Educational Administration and History. 51, 3, p. 256-272 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Successful school leadership that is culturally sensitive but not context constrained

Gurr, D., Drysdale, L., Longmuir, F. & McCrohan, K., 2019, Educational Leadership, Culture, and Success in High-Need Schools. Murakami, E. T., Gurr, D. & Notman, R. (eds.). 1st ed. Washington DC: Information Age Publishing, p. 25-43 19 p. (International Research on School Leadership).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

The leadership, culture and context nexus: lessons from the leadership of improving schools

Gurr, D., Drysdale, L., Longmuir, F. & McCrohan, K., 2018, In : International Studies in Educational Administration. 46, 1, p. 22-44 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evaluation of the Independent Schools Queensland Self-Improving Schools Program Survey 2013-2015: Final Report

Longmuir, F., 5 Feb 2016, Brisbane Qld Australia: Independent Schools Queensland. 103 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Evaluation of the Independent Schools Queensland Self-Improving Schools Project 2013-2015: Final Report

Longmuir, F., Feb 2016, Melbourne Vic Australia: Educational Transformations.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

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