Nigel Harvey Head Teacher Personal Statement

TEACHING STAFF & SASS - 2017

Principal
Mr Darryl Ward

Deputy Principals
Mr Damian Toohey
Mr Mark Ellis

Administration & Languages Faculty
Mrs Michelle Armstrong- Head Teacher
Mrs Amber Beck
Ms Melinda Boyce
Mrs Christine Wilson - Librarian

Creative & Performing Arts Faculty
Mrs Sharon McEachern - Head Teacher
Ms Gretchen Habermann, Drama
Miss Kelly McGuinness, Music
Ms Angela Moon, Visual Arts
Ms Lana Rhodes, Visual Arts
Mrs Mardi Sergi, Music

English Faculty
Mr Denis Haynes - Head Teacher
Mr Adrian French - Year 7 Student Adviser
Ms Catherine Fisher
Mrs Merrilee Lennon
Ms Jenna-Lea Peel
Mrs Holly Reynoldson
Ms Sarah Toole
Ms Rebecca Wall - Year 9 Student Adviser

History Faculty

Mrs Carol Watson - Head Teacher Teaching & Learning
Mrs Christina Duffy

Miss Gabrielle Menzies
Mrs Ray Schubert - Prefects' Patron

Home Economics & Vocational Ed Faculty

Ms Tanya Mortimer - Head Teacher
Mrs Melissa Albert

Ms Claire Chapman - SRC Patron

Miss Lisa Higham - Year 8 Student Adviser
Ms Dian Madden - Careers Adviser
Mrs Paula Watson

Industrial Arts Faculty

Mr Cameron Miller - Relieving Head Teacher
Mr Wayne Baker

Mr Mark Gilmour

Mr Scott Jacob
Mr Gregg Henderson
Mr Mark Peter
 

Mathematics & Computing Faculty

Mr Nigel Heitmeyer - Head Teacher
Mrs Michelle Armstrong - Computing Coordinator
Miss Taylor Crozier
Ms Rachel Eyles
Mrs Ainsley Lebner
Mrs Vanessa Macreadie

Mr Brendan Passmore
Mr Simon Porter
Ms Rachel Saul

Ms Jay Viswannathan
Miss Danielle Watters

Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Faculty

Mr Timothy Sanson - Relieving Head Teacher, Sports Organiser
Mr Nathan Honeyman
Miss Samantha O'Connell - Sports Organiser
Mr Toby Pargeter - Sports Organiser

Ms Carolyn Ratcliffe

Science Faculty
Ms Sarah Basquil - Head Teacher
Ms Katia Bertazzo - Volunteering Coordinator
Ms Carrie Frost
Mr Stephen Hooppell
Mrs Courtney Hutchings
Mr Bruce Jackson
Mrs Tracey Lee - Year 12 Student Adviser
Mr George Salmon
Mr Paul Schupina - Year 11 Student Adviser

Social Science Faculty

Mr Craig Day - Head Teacher
Mr Joshua Dicketts
Ms Kerri Flanigan

Mr Leigh Goldsworthy
Mr Richard Leahy
Mr Andrew Mollison - Year 10 Student Adviser

Welfare Faculty
Mrs Deb Harvey - Head Teacher
Mrs Sharon Borham, LaST
Mr Adam DeMamiel, Tutorial Centre
Mrs Ange DeMamiel, Multi-cat
Ms Catherine Gibson, Multi-cat
Mrs Anna Kaye, EAL/D
Ms Carolyn Ratcliffe, Tutorial Centre
Mrs Megan Salter, EAL/D
Mrs Alison Fuller, School Counsellor
 

Student Learning Support Officers
Mr David Goodwin
Ms Caitlin Higham
Mrs Fiona Sanson
Mr Brodee Windham

School Administrative Support Staff

Mrs Francis Tilbrook - School Admin Manager
Mrs Sharon Bockman, School Office

Mrs Susan Burt, Home Economics
Mrs Suzanne Castley, Library
Mr Greg Chadwick, General Assistant
Mrs Hilary Guinness, Duplicating Room
Ms Joanne Kearney, Principal's Assistant
Mr Neville King, Gardens
Ms Sue Mojsiewicz, School Office
Mrs Janine Owen, Science
Mrs Julie Rand, School Office
Mrs Liz Rollo, Library
Mrs Fiona Smits, Reception
Ms Vicky Honey, Farm Assistant
Mrs Debbie Welch, School Office

Canteen
Mrs Sharon Wendt - Canteen Manager
Mrs Vicky Kilby
Mrs Judy Seely

Key Research Interests

Current research interests include: (i) the development of educational research and evaluation since 1945; (ii) the disciplinary, institutional, social and political context of educational research; (iii) the curriculum reform movement.


