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Prof Amanda Keddie

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Chair in Education

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2001
Bachelor of Education, University of Tasmania, 1997

Biography summary

Amanda Keddie is a Professor of Education at Deakin University. She leads the program: Children, Young People and their Communities within the REDI (Research for Educational Impact) Centre. Her research interests and publications are in the broad field of social justice and schooling. She began her career as a primary school teacher in 1998 while studying for her PhD in Education at Deakin University. After being awarded her doctorate in 2002, she worked in various lecturing roles in the Faculty of Education at the University of Southern Queensland before taking up a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Queensland in 2005. Since 2005, she has pursued a research-intensive trajectory with Research Fellowships at Roehampton University (London), Griffith University (Brisbane) and The University of Queensland (Brisbane). She has recently completed an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship, which involved a cross-cultural analysis of socially just schooling in Australia and the UK.

Career highlights

2016: Joining REDI (Research for Educational Impact) Deakin University

2014: Research Award - outstanding contribution to research (University of Queensland)

2011: ARC Future Fellowship 

2010: Pam Gilbert Award for gender equity in education (Association of Women Educators)

2007: Leverhulme Trust Fellowship (Leverhulme Trust, Roehampton University)

2002: Early Career Research Award (AARE, Australian Association for Research in Education)

1997: University Medal (University of Tasmania)

Affiliations

Editorial Board – Journal of Boyhood Studies, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, Australian Educational Researcher, Redress, Curriculum Studies (2009-2014)

National convenor, Australian Association for Research in Education, Social Justice Special Interest Group 2010-2013)

National Executive Member, Australian Association for Research in Education (2014), Conference Awards Convenor (2015)

Executive Member, Association of Women Educators (2009- )

Knowledge areas

Social justice and education

Identity Politics and schooling

Poststructural and Postcolonial Theory

Policy reform and social justice

Professional activities

Australian Association for Research in Education 

I have been a member of AARE since 1999 and have attended most of the annual conferences since then. I was national convenor of the Social Justice Special Interest Group between 2010-2013 and a member of the Executive 2014-2015. In 2015 I was Conference Awards convenor. 

The Association of Women Educators

I have been an executive member of AWE since 2009 and have been part of organising and participating in many of this organisation's activities including presenting keynote conference addresses, conducting research and writing for the association's professional journal, Redress.   

Projects

Current projects: 

Our Watch, Respectful Relationships in Education Evaluation ($110, 000.00) (2016-2018), with Associate Professor Deb Ollis
School autonomy for school improvement: School autonomy for school improvement: a multi-site analysis of three Australian education systems (2017-2018) with Dr Jessica Holloway
Building socially cohesive communities: Listening to Muslim women (2017-2018) with Dr Taghreed Jamal Al Deen and Dr Shakira Hussein
Dept of Premier and Cabinet, RIOSC, Leading for social cohesion: How principals respond to “challenging conversations” about social and political volatilities and disharmonies ($70 000), Associate Professors Jane Wilkinson, Lucas Walsh and Dr Luke (Monash University, 2016-2017)
REDI small grants scheme, Educating the global citizen or fostering assured optimism? Elite higher education programs in Australia (2016-2017, $10 000), with Dr Claire Charles and Dr Ros Black

Publications

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2017

Schooling and social justice through the lenses of Nancy Fraser

A Keddie

(2017), Vol. 1, pp. 146-167, Education policy, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter

Some of these girls can be real drama queens : issues of gender, sexual harassment and schooling

A Keddie

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 245-263, Education and sexualities, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter

The politics of differentiation in schools

M Mills, A Keddie, P Renshaw, S Monk

(2017), London, Eng., A1-1

book

Primary school leadership in England: performativity and matters of professionalism

A Keddie

(2017), pp. 1-12, British journal of sociology of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Supporting disadvantaged students in an English primary school: matters of entrepreneurial and traditional professionalism

A Keddie

(2017), pp. 1-16, Cambridge journal of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Supporting and educating young Muslim women: stories from Australia and the UK

A Keddie

(2017), New York, N.Y., A1

book

School autonomy reform and public education in Australia: implications for social justice

A Keddie

(2017), Vol. 44, pp. 373-390, Australian educational researcher, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Context matters: primary schools and academies reform in England

A Keddie

(2017), pp. 1-16, Journal of education policy, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Professionalism and competing responsibilities: moderating competitive performativity in school autonomy reform

B Gobby, A Keddie, J Blackmore

(2017), pp. 1-15, Journal of educational administration and history, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

School autonomy reform in Queensland: governance, freedom and the entrepreneurial leader

