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Professor Helen Wildy

Professor
Pearson Psychometrics Laboratory

Contact details
Address
Pearson Psychometrics Laboratory
The University of Western Australia (M428)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1709
Email
helen.wildy@uwa.edu.au

Chief Investigator
Performance Indicators in Primary Schools - PIPS project

Contact details
Address
Performance Indicators in Primary Schools - PIPS project
The University of Western Australia (M428)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1709
Email
helen.wildy@uwa.edu.au

Dean and Head of School/Professor
Education, Graduate School of

Contact details
Address
Graduate School of Education
The University of Western Australia (M428)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1709
Email
helen.wildy@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BA DipEd BEd MEd PhD W.Aust.
Key research
•Educational leadership
•Managing change
•Professional standards
•Research methods (qualitative and quantitative)
•Restructuring of schools and school systems
•Rural education
•School improvement
•Schools as organisations
Publications
Book chapters (2004-2009)

Wildy, H. & Clarke, S. (accepted, due 2009). Examining the preparation of principals: Learning from the debutantes. In N. Cranston & L. Ehrich (Eds.). Australian educational leadership issues: Issues and trends. Australian Academic Press.

Wildy, H. (2004). The Data Club: Helping schools use accountability data. In M. Wilson (Ed.), Towards Coherence between Classroom Assessment and Accountability (pp.155-168). 103rd Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part II. Chicago, Il: University of Chicago Press.



Refereed Journal Articles (2004-2009)

Wildy, H. & Clarke, S. (2009). Tales from the outback: Leading in isolated circumstances. Special Edition International Studies in Educational Administration, 37(1), 29-42.

Wildy, H. & Styles, I. (2008). What students entering school know and can do: PIPS Australia 2006-2007. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 33(4), 43-53.

Pepper, C. & Wildy, H. (2008) Leading for sustainability: Is surface understanding enough? Journal of Educational Administration. 46(5), 613-629.

Wildy, H. & Clarke, S. (2008). Principals on L-plates: Rear view mirror reflections. Journal of Educational Administration, 46(6), 727-738.

Wildy, H. & Clarke, S. R. P. (2008). Charting an arid landscape: The preparation of novice primary principals in Western Australia, School Leadership and Management, 29(5), 485-503.

Wildy, H. & Faulkner, J. (2008). Whole school improvement Australian-style: What do IDEAS and RAISe offer? Leading & Managing, 14(2), 83-96.

Wildy, H., Clarke, S. R. P. & Slater, C. (2007). International perspectives of principal preparation: How does Australia fare? Leading & Managing Special Edition, 13(2), 1-14.

Clarke, S. R. P., Wildy, H. & Pepper, C. (2007). Connecting preparation with reality: Primary principals’ experiences of their first year out in Western Australia. Leading & Managing, 13(1), 81-90.

Clarke, S. R. P., Stevens, E. & Wildy, H. (2006). Rural rides in Queensland: Travels with novice teaching principals. International Journal for Studies in Education, 9(1), 75-88.

Wildy, H. & Pepper, C. (2005). Using narratives to develop standards for leaders: Applying an innovative approach in Western Australia. Educational Research & Perspectives, 32(2), 122-141.

Wildy, H. & Clarke, S. R. P. (2005). Leading the small rural school: The case of the novice principal. Leading & Managing, 11(1), 43-56.

Wallace, J. & Wildy, H. (2004). Old questions for new schools: What are the students doing? Teachers College Record, 106(4), 635-650.

Wildy, H. & Wallace, J. (2004). Science as content, science as context: Working in the Science Department. Educational Studies, 30(2), 99-112.

Clarke, S. R. P. & Wildy, H. (2004). Context counts: Viewing small school leadership from the inside out. Journal of Educational Administration, 42 (5), 555-572.

Wildy, H. (2004). Using performance standards in the selection of district directors. Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2(2), 119-124.

Wildy, H., Forster, P., Louden, W. & Wallace, J. (2004). The International Study of Leadership in Education: Monitoring decision-making by school leaders. Journal of Educational Administration, 42(4), 416-430.

Geelan, D.R., Wildy, H., Louden, W. & Wallace, J. (2004). Teaching for understanding and/or teaching for the exam in high school physics. International Journal of Science Education, 26(4), 447-462.



Reports (2004-2008)

Wilson, M., Saggers, S. & Wildy, H. (2008). Outcome measures for young people attending
substance misuse services for detoxification and residential rehabilitation in Perth, Western Australia. Report prepared for Mission Australia by Centre For Social Research, Edith Cowan University, WA.

Wildy, H., Styles, I. & Andrich, D. (2008). Report on the PIPS-BLA scale Phonological Awareness (PA). Report prepared for Curriculum Evaluation Management (CEM) Centre, Durham University, UK.

Breen, L., Saggers, S., Wildy, H., Millsteed, J., Roarty, L., Green, M., Raghavendra, P., Murchland, S., Larkins, V., Crowley, M., Re M. & Hurwood, A. (2008). Towards embedding a wellness approach in the policies and practices of allied health professionals within childhood health and disability settings. Report prepared for Association for the Blind of WA, Novita Children’s Services, Therapy Focus and Queensland Health by the Centre for Social health, Edith Cowan University, WA.

Wildy, H. (2008). Raising Achievement in Schools (RAISe): Reporting 2007 Years 1-3 data. Report prepared for the Western Australian Catholic Education Office.

Pepper, C. & Wildy, H. (2007). Raising Achievement in Schools (RAISe): Reporting 2006 Years 1-3 data. Report prepared for the Western Australian Catholic Education Office.

