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Dr Ben Arnold

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

School of Education

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Biography

Ben Arnold is a postdoctoral research fellow working on Professor Phil Riley's research program 'Educator Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing'. He investigates the relationship between education policy and governance, workplace cultures/practices and teachers' health and wellbeing in different contexts. He considers how teacher wellbeing is defined and operationalised and the implications this has for teachers' work.

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Research interests

Teacher wellbeing

Health and wellbeing in schools

Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Education Reform

Teacher professional learning

Awards

2014-2018: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentship with the South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC).

Publications

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2022

Is India's Right to Education Act a Rightful Share? Distributive Politics, Education and the Media

A Gilbertson, B Arnold

(2022), Progress in Development Studies, C1

journal article
2021

Network models in teacher education: Global logics, national reform and local tensions in Australia

Ben Arnold

(2021), pp. 42-61, Teacher Education Through Uncertainty and Crisis, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Working through the first year of the pandemic: a snapshot of Australian school leaders' work roles and responsibilities and health and wellbeing during covid-19

B Arnold, M Rahimi, P Riley

(2021), Vol. 53, pp. 1-9, Journal of Educational Administration and History, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Offensive behaviours against school leaders: Prevalence, perpetrators and mediators in Australian government schools

B Arnold, M Rahimi, P Riley

(2021), pp. 1-17, Educational Management Administration and Leadership, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2020

Hybrid models of delivery: Statemandatedpublic-private partnerships in India

R Gorur, B Arnold

(2020), pp. 82-97, Privatisation and commercialisation in public education : how the public nature of schooling is changing, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

TEMAG reforms, teacher education and the respatialising effects of global-local knowledge politics

Ben Arnold, Claire Manton, Stefan Schutt, Terri Seddon

(2020), pp. 367-385, Teacher education in globalised times: local responses in action, Singapore, B1

book chapter

Regulating private sector schooling in the global south: the case of India

R Gorur, B Arnold

(2020), pp. 1-17, Compare: a journal of comparative and international education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Evaluating the impact of professional wellbeing conversations on teacher wellbeing.

Hon Prof Phil Riley, Dr Mark Rahimi, Dr Ben Arnold

NT Dept of Education

  • 2022: $15,326
  • 2021: $55,339

Industry and Other Funding

The NZ Teacher and Principal Health and Wellbeing Survey.

Hon Prof Phil Riley, Dr Mark Rahimi, Dr Ben Arnold

New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa Inc

  • 2021: $97,000
  • 2020: $532
  • 2019: $84,500

Critical Friend - Addressing teacher and other school staff abuse.

Hon Prof Phil Riley, Dr Mark Rahimi, Dr Ben Arnold

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

  • 2020: $75,000

New Zealand Secondary Principals and Area School Principals Health and Wellbing Survey.

Hon Prof Phil Riley, Dr Mark Rahimi, Dr Ben Arnold

New Zealand Post Primary Teachers Association Te Wehengarua (PPTA Te Wehengarua)

  • 2022: $11,351
  • 2021: $11,449
  • 2020: $17,728

Similiarities and differences between state and territory results from the Australian Principal Health and Wellbeing Survey 2018 and 2019.

Hon Prof Phil Riley, Dr Ben Arnold, Dr Mark Rahimi

Australian Government Primary Principals Association

  • 2021: $16,678
  • 2020: $25,017

Independent analysis of data provided by NESLI.

Hon Prof Phil Riley, Dr Ben Arnold, Dr Mark Rahimi

National Excellence in School Leadership Institute Pty Ltd (NESLI)

  • 2021: $25,000

New Zealand Early Childhood Educators Health & Wellbeing Survey.

Dr Marcus Horwood, Dr Ben Arnold, Dr Mark Rahimi

New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa Inc

  • 2021: $29,095

Irish Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey.

Dr Ben Arnold, Dr Mark Rahimi, Dr Marcus Horwood

Irish Primary Principals Network (IPPN), National Association of Principals & Deputy Principals (NAPD)

  • 2022: $15,350

Supervisions

Co-supervisor
2022

Diane Carroll

Thesis entitled: Education Reform, the Real Cost: Education Outcomes at the Expense of the School Principal.

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education