Our research has examined factors that hinder and facilitate reform, using school and classroom climate instruments to promote and evaluate school improvement efforts, collaborative action research and teacher action research to promote school improvement. Our research and work focuses on examining factors that affect or promote professional learning outcomes.
Based in the School of Education at Curtin University (Western Australia), Jill has led the research for NSI’s programs since 2001. Jill is an international leader and is published widely in the field of learning environments research. Her research has examined the effects, determinants, and outcomes of the school and classroom climate in national, international and cross-cultural settings involving different research methods. Jill has also worked closely with Australian schools, principals and teachers and understands their needs within the practical school context. Jill’s expertise includes the following:
See here for a list of our research publications, including an abstract and a link to the resource.