About Dr Christine Grice

Dr Christine Grice is a Lecturer in Educational Leadership, and coordinator of the Australian educational leadership special interest group for the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE). She has conducted educational research for the Government, Independent and Catholic sectors in Australia, and has given keynote, and regular addresses at international conferences.

She conducts qualitative and mixed method research on leadership in educational systems internationally across diverse school contexts that inform policy and practice. Her research investigates the role of educational leaders including system leaders, principals, middle leaders and teacher leaders. Her specific interests include professional learning and development, the professional identity and resilience of leaders during change, and the role of school leaders in pedagogy, wellbeing and attainment.

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Selected publications

  • Grice, C. (2020). Leading "what works" in professional learning. Resources in Action: Leadership in Action, Issue 2.
  • Lipscombe, K., Grice, C., Tindall-Ford, S., De-Nobile, J. (2020). Middle leading in Australian schools: Professional standards, positions, and professional development. School Leadership & Management, Online first. [More Information]
  • Grice, C. (2019). 007 Spies, surveillance and pedagogical middle leadership: For the good of the empire of education. Journal of Educational Administration and History, 51(2), 165-181. [More Information]
  • Brunker, N., Spandagou, I., Grice, C. (2019). Assessment for learning while learning to assess: Assessment in initial teacher education through the eyes of pre-service teachers and teacher educators. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 44(9), 89-109. [More Information]
  • Day, C., Grice, C. (2019). Change Leadership: A System Level Case Study, September 2019, (pp. 4 - 55). Sydney, Australia: The University of Sydney. [More Information]
  • Grice, C. (2019). Distributed pedagogical leadership for the implementation of mandated curriculum change. Leading and Managing, 25(1), 56-71.
  • Day, C., Grice, C. (2019). Investigating the influence and impact of Leading from the Middle: A School-based Strategy for Middle Leaders in Schools, (pp. 4 - 51). Sydney, Australia: The University of Sydney. [More Information]
  • Grice, C. (2019). Leading pedagogical reform. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 22(3), 354-369. [More Information]
  • Grice, C. (2019). Questioning leadership: New directions for educational organisations (book review). Journal of Educational Administration and History, 51(3), 290-291. [More Information]