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Conjoint Professor David Gamage

Conjoint Professor

School of Education

Career Summary

Biography

He is an International Coordinator of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Connexions KB Project, USA; and a Co-Chief Editor, Handbook on Asian Education. He has started his career as a professional university administrator and has worked as an Assistant Registrar and a Senior Assistant registrar at the University of Colombo; a Senior Asst. registrar at the University of Sri Jayewardenepurara (SJP) and Deputy Registrar and the Registrar & Secretary of the Open University of Sri Lanka from 1968-1892. He has also worked as a Visiting Lecturer at the Faculties of Arts and Management Studies of the SJP and as an external examiner for the University of Colombo since 1979. While he was reading for his doctorate, he has worked as a part-time tutor at the School of Economics, La Trobe University from 1984-87 and in 1988 as a Sessional Academic at the School of Business Studies of the Philips Institute of Technology. In this context, he has started his full-time academic career at Faculty of Education at the University of Newcastle in January 1989. Prior to this appointment he has completed four research projects at four universities leading to a Dissertation for a Grad Diploma in International Affairs, and two Master's degree theses in Economics and Educational Administration and a PhD thesis in Educational Administration. At the University of Newcastle, he has completed a number of individual and joint research projects and has built research collaborations with colleagues/scholars in Australia, USA, UK, China, Japan, India, Norway, Sweden, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia leading to the publication of ten (10) research-based books, 23 book-chapters and over 100 journal articles. In addition he has presented over 150 papers/seminars/invited-presentations at conferences and overseas learned forums such as in Bosnia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, China, Cuba, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, South Korea, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, UK, and the USA.

Research Expertise
Educational Administration, Management & Leadership: He has been engaged in research in this field since 1978. He has conducted joint and individual research projects in Australia, USA, UK, Japan, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Hong Kong, Philippines and Thailand and has supervised PhD projects of Australian, Hong Kong, Thai, Philippine and Indonesian students. He has published four books in this area: Gamage & Pang (2003). Leadership and Management in Education: Developing Essential Skills & Competencies, Hong Kong; Chinese Uni Press; Gamage (2006). Professional Development for Leaders and Managers in Self-Governing Schools, Dordretch, Springer; Gamage (2008). How to Develop Our Skills and Competencies in Leading and Managing Schools for a Better Future, Battaramulla, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka (An invited publication based on seminars & workshops conducted specifically for Sri Lankan educational leaders); Gamage (2009). Leading and Managing 21st Century Schools for Improved Student Performance, Sydney, McGraw Hill (A custom publication for post-graduate students). In addition, he has published a number of journal articles and book-chapters and has made conference and invited presentations at many overseas forums. School-Based Management: He has been engaged in research in this field since1989 and has conducted a number of research projects in New South Wales, the ACT and Victoria in Australia and smaller investigations in UK, USA, Canada, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Norway, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Fiji, and Samoa and have supervised PhD projects of Australian, Thai, Hong Kong, Philippine and Indonesian students. He has published four books in this area. Gamage (1996).School-Based Management: Theory, Research and Practice; Colombo; Zajda and Gamage (2009). Decentralisation and School Based Management, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, Springer; Gamage (2009). School Based Management is an Alternative Path Towards the Creation of Better Schools, Centre for Education Professional Competencies Development (CEPCD) Sri Lanka; Gamage and Munasinghe (2009). Pasal Padaka Kalamanakaraya (in Sinhalese), CEPCD). He also has a significant number of journal articles and book-chapters as well as conference and invited presentations. Higher Education: He has been engaged in research in this area since 1978 and was involved in joint & individual projects in Australia, UK, USA, Japan, China, Sri Lanka and India. He also has supervised PhD projects of Australian, Thai and Indonesian students and has three books in this area: Gamage and Ueyama (2011). Development of Higher educational Institutions: Global Perspectives. (In Japanese – in press), Tokyo; Gamage and Zajda (2007). The Secrets of Scholarly Publishing in International Journals. Melbourne, James Nicholas Publishers; Gamage (1996).Evolution of Universities and Changing Patterns of Governance & Administration, Colombo. Additionally, he has published numerous journal articles and book-chapters and has made conference and invited presentations at overseas forums. Comparative & International Education: He has been engaged in research in primary, secondary and tertiary sectors of education as well as many different international contexts and cultural settings such as in Australia, China, Japan, UK, USA, Norway, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Thailand. He has jointly edited a book: Zhao, Y, Lei, L, Li, Guofang, He, MF, Okano, K, Megahed, N, Gamage, D and Ramanathan, H (Eds.), Handbook of Asian Education: A Cultural Perspective, New York and London, Taylor and Francis and several books in School Based Management and Higher Education as referred to above. He has also published a significant number of journal articles, book-chapters and has made conference & invited presentations at overseas forums.