Wildy, H. (2006). NuLitData 2001-2005. Report prepared for Headmaster Scotch College Junior School: Murdoch University, WA

Pepper, C. & Wildy, H. (2006). Raising Achievement in Schools (RAISe): Reporting 2005-2004 Years 1-3 data. Report prepared for the Western Australian Catholic Education Office.

Pepper, C. & Wildy, H. (2005). National Quality Schooling Framework: Melville Boys’ Education Lighthouse project. Report prepared for Melville Senior High School: Centre for Learning, Change and Development, Murdoch University WA.

Pepper, C. & Wildy, H. (2005). Raising Achievement in Schools (RAISe): Reporting 2004 Years 1-3 data. Report prepared for the Western Australian Catholic Education Office.

Louden, W. & Wildy, H. (2004). Developing schools’ capacity to make performance judgements. Brochure, Booklet, Report. http://www.dest.gov.au/schools/publications/2004/index.htm

Wildy, H. (2004). Small schools leadership study Leading and teaching in small schools: Confronting contextual complexity in work practices. Report prepared for the Western Australian Department of Education and Training. http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au/cpr/publications.htm



Other Publications (2004-2009)

Wildy, H. (in press, 2009). PIPS Baseline Assessment. Learning Difficulties Australia Bulletin.

Pepper, C. & Wildy, H. (2008). Contemporary perspectives on Leading for Sustainability, Perspectives on Educational Leadership. 3 June, 1-2.

Wildy, H. & Clarke, S. R. P. (2008). What counts as evidence? It depends . . . Leading & Managing, 14(1), 92-98.

Clarke, S. & Wildy, H. (2006). Leading for sustainable school improvement: Teaching principals in rural communities engaging with complexity. Perspectives on Educational Leadership, 3, 1-2
Funding received
2008/9 NuLitData Catholic Education Office
Wildy H Catholic Education Office WA 128 000

2008/9 NuLitData Association for Independent Schools of WA Wildy H AISWA 100 000

2008KimLit Raising Achievement in Schools: Data management and reporting Wildy H
Catholic Education Office WA 26 400

2008 Performance Indicators for Primary Schools (PIPS)Wildy HDET ACT: DET T; AISQ; schools in NSW, NT, SA, WA, Q; CEOWA; CEOT;CEOV (Sale)
343 000

2008 Raising Achievement in Schools (RAISe): Data management and reporting Wildy H
Catholic Education Office WA 90 200

2007 Performance Indicators for Primary Schools (PIPS)Wildy HDET ACT: DET T; AISQ; schools in NSW, NT, SA, WA, Q; CEOWA; CEOT;CEOV (Sale)286 195

2007/8NuLitData Catholic Education Office Wildy H Catholic Education Office WA128 000

2007/8NuLitData Association for Independent Schools of WAWildy HAISWA100 000

2007 KimLit Raising Achievement in Schools: Data management and reporting Wildy H
Catholic Education Office WA 20 400

2007 Raising Achievement in Schools (RAISe): Data management and reporting Wildy H
Catholic Education Office WA 61 200
2007CEOWA Leadership Framework Wildy HCatholic Education Office WA 4 800

2007 Outcome measures for young people attending substance misuse services for detoxification and residential rehabilitation in Perth Western AustraliaSaggers S Wildy H Paskevicius A Marchant T Acosta C Burnett D Hampshire A Wooller B Edith Cowan University
Mission Australia (WA)46 635

2006 NuLitData Catholic Education Office Wildy H Catholic Education Office WA 120 000

2006 NuLitData Association for Independent Schools of WA Wildy H AISWA 100 000

2006 AccLit Raising Achievement in Schools: Data management and reporting Wildy H
Catholic Education Office WA 10 000

2006 KimLit Raising Achievement in Schools: Data management and reporting Wildy H
Catholic Education Office WA 20 000

2006 Performance Indicators for Primary Schools (PIPS)Wildy HDET ACT: DET T; AISQ; schools in NSW, NT, SA, WA, Q; CEOWA; CEOT;CEOV (Sale) 306 723

2006 Embedding a wellness approach to health and disability in the policies and practices of allied health providers Saggers S Wildy H et al ECU Industry Collaboration 30 000

2006/7 Cost effective smart identification of early attentional problems associated with literacy and numeracy indicators in preschool children Jenkins H Fraser B Wildy H Tymms P & Merrell C ARC International Linkage 16 000

2005 Performance Indicators for Primary Schools (PIPS)Wildy HDET ACT: DET T; AISQ; schools in NSW, NT, SA, WA, Q; CEOWA; CEOT 237 508

2005 NSW DET Standards for School Leaders Wildy H & Pepper C NSW DET 29 900

2005 NuLitData Catholic Education Office Wildy H Catholic Education Office WA 120 000

2005 Melville SHS BELS Wildy H & Pepper C Melville SHS 20 000

2005 NuLitData Association for Independent Schools of WAWildy HAISWA 100 000

2005 AccLit Raising Achievement in Schools: Data management and reporting Wildy H Catholic Education Office WA 10 000

2005 KimLit Raising Achievement in Schools: Data management and reporting Wildy H
Catholic Education Office WA 20 000

2004 Selection of District Directors 2002-2004: Predictive validity study Wildy H
WA Department of Education and Training 7 500

2004/6 Raising Achievement in Schools (RAISe): Data management and reporting Wildy H
Catholic Education Office WA 90 000

2004 Small schools leadership Wildy H
WA Department of Education and Training 6550

2004 Catholic Education Office NuLitData
Wildy HCatholic Education Office WA 110 000

2004 Performance Indicators for Primary Schools (PIPS)Wildy HDET ACT: DET T; AISQ; schools in NSW, NT, SA, WA, QS 208 098
Memberships
Australian College of Education (ACE)
Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
European Association of Educational Research (EAER)
Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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