A Keddie, B Gobby, C Wilkins

(2017), pp. 1-17, School leadership and management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Maintaining the integrity of public education : a comparative analysis of school autonomy in the United States and Australia

A Keddie

(2016), Vol. 60, pp. 249-270, Comparative education review, Chicago, Ill., C1

journal

Children of the market : performativity, neoliberal responsibilisation and the construction of student identities

A Keddie

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 108-122, Oxford review of education, Basingstoke, Eng., C1-1

journal

Advocacy, truth-telling and counter-conduct as practices of socially just leadership at Ridgeway

R Niesche, A Keddie

(2016), pp. 89-104, Leadership, Ethics and Schooling for Social Justice, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

chapter

The Clementine-led alliance: articulating a telos of social justice

R Niesche, A Keddie

(2016), pp. 105-125, Leadership, Ethics and Schooling for Social Justice, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

chapter

Ridgeway State High School: articulating a telos of social justice

R Niesche, A Keddie

(2016), pp. 69-87, Leadership, Ethics and Schooling for Social Justice, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

chapter

Leadership, ethics and schooling for social justice

R Niesche, A Keddie

(2016), pp. 1-164, Leadership, Ethics and Schooling for Social Justice, Abingdon, Eng., A1-1

book

Beyond the habits of punishing, criticising and nagging : fostering respectful and socially just student relations using critical pedagogies

A Keddie

(2016), pp. 133-144, Challenging dominant views on student behaviour at school : answering back, Berlin, Germany, B1-1

chapter

Academisation, school collaboration and the primary school sector in England: a story of six school leaders

A Keddie

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 1-15, School leadership & management, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

School autonomy as 'the way of the future': Issues of equity, public purpose and moral leadership

A Keddie

(2016), Vol. 44, pp. 713-727, Educational management administration and leadership, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Disrupting (gendered) Islamophobia: the practice of feminist ijtihad to support the agency of young Muslim women

A Keddie

(2016), pp. 1-12, Journal of gender studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Conceptions of responsibility within and beyond neoliberal frames: a story of leadership in an English primary school

A Keddie

(2016), Vol. In Press, pp. 1-16, Educational management administration &lLeadership, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Navigating the demands of the English schooling context: problematics and possibilities for social equity

A Keddie, B Lingard

(2015), Vol. 19, pp. 1117-1125, International journal of inclusive education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

New modalities of state power: neoliberal responsibilisation and the work of academy chains

A Keddie

(2015), Vol. 19, pp. 1190-1205, International journal of inclusive education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Indigenous girls, social justice, and schooling : addressing issues of disadvantage

A Keddie

(2015), pp. 465-477, Handbook of Children and Youth Studies, Berlin, Germany, B1-1

chapter

Student voice and teacher accountability: possibilities and problematics

A Keddie

(2015), Vol. 23, pp. 225-244, Pedagogy, culture & society, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

'We haven't done enough for White working-class children': issues of distributive justice and ethnic identity politics

A Keddie

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 515-534, Race ethnicity and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Prioritizing social and moral learning amid conservative curriculum trends: spaces of possibility

A Keddie

(2015), Vol. 47, pp. 355-373, Journal of curriculum studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Using Butler to understand the multiplicity and variability of policy reception

C Gowlett, A Keddie, M Mills, P Renshaw, P Christie, D Geelan, S Monk

(2015), Vol. 30, pp. 149-164, Journal of education policy, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

School autonomy, accountability and collaboration: a critical review

A Keddie

(2015), Vol. 47, pp. 1-17, Journal of educational administration and history, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Lessons from Alison: a narrative study of differentiation in classroom teaching

D Geelan, P Christie, M Mills, A Keddie, P Renshaw, S Monk

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 13-23, International journal of pedagogies and learning, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2014

'It's like Spiderman... with great power comes great responsibility': school autonomy, school context and the audit culture

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 34, pp. 502-517, School leadership & management, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Australian multicultural policy: social cohesion through a political conception of autonomy

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 50, pp. 408-421, Journal of sociology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

'There isn't kind of a White History Month or anything like that for them': equity, schooling and the problematics of group identity politics

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 809-822, International journal of inclusive education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

The politics of Britishness: multiculturalism, schooling and social cohesion

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 40, pp. 539-554, British educational research journal, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal

Differentiated learning: from policy to classroom

M Mills, S Monk, A Keddie, P Renshaw, P Christie, D Geelan, C Gowlett

(2014), Vol. 40, pp. 331-348, Oxford review of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

School collaborations within the contemporary English education system: possibilities and constraints