Teaching Expertise
From 1989-1996, he has taught 5-6 graduate level courses at the Newcastle Campus and Education Centres of the University at Singleton and Raymond Terrace. Since 1997, he has been teaching five courses (i.e. EDUC6016: Leadership & Strategic Management, EDUC6017: Organisational Behaviour & Managing People, EDUC6032: Introduction to Educatioal Administration, EDUC6033: Educational Administration: Theory and Practice, and EDUC6035: Administrative Behaviour & Educational Management) at post-graduate level towards the MLMEd and MEdStud at the University of Newcastle both on and off-campus modes. In addition, he has taught two year-long courses for the Doctor of Education (EdD) Program jointly. In 1994, he has offered two semester courses for the MEdAdmin Program at Faculty of Education of the University of Manitoba in Canada. In 2002, he has offered a course on 'Educational Management and Leadership' for the master's and doctoral students at the IIE of the University of Stockholm in Sweden. In addition he has taught graduate students at the Uni of Amsterdam in the Netherlands; the California State University of Northridge (CSUN) in USA; the University of Leicester in UK; The Tshingua University in China, the Universities of Hiroshima and Nihon in Japan, University of Colombo and National Institute of Education in Sri Lanka; University of South Pacific in Fiji and the University of Oslo in Norway. Higher Degree Supervision: He has completed the successful supervision of 12 PhD students (nine of them as the sole supervisor and two as the Principal supervisor and one as a joint-supervisor). In addition, he has completed the successful supervision of five Master’s theses.

Administrative Expertise
He has completed a BA in Public Admin., MEdAdmin and PhD in Educational Administration. Additionally, he has 14 years of experience as a professional administrator as referred to above at three universities. He also has served as a Member of SJP University Court and a Member and Secretary of the Open University Council. In Australia, he has served as a Member of the La Trobe University Council and also as the Chair of the Clubs and Societies Council for two years. At the University of Newcastle he has served as a Member of the Faculty Boards of Education, Economics & Commerce, and Engineering. From 1996-2010, he has functioned as the Director/Convenor of the Master of Leadership & Management in Education (MLMEd) Program.

Collaborations
Educational Administration and Leadership: He has conducted research on the profiles, entry perspectives and professional development of school leaders in Australia, the USA, Japan, Hong Kong and Sweden in collaboration with colleagues at the California State University Northridge (CSUN); at the College of International relations, Nihon University; at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; at the University of Colombo; and at the University of Uppsala and also with colleagues in The Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. He has published a significant number of journal articles, book-chapters and several books as referred to above. School-Based Management/Self-Governing Schools: He has conducted five significant research projects in Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and New South Wales public schools systems in 172 schools involving over 2000 stakeholders. The methodology included empirical surveys and over 200 interviews. In addition, he has conducted small scale research projects in Winnipeg and Edmonton Public School Systems in Canada; San Francisco, Berkeley and Los Angeles School Districts in the USA; London and Leicester LEAs in England; Hong Kong; Tromso and Oslo in Norway; Stockholm in Sweden; Bangkok in Thailand, Apia in Samoa, Suva in Fiji, Western province in Sri Lanka and Flores in Indonesia. He has published a significant number of journal articles, book-chapters and several books as referred to above Comparative and International Education including Higher Education: He has conducted research on the institutional amalgamations between higher educational institutions; higher educational developments and reforms in Australia, the USA, Sri Lanka, China, Britain and Japan. In these projects, he has worked with colleagues at the La Trobe University; the California State University Northridge; the Nihon University; the University of Hiroshima; and at the University of Stockholm. He has published a significant number of journal articles, book-chapters, and several books as referred to above.

