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Biography

Jane Wilkinson is Professor in Educational Leadership, Faculty of Education at Monash University, Associate Dean Graduate Research and an adjunct in the School of Education at Charles Sturt University. Jane is Lead Editor of the Journal of Educational Administration and History and a member of the Australian Council of Educational Leadership, Victorian executive.

Jane's research interests are in the areas of educational leadership for social justice, with a particular focus on issues of gender and ethnicity; and theorising educational leadership as practice/praxis. She is a lead developer of the theory of practice architectures (Kemmis, Wilkinson, Edwards-Groves, Hardy, Grootenboer, & Bristol, 2014). She also draws on sociologist Pierre Bourdieu's work and the philosopher, Ted Schatzki. Jane has published widely in the areas of women and leadership, refugee students and theorising leadership as practice/praxis.

Her most recent publications include:

Wilkinson, J. (2020). Educational leadership as practice. In R. Papa (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Oxford University Press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.61

Wilkinson, J., & Kaukko, M. (2020). Educational leading as pedagogical love: The case for refugee education. International Journal of Leadership in Education, (23)1, 61-76.  doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/13603124.2019.1629492

 

Jane has been a deputy principal of a large rural secondary school in Victoria, an English curriculum consultant and began her career as a secondary English, ESL and French teacher.

Research interests

  • Feminist theories of leadership
  • Leadership as practice, in particular practice architectures and praxis, and practice theorists Pierre Bourdieu and Theodore Schatzki
  • Leadership as social justice
  • Refugee education

Research area keywords

  • Educational Leadership Studies
  • gender
  • Refugees
  • practice theory
  • Reimagining educational leadership
  • Educating for diversity and inclusion

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Educational leadership and policy on rapidly shifting ground

Heffernan, A. & Wilkinson, J., 2020, In : Journal of Educational Administration and History. 52, 2, p. 163-164 2 p.

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Educational leadership as practice

Wilkinson, J., Feb 2020, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Noblit, G. W. (ed.). Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, 14 p.

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Educational leading as pedagogical love: the case for refugee education

Wilkinson, J. & Kaukko, M., 2 Jan 2020, In : International Journal of Leadership in Education. 23, 1, p. 61-76 16 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Embracing social inclusion? The asylum seeker experience of applying for admission to tertiary education in Australia

Dunwoodie, K., Webb, S. & Wilkinson, J., 2020, Power and Possibility: Adult Education in a Diverse and Complex World. Finnegan, F. & Grummell, B. (eds.). 1st ed. The Netherlands: Brill, p. 143-153 11 p. (Research on the Education and Learning of Adults; vol. 7).

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Press / Media

Taking the lead from successful social cohesion in schools

Jane Wilkinson

29/10/19

1 Media contribution

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