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 44, pp. 229-244, Cambridge journal of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Identity politics, justice and the schooling of Muslim girls: navigating the tensions between multiculturalism, group rights and feminism

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 35, pp. 353-370, British journal of sociology of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Students' understandings of religious identities and relations: issues of social cohesion and citizenship

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 81-93, Education, citizenship and social justice, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Political justice, schooling and issues of group identity

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 46, pp. 311-323, Educational philosophy and theory, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Issues of Indigenous representation: white advocacy and the complexities of ethical leadership

R Niesche, A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 509-526, International journal of qualitative studies in education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Indigenous representation and alternative schooling: prioritising an epistemology of relationality

A Keddie

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 203-214, International journal of inclusive education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2013

Investigating 'moments' for student agency through a differentiated music curriculum

S Monk, M Mills, P Renshaw, D Geelan, A Keddie, C Gowlett

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 179-193, International journal of pedagogies and learning, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Thriving amid the performative demands of the contemporary audit culture: a matter of school context

A Keddie

(2013), Vol. 28, pp. 750-766, Journal of education policy, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Redistribution, recognition and representation: working against pedagogies of indifference

B Lingard, A Keddie

(2013), Vol. 21, pp. 427-447, Pedagogy, culture & society, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Beyond culturalism: addressing issues of Indigenous disadvantage through schooling

A Keddie, C Gowlett, M Mills, S Monk, P Renshaw

(2013), Vol. 40, pp. 91-108, Australian educational researcher, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Schooling for self-determination through a justice politics of Indigenous representation

A Keddie

(2013), Vol. 26, pp. 21-38, International journal of qualitative studies in education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Equity and education research, policy and practice: a review

R Gilbert, A Keddie, B Lingard, M Mills, P Renshaw

(2013), pp. 16-51, Equity and education: exploring new directions for equity in Australian education, Melbourne, Vic., B1-1

chapter
2012

Educating for diversity and social justice

A Keddie

(2012), New York, N.Y., A1-1

book

'Fixing' student deficit in contexts of diversity: another cautionary tale for pre-service teacher education

C Mills, A Keddie

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 9-19, International journal of pedagogies and learning, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal

Schooling and social justice through the lenses of Nancy Fraser

A Keddie

(2012), Vol. 53, pp. 263-279, Critical studies in education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Poetry and prose as pedagogical tools for addressing difficult knowledges: translocational positionality and issues of collective political agency

A Keddie

(2012), Vol. 20, pp. 317-332, Pedagogy, culture & society, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Refugee education and justice issues of representation, redistribution and recognition

A Keddie

(2012), Vol. 42, pp. 197-212, Cambridge journal of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Mobilising spaces of agency through genealogies of race and gender: issues of indigeneity, marginality and schooling

A Keddie, N Williams

(2012), Vol. 15, pp. 291-309, Race ethnicity and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

'It's almost like a White school now': racialised complexities, Indigenous representation and school leadership

A Keddie, R Niesche

(2012), Vol. 53, pp. 169-182, Critical studies in education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Pursuing justice for refugee students: addressing issues of cultural (mis)recognition

A Keddie

(2012), Vol. 16, pp. 1295-1310, International journal of inclusive education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Productive engagements with student difference: supporting equity through cultural recognition

A Keddie, R Niesche

(2012), Vol. 38, pp. 333-348, British educational research journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2011

Foregrounding issues of equity and diversity in educational leadership

R Niesche, A Keddie

(2011), Vol. 31, pp. 65-77, School leadership and management, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Fabricating an identity in neo-liberal times: performing schooling as 'number one'

A Keddie, M Mills, D Pendergast

(2011), Vol. 37, pp. 75-92, Oxford review of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

'Much more than a basic education': supporting self-determination and cultural integrity in a non-traditional school for Indigenous girls

A Keddie

(2011), Vol. 15, pp. 1001-1016, International journal of inclusive education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Supporting minority students through a reflexive approach to empowerment

A Keddie

(2011), Vol. 32, pp. 221-238, British journal of sociology of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Supporting minority women and girls: key frames of reference and understanding for educators

A Keddie

(2011), Vol. 37, pp. 131-146, British educational research journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Framing discourses of possibility and constraint in the empowerment of Muslim girls: issues of religion, race, ethnicity and culture

A Keddie

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 175-190, Race ethnicity and education, Abingdone, Eng., C1-1

journal

Whole school values and the socially transformative potential of philosophy education

A Keddie

(2011), Vol. 6, pp. 296-311, Pedagogies: an international journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2010

Gender justice and education: constructions of boys within discourses of resentment, neo-liberalism and security

