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Stephen Dinham

Honorary
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
education & educational research
social sciences
partnership
outcomes
educational change
clinical practice
translation
pre-service teacher preparation
medicine
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Prof

Stephen Dinham

 
Division
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
 
Primary Interest
Pedagogy/Quality Teaching
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Prof

Stephen Dinham

 

Professor Stephen Dinham OAM PhD is Emeritus Professor in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne.

Stephen Dinham taught in government secondary schools in NSW before being appointed in 1989 to the University of Western Sydney where he held a number of positions including Head of the Department of Curriculum Studies, Associate Dean (Postgraduate) and Associate Professor.

In 2002 he took up a position as Professor of Teacher Education, Pedagogy and Professional Development at the University of New England. In 2005 he took up the position of Professor of Educational Leadership and Pedagogy at the University of Wollongong. In 2007 he took up the position of Research Director of the Teaching, Learning and Leadership research program at the Australian Council for Educational Research. He took up his present position at the University of Melbourne at the beginning of 2011.

He has conducted a wide range of research projects (more than 75 funded in excess of $10,000,000) in the areas of educational leadership and change, effective pedagogy/quality teaching, student achievement, postgraduate supervision, professional teaching standards, teachers' professional development, middle-level leaders in schools, and teacher satisfaction, motivation and health. He has an extensive publication record of books (7), book chapters(18), refereed journal articles (59), research reports (67) and articles in other professional media (211). He is a frequent presenter at international, national and state conferences (over 610 presentations) and has conducted consultancies with a wide range of educational bodies nationally and internationally.

He is a past president of the Australian College of Educators (2014-15) and past president of NSW Branch of ACE (2000-02).

In 2014 he was the first Australian to be made a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow, and as part of his fellowship he spent a period of residence at the Robert Bosch foundation in Berlin in 2014-2015 undertaking a comparative student of educational practice and policy in Germany and Australia. As a fellow he also participates in annual international dialogues in Germany with senior German policy makers and other fellows.

He is currently a member of the Victorian Minister for Education Expert Panel for Schools (2015- ).


Awards and Prizes

• Fellow of the Australian College of Educators (1999)
• Fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Administration (2000)
• Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (2002)
• Sir Harold Wyndham Medal (ACE NSW 2005)
• National Carrick Australian Award for University Teaching - Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2006) “For pivotal leadership in the teaching profession, linking teaching educators, professional bodies and practitioners through his research, award structures (QTA) and policy guidance on key committees.”
• Sir James Darling Medal (ACE Victoria 2010)
• Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) “For service to educational research, and to professional associations” (2011)
• Ann D Clark Medallion, Catholic Education, Diocese of Parramatta (2011).
• Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship, Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany (2014).

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 98 most recent scholarly works by Stephen Dinham.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2011

Medal of the Order of Australia


2014

Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship (Germany)


2002

FAIM - Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management


2000

FACEA - Fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Administration


1999

FACE - Fellow of the Australian College of Educators


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Member

British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society

Member

European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction

Member

International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement

Member

European Council for Educational Research

Member

Australian Curriculum Studies Association

Fellow

Australian Institute of Management

Member

British Educational Research Association

Member

American Educational Research Association

Fellow, President-Elect

Australian College of Educators

Fellow

Australian Council for Educational Leaders

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of New England

Master of Education (Administration)

University of New England

Bachelor of Arts

University of New England

Diploma of Teaching

Alexander Mackie CAE