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Speaker - Bob Lingard

Bob Lingard

Professor Bob Lingard has been Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Education at The University of Queensland since June, 2008. He is also affiliated with ISSR. He has also been Professor at the University of Edinburgh (2006-2008), where he held the Andrew Bell Chair of Education, and the University of Sheffield (2003-2006) in the UK. From 1989-2003, he worked in the School of Education at The University of Queensland, where he was professor and for a period, Head of School.

Bob has an international research reputation in the areas of sociology of education and education policy. He is the author/editor of 15 books and about 100 journal articles and book chapters. His most recent books are Educating Boys: Beyond Structural Reform (Palgrave, 2009), co-authored with Wayne Martino and Martin Mills, and with Fazal Rizvi, Globalizing Education Policy (Routledge, 2010). He also has two co-authored books, which deal with the research based concept of productive pedagogies: Leading Learning (Open University Press, 2003), and Teachers and Schooling Making a Difference (Allen & Unwin, 2006). Bob is a member of the board of the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education.