PhD & Ed.D supervision


Professor Norris has supervised to successful completion 19 PhD and 2 Ed.D students.

Current research students


Primary Supervisor:

Pauline Bryant (Ed.D), Maggie Bunting (Ed.D), Deborah Harrison (PhD), Justin Hett (PhD), Jane Marlow (PhD), Helene Rankin (PhD), Nawal Alzahrani (PhD).


Second Supervisor:

Stephanie Aspin (PhD), Elizabeth Blowers (Ed.D), Katrina Emerson (Ed.D), Vernon Holt (PhD),


Supervisory Panel:

Jeremy Sokhi (PhD) and Rick Adams (PhD), both in the School of Pharmacy

Publications


Books


Elliott, J. & Norris, N. eds. (2012) Curriculum, Pedagogy and Educational Research – The Work of Lawrence Stenhouse, London: Taylor Francis

Norris, N. ed. (2008) Curriculum and the Teacher: Readings from the Cambridge Journal of Education 1971 – 2006, London: Taylor Francis

Kushner, S. & Norris, N. eds. (2007) Dilemmas of Engagement: Evaluation and the New Public Management, (Advances in Program Evaluation Vol. 10), Oxford: Elsevier

Norris, N., Aspland, R., MacDonald, B., Schostak, J. & Zamorski, B. (1996) An Independent Evaluation of Comprehensive Curriculum Reform in Finland, Helsinki: National Board of Education.

Norris, N. (1990) Understanding Educational Evaluation, London: Kogan Page (re-published in paperback 1993)

MacDonald, B. Argent, M, Elliott, J. May, N. Miller, & Norris, N. (1987) Police Probationer Training: the final report of the Stage Two Review, London: HMSO 



Short works


Wright, D., Loftus, M., Christou, M., Eggleton, A. & Norris, N. (2006) Healthcare Professional Education & Training: How does Pharmacy in Great Britain compare? London: Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

Norris, N. et al (1998) ‘Recertification in General Practice Reconsidered’ http://www.uea.ac.uk/care/pubs/recert.pdf

Eide, K. & Norris, N. (1993) Environmental Education Policies in Finland: a review. Helsinki: Ministry of Education, National Board of Education

MacDonald, B., Elliott, J. & Norris, N. et al (1990) Studies in Police Training: An Evaluation of Police Recruit Education in New South Wales, Australia. Norwich: Centre for Applied Research in Education, University of East Anglia



Contributions to books


Norris, N. (2012) ‘Lawrence Alexander Stenhouse: an educational life’ in Elliott, J. & Norris, N. (eds.) Curriculum, Pedagogy and Educational Research – The Work of Lawrence Stenhouse, London: Taylor Francis pp. 7 - 49

Elliott, J. & Norris, N. (2012) ‘The Stenhouse Legacy’, in Elliott, J. & Norris, N. (eds.) Curriculum, Pedagogy and Educational Research – The Work of Lawrence Stenhouse, London: Taylor Francis pp 137 - 152

Norris, N. (2008) ‘Curriculum and the Teacher’ in Norris, N. ed. Curriculum and the Teacher: Readings from the Cambridge Journal of Education 1971 – 2006, London: Taylor Francis pp. 1 - 28

Norris, N. (2007) ‘Evaluation and Trust’, Kushner, S. & Norris, N. (Eds). Dilemmas of Engagement: Evaluation and the New Public Management, Oxford: Elsevier

Norris, N. & Kushner, S. (2007) ‘Evaluation and the New Public Management’, Kushner. S. & Norris, N. eds. Dilemmas of Engagement: Evaluation and the New Public Management, Oxford: Elsevier

