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Personal profile

Biography

Mark Rickinson is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Monash University. Mark is an experienced educational researcher, evaluator and facilitator who has particular expertise in: evidence-informed policy and practice; and outdoor and environmental learning. His real interest lies in understanding and improving the use and usefulness of educational research.

Mark's work within the Faculty focuses on:

  • developing a program of research and innovation around the use of evidence in educational policy and practice
  • contributing to research and professional learning in the areas of educational leadership and environmental/sustainability learning.  

Mark is keen to hear from prospective research students with an interest in evidence use in educational practice/policy. 

Research interests

Evidence use, research impact, evidence-informed policy and practice

Learning in environmental, sustainability and outdoor education

Research area keywords

  • Evidence-based policy
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Environmental and Sustainability Education
  • Education Policy
  • Education research
  • Teacher Research
  • Reimagining educational leadership
  • School Development and Reform
  • Evidence use
  • Transforming teaching and learning

Projects

Research Output

Challenges and opportunities of evidence use in practice in Australian children’s development programs

Gleeson, J., Walsh, L., Rickinson, M., Kirkby, J., O'Donovan, R. & Grimmett, H., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Towards a better understanding of quality of evidence use

Rickinson, M., Sharples, J. & Lovell, O., 2020, Getting Evidence into Education: Evaluating the Routes to Policy and Practice. Gorard, S. (ed.). 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 218-233 15 p.

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

Towards quality use of evidence in education

Rickinson, M., Walsh, L., Cirkony, C., Gleeson, J. & Salisbury, M., 2020, In : The Australian Educational Leader. 42, 2, p. 24-28 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Insights for Early Action Research Project: Case Study Summaries

Rickinson, M. & Salisbury, M., Apr 2019, Melbourne Vic Australia: Department of Education and Training (VIC). 12 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther

Open Access
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Return to sender: a behavioural approach to reducing food waste in schools

Boulet, M., Wright, B., Williams, C. & Rickinson, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review