Professor Chris Branson - La Salle Academy for Faith Formation & Religious Education (Faculty of Education and Arts)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor

Contact

Phone :(07) 3623 7301 (Brisbane)
Email :Christopher.Branson@acu.edu.au
URIs : Staff Directory Profile

Research Interests

Educational Leadership ; Organisational Change ; Values and Leadership ; Ethics and Leadership ; Wisdom ; Human Resource Management ; HRM ; Self-Reflection ; Curriculum Leadership ; Social Justice ;

Methods Expertise

Constructivism ; Narrative Inquiry ; Phenomenology ; Symbolic Interactionism ; Case Study ;

Research Projects

Current Projects

Selected Publications

2015

Middle leadership in higher education: A relational analysis, in Educational Management Administration & Leadership

Middle leadersa?? learning in a university context, in Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management

2014

Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership, in Co-Editor of the Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership

Personal values of principals and their manifestation in student behaviour: A district-level study in Pakistan, in Educational Management Administration & Leadershi

Deconstructing ethical motivation, in Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership

Conclusion: If it isna??t ethical, it isna??t leadership, in Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership

Maintaining moral integrity, in Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership

Introduction: Why ethical educational leadership?, in Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership

The power of personal values., in Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership

Making a difference: leadership for the future: Has leadership theory lost its way?, in Monograph published by Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, Hamilton, NZ

2013

Professional learning in the lives of teachers: Towards a new framework for conceptualising teacher learning, in Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education

2010

Free to become: The essence of learning and leading, in Global perspectives on educational leadership reform: The development and preparation of leaders of learning and learnings of leadership

Ethical decision making: Is personal moral integrity the missing link?, in Journal of Authentic Leadership in Education

Leading educational change wisely

2009

Finding a philosophical framework in support of 'Presence', in Leadership and Organisational Development

Leadership for an Age of Wisdom

2008

Achieving organisational change through values alignment, in Journal of Educational Administration

2007

Effects of structured self-reflection on the development of authentic leadership practices among Queensland Primary School Principals, in Educational Management, Administration & Leadership (print version)

Improving leadership by nurturing moral consciousness through structured self-reflection, in Journal of Educational Administration (print version)

2006

Beyond authenticity: contemporary leadership from a worldview perspective, in Values and Ethics in Educational Administration

2005

Values led principalship: Myths and realities, in Australian Association for Research in Education 2004 Conference Papers

Exploring the concept of values-led principalship, in Leading and Managing (print version)

Focusing on Literacy: A Whole School Approach Preschool to Year 12, in Pleasure; Passion; Provocation: Proceedings of the AATE/ALEA National Conference

Other information

Research Supervision Completions:
PhD
Jayne-Louise Collins : Co-Supervisor

EdD
Sandra Cameron : Co-Supervisor

Masters
Gayleen Tarosa : Chief Supervisor
Omar Almajed : Chief Supervisor
Julia Bruce : Chief Supervisor
Nautalus Langi : Co-Supervisor