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University and school research partnerships as a source of professional growth in regional communities

Swabey, K ORCID: 0000-0001-6749-9158, Muir, T ORCID: 0000-0001-6305-0679, Thomas, D ORCID: 0000-0001-6400-6901, Emery, S ORCID: 0000-0003-2949-2793 and Edwards, M-C 2021 , 'University and school research partnerships as a source of professional growth in regional communities' , Australian Educational Researcher , pp. 1-17 , doi:

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There is increasing recognition of the importance of university and school research partnerships for developing approaches to supporting student learning and wellbeing. However, this is a relatively under-explored area of research particularly in regional community contexts. Drawing on data from a 3-year study of learning and wellbeing in low SES regional schools, this paper focusses on research partnerships between a regional university and three regional government schools in the Australian state of Tasmania. The three case studies presented consider the diverse ways that university and school partnerships can serve as catalysts for teachers’ professional experimentation within their classroom practice.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Swabey, K and Muir, T and Thomas, D and Emery, S and Edwards, M-C
Keywords: professional development, mathematics teaching, low socioeconomic, school and university partnerships
Journal or Publication Title: Australian Educational Researcher
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
ISSN: 0311-6999
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