Norris, N. (2004) ‘Validity’ Encyclopaedia of Evaluation, London: Sage

Norris, N. & Walker R. (2004) ‘Naturalistic Inquiry’ Somekh, B. & Lewin, K. eds Research Methods in the Social Sciences, London: Sage pp 131 – 137

Norris, N. (1997) ‘Contract Research’ Burgess, B. ed. Encyclopaedia of Social Research Methods, London: Routledge

Norris, N. & Phillips. T. (1996) "An Evaluation of the Polytechnic Experiment in Kemi-Tornio and North Karelia" Maljojoki, P. and Kurtakko, K. eds Evaluation Report on the North Karelia and Kemi-Tornio Polytechnics. Joensuu, Finland: Pohjois-Karjalan Ammattikorkeakoulu pp 9 - 20

Norris, N. (1995) "Koulutusohjelmien Arviointi" Takala, S. (ed) Arviointi ja Koulutuksen Laadun Kehittaminen. Kasvatustieteiden Utukimuslaitos Jyvaskylan Yliopisto. [Norris, N. (1995) "Evaluation of Educational Programmes" Takala, S. (ed) Evaluation and the Enhancement of the Quality of Education. Jyvaskyla, Finland: Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyvaskyla]

Norris, N. (1994) ‘Making the Most of Judgement Data’ Pettigrew, M & Somekh, B. eds. Evaluating Innovation in Environmental Education, Paris: OECD pp 161 – 164

Norris, N. (1993) ‘Evaluation, Economics and Performance Indicators’ Elliott, J. (Ed) Reconstructing Teacher Education, Falmer Press.



Journal articles


Hammad, W. & Norris, N. (2009) ‘Centralised control: A Barrier to Shared Decision-making in Egyptian Secondary Schools’ International Studies in Educational Administration 37 (2) pp 60 – 73

Norris, N. (2005) ‘The Politics of Evaluation and the Methodological Imagination’ American Journal of Evaluation, 26 (4): 584 – 586

Harvey, I.,Shepstone, L.,Swift,L., Reading, R., Mugford, M., Norris, N. Thoburn, J., Robinson, J. (2004) ‘A National Evaluation of School Breakfast Clubs: evidence from a cluster randomised controlled trial and an observational analysis’ Child: Care, Health and Development, 30 (5): 413 - 427

Robinson, J. & Norris, N. (2001) ‘Generalisation and Evidence-Based Practice’, Educational Action Research, 9 (2): 303-309

Norris, N. (1998) ‘Curriculum Evaluation Revisited’, Cambridge Journal of Education, 28. (2): 207 – 219

Norris, N. (1998) ‘Evaluación, Economía e Indicadores de Rendimiento’ HEURESIS. Revista Electrónica de Investigación Curricular y Educativa, Vol.1, n2, http://www2.uca.es/HEURESIS

Norris, N. (1997) ‘Error Bias and Validity in Qualitative Research’ Educational Action Research, 5 (1): 173 – 176

House, E., Haug, C. & Norris, N. (1996) ‘Producing Evaluations in a Large Bureaucracy’ Evaluation, 2 (2): 135 – 150

Norris, N. (1996) ‘Professor Hargreaves, the TTA and Evidence-based Practice’ Research Intelligence, 57: 2 – 4

Norris, C. & Norris, N. (1993) ‘Defining Good Policing’ Policing and Society, 3: 205 – 221

Norris, N (1995) ‘Contracts, Control and Evaluation’ Journal of Education Policy, 10 (3) 271 – 285

Norris, N. (1992) ‘Problems in Police Training’ Policing, 8. Autumn: 210 – 221

Norris, N. (1991) ‘The Trouble with Competence’ Cambridge Journal of Education, 21: 331 - 341.

Norris, N. & Pettigrew, M. (1991) ‘Evaluation and Research’ Research Intelligence, 40

Norris, N., Davies, R. & Beattie, C. (1990) ‘Evaluating new technology: the case of the Interactive Video in Schools Programme’ British Journal of Educational Technology, 21: 84-89.




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