M Mills, A Keddie

(2010), Vol. 62, pp. 407-420, Educational review, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Cultural reductionism and the media: polarising discourses around schools, violence and masculinity in an age of terror

M Mills, A Keddie

(2010), Vol. 36, pp. 427-444, Oxford review of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Neo-liberalism and new configurations of global space: possibilities, tensions and problematics for gender justice

A Keddie

(2010), Vol. 19, pp. 139-152, Journal of gender studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Feminist struggles to mobilise progressive spaces within the 'boy-turn' in gender equity and schooling reform

A Keddie

(2010), Vol. 22, pp. 353-368, Gender and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Teacher-student relationships

A Keddie, R Churchill

(2010), pp. 254-268, Teaching middle years: rethinking curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, Crows Nest, N.S.W., B1-1

chapter
2009

Productive pedagogies: a redefined methodology for analysing quality teacher practice

M Mills, M Goos, A Keddie, E Honan, D Pendergast, R Gilbert, K Nichols, P Renshaw, T Wright

(2009), Vol. 36, pp. 67-87, Australian educational researcher, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

National gender equity and schooling policy in Australia: struggles for a non-identitarian feminist politics

A Keddie

(2009), Vol. 36, pp. 21-37, Australian educational researcher, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

'Some of those girls can be real drama queens': issues of gender, sexual harassment and schooling

A Keddie

(2009), Vol. 9, pp. 1-16, Sex education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Disrupting masculinised spaces: teachers working for gender justice

A Keddie, M Mills

(2009), Vol. 24, pp. 29-43, Research papers in education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Giving Muslim girls 'a voice': the possibilities and limits to challenging patriarchal interpretations of Islam in one English community

A Keddie

(2009), Vol. 17, pp. 265-278, Pedagogy, culture & society, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Achievement, engagement and wellbeing: major issues

A Keddie

(2009), pp. 5-12, Primary and Middle Years Educator, Deakin West, A.C.T., B1-1

chapter

Global politics, gender justice, and education: contemporary issues and debates

A Keddie, M Mills

(2009), pp. 107-119, Handbook of social justice in education, New York, N.Y., B1-1

chapter
2008

Struggles to subvert the gendered field: issues of masculinity, rurality and class

A Keddie, C Mills, M Mills

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 193-205, Pedagogy, culture & society, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Playing the game: critical literacy, gender justice and issues of masculinity

A Keddie

(2008), Vol. 20, pp. 571-583, Gender and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Engaging the 'maximal' intentions of the citizenship curriculum: one teacher's story

A Keddie

(2008), Vol. 38, pp. 171-185, Cambridge journal of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Teacher stories of collusion and transformation: a feminist pedagogical framework and meta-language for cultural gender justice

A Keddie

(2008), Vol. 23, pp. 343-357, Journal of education policy, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal

Gender justice and the English citizenship curriculum: a consideration of post-September 11 national imperatives and issues of 'Britishness'

A Keddie

(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 3-18, International journal of educational reform, Lanham, Md., C1-1

journal

Conceptual shifts and empirical insights: towards an education for global gender justice

A Keddie

(2008), Vol. 29, pp. 541-553, Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2007

Teaching boys: developing classroom practices that work

A Keddie, M Mills

(2007), Crows Nest, N.S.W., A1-1

book
2005

Teacher-student relationships

A Keddie, R Churchill

(2005), pp. 211-225, Teaching middle years: rethinking curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, Crows Nest, N.S.W., B1-1

chapter
2004

Peer groups, power and pedagogy: The limits of an educational paradigm of separation

Christopher Hickey, Amanda Keddie

(2004), Vol. 31, pp. 57-77, The Australian Educational Researcher, C1

journal
2002

Understanding masculinities

A Keddie

(2002), pp. 63-75, Culture & identity, Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., B1-1

chapter

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Socially just schooling: a cross-cultural analysis of gender, cultural diversity and social change within Australia and the UK

Prof Amanda Keddie

ARC Fellowships - Future Fellowships

  • 2017: $6,448

Other Public Sector Funding

Development and delivery of the Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship Pilot Program

Prof Catherine Beavis, Prof Michele Grossman, Prof Amanda Keddie, Dr Toija Cinque, Dr Luci Pangrazio, Dr Matteo Vergani

  • 2018: $150,199

Industry and Other Funding

EVALUATION OF A WHOLE SCHOOL APPROACH TO RESPECTFUL RELATIONSHIPS EDUCATION IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Prof Amanda Keddie, A/Prof Debbie Ollis, Ms Maria Delaney

  • 2017: $30,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report