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Lipscombe, Kylie J. Dr.

Coordinator & Lecturer - Educational Leadership

  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • School of Education

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Dr Kylie Lipscombe is an experienced lecturer and researcher in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong (UOW). She is the coordinator of educational leadership and leads the design and delivery of the Master of Education (Educational Leadership) and Master of Education Advanced (Educational Leadership) at UOW. 

    Kylie is an experienced educator with diverse experiences across multiple states and sectors. She has 20 years experience in educational organisations such as schools and university. She has held roles such as teacher, deputy principal, curriculum writer, curriculum consultant and lecturer.

    Kylie is passionate about the nexus between educational research and practice. As such, her program of research is aimed at positively influencing professional practice in schools in the fields of educational leadership, professional development and literacy education. This includes investigating teacher collaboration and the elements to support whole school collaborative practices; school and university collaborative partnerships; middle leadership; and digital literacy in primary schools.  

    She is a keen contributor and leader in professional education associations and is currently serving on the NSW Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) executive board and was the past NSW President for the Australian Literacy Educators' Association (ALEA). 

    She has published 3 journal articles, 3 book chapters and 1 book and has led or contributed to teams that have attracted more than $884,000.00 in funding.

    Her contributions to practice include the writing and publication of illustrators of practice for Highly Accomplished career stage for the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) and national teaching resources in financial literacy.

    She is currently the lead academic for the NSW Department of Education (NSW DoE) School Leadership Institute (SLI) Aspiring Principals Leadership Program. This program is a 12 month program co-designed by UOW and NSW DoE SLI, aimed at supporting and developing the next generation of principals in NSW public schools. 

    Kylie is currently supervising 4 doctorate students. 

Available as Research Supervisor

Available for Collaborative Projects

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    Leading and Managing
    Volume
    25
    Pages
    29 - 43
    ISSN
    1329-4539
    2019

    Published In
    Professional Development in Education
    Volume
    Online First
    Pages
    1 - 18
    ISSN
    1941-5265
    2019

    Published In
    Studying Teacher Education
    Volume
    Online First
    ISSN
    1742-5964
    2015

    Published In
    Practically Primary
    Volume
    20
    Pages
    22 - 22
  • Book

    Year Title
    2016

    Publisher
    Hawker Brownlow
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2017

    Published In
    A Literature Companion for Teachers
    Publisher
    Newtown, NSW, Australia: Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
    Pages
    172 - 187
    ISBN
    9781925132397
    Edition
    2
    2017

    Published In
    SAGE Research Methods
    Publisher
    United States: Sage
    Pages
    1 - 25
    ISBN
    9781473969766
    2015

    Published In
    Teaching Writing in Today’s Classrooms: Looking back to looking forward
    Publisher
    Norwood, Australia: Australian Literary Educators' Association
    Pages
    281 - 300
    ISBN
    9780977546855

Presentations


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Educational leadership

    Middle leadership

    Professional Learning Communities

    Teacher Collaboration

    Mentoring and coaching

    Teacher professional learning

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Master of Philosophy Professional Learning Programs for Mainstream Teachers to Implement Evidence Based Practices for Students with ASD in Inclusive Classrooms Morton, Kia
    Doctor of Education TBC Bell, Stephen
    Doctor of Education Understanding How School Leaders Engage Teachers in Data-based Decision Making Gallo, Shirlee
    Doctor of Philosophy Partnerships in learning: Building a framework for collaboration Austin, Kylie

Keywords


  • School Leadership; Educational Leadership; Professional Learning Communities in schools; Middle Leadership in schools; Team collaboration; Teacher Professional Learning 

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Dr Kylie Lipscombe is an experienced lecturer and researcher in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong (UOW). She is the coordinator of educational leadership and leads the design and delivery of the Master of Education (Educational Leadership) and Master of Education Advanced (Educational Leadership) at UOW. 

    Kylie is an experienced educator with diverse experiences across multiple states and sectors. She has 20 years experience in educational organisations such as schools and university. She has held roles such as teacher, deputy principal, curriculum writer, curriculum consultant and lecturer.

    Kylie is passionate about the nexus between educational research and practice. As such, her program of research is aimed at positively influencing professional practice in schools in the fields of educational leadership, professional development and literacy education. This includes investigating teacher collaboration and the elements to support whole school collaborative practices; school and university collaborative partnerships; middle leadership; and digital literacy in primary schools.  

    She is a keen contributor and leader in professional education associations and is currently serving on the NSW Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) executive board and was the past NSW President for the Australian Literacy Educators' Association (ALEA). 

    She has published 3 journal articles, 3 book chapters and 1 book and has led or contributed to teams that have attracted more than $884,000.00 in funding.

    Her contributions to practice include the writing and publication of illustrators of practice for Highly Accomplished career stage for the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) and national teaching resources in financial literacy.

    She is currently the lead academic for the NSW Department of Education (NSW DoE) School Leadership Institute (SLI) Aspiring Principals Leadership Program. This program is a 12 month program co-designed by UOW and NSW DoE SLI, aimed at supporting and developing the next generation of principals in NSW public schools. 

    Kylie is currently supervising 4 doctorate students. 

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    Leading and Managing
    Volume
    25
    Pages
    29 - 43
    ISSN
    1329-4539
    2019

    Published In
    Professional Development in Education
    Volume
    Online First
    Pages
    1 - 18
    ISSN
    1941-5265
    2019

    Published In
    Studying Teacher Education
    Volume
    Online First
    ISSN
    1742-5964
    2015

    Published In
    Practically Primary
    Volume
    20
    Pages
    22 - 22
  • Book

    Year Title
    2016

    Publisher
    Hawker Brownlow
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2017

    Published In
    A Literature Companion for Teachers
    Publisher
    Newtown, NSW, Australia: Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
    Pages
    172 - 187
    ISBN
    9781925132397
    Edition
    2
    2017

    Published In
    SAGE Research Methods
    Publisher
    United States: Sage
    Pages
    1 - 25
    ISBN
    9781473969766
    2015

    Published In
    Teaching Writing in Today’s Classrooms: Looking back to looking forward
    Publisher
    Norwood, Australia: Australian Literary Educators' Association
    Pages
    281 - 300
    ISBN
    9780977546855

Presentations


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Educational leadership

    Middle leadership

    Professional Learning Communities

    Teacher Collaboration

    Mentoring and coaching

    Teacher professional learning

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Master of Philosophy Professional Learning Programs for Mainstream Teachers to Implement Evidence Based Practices for Students with ASD in Inclusive Classrooms Morton, Kia
    Doctor of Education TBC Bell, Stephen
    Doctor of Education Understanding How School Leaders Engage Teachers in Data-based Decision Making Gallo, Shirlee
    Doctor of Philosophy Partnerships in learning: Building a framework for collaboration Austin, Kylie

Keywords


  • School Leadership; Educational Leadership; Professional Learning Communities in schools; Middle Leadership in schools; Team collaboration; Teacher Professional Learning 

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