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Dr

Marian Mahat

Iletc Senior Research Fellow
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
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education & educational research
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Dr

Marian Mahat

 
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Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
 
Primary Interest
Educational leadership
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Dr

Marian Mahat

 

Marian Mahat has 20 years’ experience in leadership, management, and administration; research and research training and supervision; learning and teaching; and engagement. Her academic career builds on five qualifications obtained at renowned institutions in Singapore, the United Kingdom and Australia including the University of Melbourne between 1995 and 2016, and on her academic work at the University since 2013.

Additionally, with over 12 years in professional roles in higher education, including within the Federal government’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, she has made further significant contributions in leadership, engagement and service in the field.

The major focus of her academic contribution is on improving student learning and outcomes in various educational contexts. Her work responds to an overarching research question: How do we provide enablers, including conditions, processes, attributes and interactions, that shape and improve the learning and outcomes of students? Working across multiple fields of inquiry, utilising innovative quantitative and qualitative methodologies and interdisciplinary collaboration with other universities, industry and schools, her work is driven by a desire to make enduring contributions to theory, methodology and practice in various contexts from pre-school to higher education to improve educational outcomes. Her core research program is recognized nationally and internationally, exemplified by a strong record of publications, research grants and consultancies.

As the lead Research Fellow and Research Manager of the Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change (ILETC) project, she oversees all research activities and the dissemination of project findings in the multi-disciplinary project involving 17 education and industry partner organisations across four countries, 6000 schools across Australia and New Zealand, and more than 20 researchers across Education and Architecture. Additionally, she works with Australian and New Zealand schools to develop a capacity- and capability-building program for school leaders and teachers.

She is highly passionate about building capacity and capability of academic staff at universities. She is series editor of the Surviving and Thriving in Academia and book editor of Achieving Academic Promotion published by Emerald.


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 54 most recent scholarly works by Marian Mahat.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Early Career Research Excellence Award, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne

2018

Research Partnership Excellence Award, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne

2016

Teaching Scholarship for Graduate Researchers

Teaching Scholarship for Graduate Researchers, The University of Melbourne

2013

Australian Postgraduate Award

Australian Postgraduate Award, Australian Government

2013

Professor John Hay Scholarship

Professor John Hay Scholarship, LH Martin Institute, The University of Melbourne

2004

Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional Performance by General Staff

Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional Performance by General Staff, Monash University

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Iletc Senior Research Fellow

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Honorary

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Senior Research Fellow

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Honorary

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Education


Doctor of Philosopy

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Specialist Certificate in Teaching for Graduate Researchers

University of Melbourne

Master of Education

Monash University

Bachelor of Science (Economics and Management)

University of London

Diploma of Business Studies

Ngee Ann Polytechnic