John Halsey

Emeritus Professor

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Research Biography

Dr John Halsey commenced his career as a teacher, and was a principal of two schools in South Australia - Ceduna Area School and The Heights School (both reception to year 12, one rural, one metropolitan). He has been the Associate Director of the Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia, an Executive Director in the South Australian Department of Education and Children's Services and a Chief of Staff to a State Minister for Education and Children's Services. He has also worked as an Educational Facilities Project Officer and for the Australian School's Commission Choice and Diversity in Education initiative. He is the former Executive Officer of the Rural Education Forum Australia, and a current consultant with the Center for RelationaLearning, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Research Interests

  • Rural schools and community sustainability
  • Framing rural and remote education in non-deficit ways and innovative/integrated policies and operations
  • determining the personal and institutional costs of pre-service rural and remote placements
  • comparing and contrasting these with allied human services like health and justice
  • formulating appropriate resourcing policy and models


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Research Areas

  • Sociology

Supervisory Interests

  • Community development
  • Educational leadership and management
  • Curriculum in general and in higher education
  • Globalisation
  • Education, rural
  • Rural and remote communities
  • Curriculum initiatives in teaching
  • Education, gifted
  • Education, international


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