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Lipscombe, Kylie J. Dr.

Senior Lecturer - Educational Leadership

  • Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • School of Education

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Dr Kylie Lipscombe is a senior lecturer and researcher in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong (UOW). She is the Associate Academic Director of Educational Leadership and leads the design and delivery of the Master of Education (Educational Leadership) and Master of Education Extension (Educational Leadership) at UOW. 

    Kylie is passionate about the nexus between educational leadership and practice, and has an interest in theorising educational leadership in context by working in partnership with the profession. Her program of research is aimed at positively influencing professional practice in schools in the fields of middle leadership, school leadership, teacher collaboration, and teacher and leadership professional learning. This includes investigating influences of middle leadership to student and teacher learning; teacher collaboration and the elements to support whole school collaborative practices; and school and university collaborative partnerships.  

    She has published 9 journal articles, 5 book chapters, 1 book and 2 research reports and has led or contributed to teams that have attracted more than $5M in funding. Her contributions to practice includes 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. 

    Kylie 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 NSW DoE SLI and UOW, aimed at supporting and developing the next generation of principals in NSW public schools. Kylie is also the co-lead for the NSW Department of Education Middle Leadership Development Program; a partnership between the NSW School Leadership Institute, University of Newcastle and UOW aimed at developing 500 middle leaders in NSW public school each year.  

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


    Kylie is currently supervising 5 doctorate students. 

Available as Research Supervisor

Available for Collaborative Projects

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2020

    Published In
    International Studies in Educational Administration
    2020

    Published In
    School Leadership and Management
    2020

    Published In
    Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education
    2019

    Published In
    Leading and Managing
    2019

    Published In
    Educational Management, Administration and Leadership
    2019

    Published In
    Professional Development in Education
    2019

    Published In
    Studying Teacher Education
    2015

    Published In
    Practically Primary
  • Book

    Year Title
    2016

    Publisher
    Victoria, Australia
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    Handbook of Research on Innovative Digital Practices to Engage Learners
    Publisher
    USA
    2018

    Published In
    A literature companion for teachers
    Publisher
    Newtown, NSW
    2017

    Published In
    A Literature Companion for Teachers
    Publisher
    Newtown, NSW, Australia
    2017

    Published In
    SAGE Research Methods
    Publisher
    United States
    2015

    Published In
    Teaching Writing in Today’s Classrooms: Looking back to looking forward
    Publisher
    Norwood, Australia
  • Other Publications

    Year Title
    2020

Presentations


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Educational leadership

    Middle leadership

    Professional Learning Communities

    Teacher Collaboration

    Leadership development 

    Teacher professional learning

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Assessing How Collaborative Inquiry Changes School Leader's and Teacher's Use of Inclusive Practice 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 (Integrated) Perceptions and Experiences of Educational Leadership in Early Childhood Contexts Stouse-Lee, Kim
    Doctor of Philosophy Partnerships in learning: Building a framework for collaboration Austin, Kylie

Education And Training


  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Education 2013 - 2017
  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Education 2012 - 2017
  • M.Ed. in Teacher collaboration and professional learning, La Trobe University, Education 2007 - 2011
  • B.E., La Trobe University, Education 1998 - 2001

Teaching Overview


  • EDGL941- Minor Research Project in Educational Leadership (Subject coordinator and Lecturer) 
    EDGL919- Mentoring Beginning Teachers (Subject coordinator and Lecturer)
    EDGL920- Leading, Developing & Managing People (Subject coordinator and Lecturer)

Keywords


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

Full Name


  • Dr Kylie Jean Lipscombe, J

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Dr Kylie Lipscombe is a senior lecturer and researcher in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong (UOW). She is the Associate Academic Director of Educational Leadership and leads the design and delivery of the Master of Education (Educational Leadership) and Master of Education Extension (Educational Leadership) at UOW. 

    Kylie is passionate about the nexus between educational leadership and practice, and has an interest in theorising educational leadership in context by working in partnership with the profession. Her program of research is aimed at positively influencing professional practice in schools in the fields of middle leadership, school leadership, teacher collaboration, and teacher and leadership professional learning. This includes investigating influences of middle leadership to student and teacher learning; teacher collaboration and the elements to support whole school collaborative practices; and school and university collaborative partnerships.  

    She has published 9 journal articles, 5 book chapters, 1 book and 2 research reports and has led or contributed to teams that have attracted more than $5M in funding. Her contributions to practice includes 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. 

    Kylie 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 NSW DoE SLI and UOW, aimed at supporting and developing the next generation of principals in NSW public schools. Kylie is also the co-lead for the NSW Department of Education Middle Leadership Development Program; a partnership between the NSW School Leadership Institute, University of Newcastle and UOW aimed at developing 500 middle leaders in NSW public school each year.  

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


    Kylie is currently supervising 5 doctorate students. 

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2020

    Published In
    International Studies in Educational Administration
    2020

    Published In
    School Leadership and Management
    2020

    Published In
    Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education
    2019

    Published In
    Leading and Managing
    2019

    Published In
    Educational Management, Administration and Leadership
    2019

    Published In
    Professional Development in Education
    2019

    Published In
    Studying Teacher Education
    2015

    Published In
    Practically Primary
  • Book

    Year Title
    2016

    Publisher
    Victoria, Australia
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    Handbook of Research on Innovative Digital Practices to Engage Learners
    Publisher
    USA
    2018

    Published In
    A literature companion for teachers
    Publisher
    Newtown, NSW
    2017

    Published In
    A Literature Companion for Teachers
    Publisher
    Newtown, NSW, Australia
    2017

    Published In
    SAGE Research Methods
    Publisher
    United States
    2015

    Published In
    Teaching Writing in Today’s Classrooms: Looking back to looking forward
    Publisher
    Norwood, Australia
  • Other Publications

    Year Title
    2020

Presentations


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Educational leadership

    Middle leadership

    Professional Learning Communities

    Teacher Collaboration

    Leadership development 

    Teacher professional learning

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Assessing How Collaborative Inquiry Changes School Leader's and Teacher's Use of Inclusive Practice 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 (Integrated) Perceptions and Experiences of Educational Leadership in Early Childhood Contexts Stouse-Lee, Kim
    Doctor of Philosophy Partnerships in learning: Building a framework for collaboration Austin, Kylie

Education And Training


  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Education 2013 - 2017
  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Education 2012 - 2017
  • M.Ed. in Teacher collaboration and professional learning, La Trobe University, Education 2007 - 2011
  • B.E., La Trobe University, Education 1998 - 2001

Teaching Overview


  • EDGL941- Minor Research Project in Educational Leadership (Subject coordinator and Lecturer) 
    EDGL919- Mentoring Beginning Teachers (Subject coordinator and Lecturer)
    EDGL920- Leading, Developing & Managing People (Subject coordinator and Lecturer)

Keywords


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

Full Name


  • Dr Kylie Jean Lipscombe, J

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