Qualifications

  • PhD, La Trobe University
  • Master of Education Administration, University of New England
  • Master of Arts, University of Sri Lanka
  • Bachelor of Arts, Vidyodaya University

Keywords

  • Comparative & International Education including Higher Education
  • Educational Administration, Leadership & Management including School-Based Management
  • Educational Administration, Management & Leadership
  • School-Based Management/Self Governing Schools

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • Sinhalese (Fluent)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
130199 Education Systems not elsewhere classified 15
130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified 35
130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified 50

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/08/2006 -  Appointment by invitation as an International Coordinator of National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Knowledge-based Project National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA)
United States
1/04/2006 - 1/06/2006 Fellowship of the Nihon University in Japan and Nihon University Medal for outstanding contributions to the University Nihon University
Japan
1/01/2002 -  Fellowship Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research
Sweden
1/01/1999 -  Associate Professor University of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/1994 -  Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/1989 -  Lecturer in Education University of Newcastle
Faculty of Education
Australia
1/08/1980 -  Registrar & Secretary Open University of Sri Lanka
Head of General Administration
Sri Lanka
1/04/1980 -  Deputy Registrar Open University of Sri Lanka
Central Administration
Sri Lanka
1/04/1973 -  Senior Assistant Registrar University of Colombo
Central Administraton
Sri Lanka

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
Member, International Coordinator of the NCPEA Knowledge-Based Project National Council of Professor of Educational Administration (NCPEA)
United States

Teaching appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/1983 -  Tutor La Trobe University
School Economics
Australia

Awards

Recipient

Year Award
2007 VC'S Citation Award
University of Newcastle
2006 Nihon University Medal
Nihon University

Recognition

Year Award
2004 Plaque of Appreciation for Keynote Addresses
Camarines Sur Schools Division

Invitations

Participant

Year Title / Rationale
2004 Travelling Fellowship
Organisation: Government of the Philippines Description: Travelling Fellowship
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (6 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Bandur A, Gamage DDT, School Based Management: Global Trends and Indonesian Developments, Deepublish, Yogyarkarta, 225 (2013) [A2]
2009 Zajda J, Gamage DD, Decentralisation, School-Based Management and Quality, Springer, Dordrecht, Germany, 238 (2009) [A3]
2006 Gamage DD, Professional Development for Leaders and Managers of Self-governing Schools, Springer, Berlin, 306 (2006) [A1]
2003 Gamage DD, Pang NS-K, Leadership and Management in Education Developing Essential Skills and Competencies, The Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, 322 (2003) [A2]
1996 Gamage DD, Evolution of Universities and Changing Patterns of Governance and Administration, Karunaratne and Sons, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 255 (1996) [A1]
1996 Gamage DD, School-Based Management: Theory, Research and Practice, Karunaratne and Sons, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 253 (1996) [A1]
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Chapter (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2006 Gamage DD, Suwarnabroma J, 'Quality Assurance in the Context of Globalisation and Its Impact on Higher Education', Globalization: Educational Research, Change and Reform, The Chinese University Press, Sha Tin, Hong Kong 101-131 (2006) [B1]
1998 Gamage DD, 'Democratization of School Governance: How Did Australia Become a World Leader', Celebration of Fifty Years of Sri Lanka - Australia Interaction, Government Press, Colombo 446-455 (1998) [B1]

Journal article (67 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2009 Gamage DD, Adams DN, McCormack AC, 'How does a school leader's role influence student achievements? A review of research findings and best practice', International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 4 1-16 (2009) [C1]
2009 Gamage DD, 'Victorian Government policies towards improving school administration and student performance', International Journal of Educational Leadership and Preparation, 4 1-11 (2009) [C1]
2009 Bandur A, Gamage DD, 'SBM policies and programs: Improving teaching-learning environments and student achievements in Indonesia', Education and Society, 27 51-75 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.7459/es/27.1.04
Citations Scopus - 2
2009 Gamage DD, Pang NSK, 'Navigating professional development of school leaders of New South Wales (Australia) and Hong Kong', Educational Practice and Theory, 31 71-86 (2009) [C1]
2009 Gamage DD, Ueyama T, 'Australian and Japanese principals voice their views on basic values, roles, visions and professional development', World Studies in Education, 10 91-106 (2009) [C1]
2008 Hansson P, Gamage DD, 'A study of professional development of Swedish school leaders and their views on how it needs to be navigated', World Studies in Education, 9 55-72 (2008) [C1]
2008 Gamage DD, 'How did school-based governance lead to distributed leadership, partnerships and improved student learning?', Chutou Kyouiku Kenkyuu Sentaa Kiyou, 8 27-41 (2008) [C2]
2008 Suwanabroma J, Gamage DD, 'Improving the image of Thai private universities with quality services', Education and Society, 26 45-61 (2008) [C1]
2008 San Antonio D, Gamage DD, 'Deepening stakeholders' committment for better schools: A Philippine case-study', Curriculum and Teaching, 23 59-72 (2008) [C1]
2008 Adams DN, Gamage DD, 'A study of leadership effectiveness in a large VET institution in Australia', International Journal of Educational Management, 22 214-228 (2008) [C1]
DOI 10.1108/09513540810861856
Citations Scopus - 2
2008 Gamage DD, 'Three decades of implementation of school-based management in the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria in Australia', International Journal of Educational Management, 22 664-675 (2008) [C1]
DOI 10.1108/09513540810908575
Citations Scopus - 3
2008 Gamage DD, Suwanabroma J, Ueyama T, Hada S, Sekikawa E, 'The impact of quality assurance measures on student services at the Japanese and Thai private universities', Quality Assurance in Education, 16 181-198 (2008) [C1]
DOI 10.1108/09684880810868457
Citations Scopus - 8
2007 Antonio DMS, Gamage DD, 'PSALM for empowering educational stakeholders: Participatory School Administration, Leadership and Management', International Journal of Educational Management, 21 254-265 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1108/09513540710738692
2007 Gamage DD, 'Governance and Administration of Australian Universities', Studies in International Relations, 27 321-340 (2007) [C1]
2007 Gamage DD, 'British University System: From World War II to the 21st Century', Studies in International Relations, 28 289-309 (2007) [C1]
2007 San Antonio D, Gamage DD, 'Building trust among educational stakeholders through Participatory School Administration, Leadership and Management', Management in Education, 21 15-22 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1177/0892020607073406
2006 Gamage DD, Ueyama T, Eacott S, 'Strategic Leadership and Planning for Universities in a Global Economy', Education and Society, 24 49-65 (2006) [C1]
Co-authors Scott Eacott
2006 Gamage DD, 'School-Based Management: Shared Responsibility and Quality in Education', Education and Society, 24 27-43 (2006) [C1]
2006 Gamage DD, Hansson P, 'Professional Development of School Leaders in Australia and Sweden: A Comparative Study', Education and Society, 24 83-100 (2006) [C1]
2006 Gamage DD, San Antonio D, 'Student discipline: a case study from the Philipines', Principal Matters, 42-43 (2006) [C3]
2006 Gamage DD, 'Developing an Innovative and Effective Master's Degree Program', Educational Practice & Theory, 28 91-103 (2006) [C1]
2006 Gamage DD, 'Higher education in the ancient world and its impact on medieval universities', Studies in International Relations, 27 319-340 (2006) [C1]
2006 Gamage DD, 'Medieval universities and their impact on modern universities', Studies in International Relations, 27 305-327 (2006) [C1]
2006 Gamage DD, Lovat TJ, Ueyama T, Nagatsuka F, 'A Comparative Study of the Significance of Socio-Cultural Influences on Teacher Education Programs in Australia and Japan', World Studies in Education, 7 75-99 (2006) [C1]
Co-authors Terry Lovat
2006 Gamage DD, Pang NSK, 'Facing the challenges of the 21st century: Preparation of School Leaders in Australia and Hong Kong', Educational Research Journal, 21 21-46 (2006) [C1]
2005 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', Education and Society, (2005) [C2]
2005 Gamage DD, Lovat TJ, 'Socio-cultural Influences and Current Trends in Teacher Education Programs in Australia', Journal of Education and Society, 23 75-90 (2005) [C1]
Co-authors Terry Lovat
2005 Gamage DD, 'School-based Management Leads to Shared Responsibility and Quality Education', Curriculum and Teaching, 20 61-78 (2005) [C1]
2005 Gamage DD, 'A Comparative Study of Profiles and Professional Development of School Principals in Australia, Japan and the USA', Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, 19 67-88 (2005) [C1]
2005 Su Z, Gamage DD, Mininberg E, 'School Reform in the New Century: A Comparison of American and Australian School Principals' Values and Visions', International Journal of Educational Reform, 14 232-249 (2005) [C1]
2005 Gamage DD, Zajda J, 'Decentralisation, Delegation and Devolution Towards Self-governing Schools', Political Crossroads, 12 29-57 (2005) [C1]
2005 Gamage DD, Zajda J, 'Decentralisation and School-Based Management: A Comparative Study of Self Governing School Models', Educational Practice and Theory, 27 35-58 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2703-0_1
2005 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', Educational Practice and Theory, (2005) [C2]
2005 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', World Studies in Education, 6 (2005) [C2]
2004 Gamage DD, Ueyama U, 'Professional Development Perspectives of Principals in Australia and Japan', The Educational Forum, 69 65-78 (2004) [C1]
2004 Gamage DD, Sooksomchitra P, 'Decentralisation and School-based Management in Thailand', International Review of Education, 50 289-305 (2004) [C1]
DOI 10.1007/s11159-004-2624-4
2004 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', Education and Society, (2004) [C2]
2004 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', Educational Practice and Theory, (2004) [C2]
2004 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', World Studies in Education, (2004) [C2]
2003 Walsh FC, Gamage DD, 'The Significance of Professional Development and Practice:towards a better public education system', Teacher Development, 7 363-383 (2003) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/13664530300200205
2003 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', World Studies in Education, (2003) [C2]
2003 Su Z, Gamage DD, Minninberg E, 'Professional Preparation and Development of School Leaders in Australia and the USA', International Education Journal, 4 42-59 (2003) [C1]
2003 Gamage DD, Yonezawa A, 'Impact of Globalization: Reforms, Current Issues and Policy Directions in the Australian and Japanese Universities', Uniped, 15-22 (2003) [C1]
2003 Gamage DD, Mininberg E, 'The Australian and American higher education: Key issues of the first decade of the 21st Century', Higher Education, 45 -2 183-202 (2003) [C1]
DOI 10.1023/A:1022488220850
2003 Gamage DD, Shangwu Z, 'A Study on Recent Reforms, Current Issues and Policies Within the Australian and Chinese Systems of Higher Education', Education and Society, 21 19-35 (2003) [C1]
2003 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', Educational Practice and Theory, (2003) [C2]
2002 Gamage DD, 'A comparative study of the models of school-based management in New South Wales and Hong Kong', Curriculum and Teaching, 17 (1) 55-73 (2002) [C1]
2002 Gamage DD, Yonezawa A, 'Recent Reforms, Current Issues and Policy Directions in the Australian and Japanese University Systems', World Studies in Education, 3(1) 119-136 (2002) [C1]
2002 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', World Studies in Education, (2002) [C2]
2002 Gamage DD, 'Management of smaller schools and teaching principals: An Australian case study', Educational Practice and Theory, 24(1) 77-91 (2002) [C1]
2002 Gamage DD, 'Editor - Editorial Advisory Board', Educational Practice and Theory, (2002) [C2]
2001 Gamage DD, 'A monastery system of higher education: 23 centuries of Sri Lankan experience', Asian Profile, Feb.2001 31-44 (2001) [C1]
2001 Bush T, Gamage DD, 'Models of self-governance in schools: Australia and the United Kingdom', The International Journal of Educational Management, 15 (1) 39-44 (2001) [C1]
2001 Gamage DD, 'British reforms in school management: A decade of experience with LMS', Studies in International Relations, 22 (2) 23-54 (2001) [C1]
2001 Gamage DD, 'School-based governance: an Australian experience 1974-2000', Studies in International Relations, 22 (1) 63-91 (2001) [C1]
2001 Gamage DD, 'The Australian experience in the transformation of higher education to a market oriented industry', UNIPED, 23 (1) 17-56 (2001) [C1]
2000 Gamage DD, 'Local Management of Schools in England 1989-1999: A Case Study of Leicester', Perspectives in Education, 16 (4) 209-223 (2000) [C1]
2000 Gamage DD, 'The Australian System of Higher Education: Impact of Reforms, Current Issues and Policy Directions', Studies in International Relations, 21 (2) 21-43 (2000) [C1]
2000 Gamage DD, 'A Review of the Sri Lankan System of Higher Education: Developments, Current Issues and Policy Directions', Studies in International Relations, 21 (3) 87-116 (2000) [C1]
2000 Gamage DD, 'The American System of Higher Education: Current Issues, Challenges and Trends', Studies in International Relations, 21 (4) 267-292 (2000) [C1]
2000 Gamage DD, 'Australian Higher Education: Current Issues and Policy Directions', International Higher Education, 21 Fall 20-21 (2000) [C2]
1999 Gamage DD, 'School-Based Management: An Australian Experience', Research on Education Tsinghua University, 3 41-48 (1999) [C1]
1998 Gamage DD, 'How community participation promotes efficiency, effectiveness and quality in education', Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, XII (3) 313-323 (1998) [C1]
1998 Gamage DD, 'The plight of Australia's teaching principals', Management in Education, 12 (3) 18-21 (1998) [C1]
1998 Gamage DD, 'How did school and community partnerships result in more effective schools in Australia?', Perspective in Education, 14 (1) 47-59 (1998) [C1]
1998 Gamage DD, 'Teaching Principals - Their Problems and concerns', The Practising Administrator, 20 (2) 38-43 (1998) [C1]
1987 Gamage D, 'The Vicissitudes in the Administration of Higher Education in a Third World Country: Four Decades, Seven Reforms (1987) [C1]
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Conference (24 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2012 Gamage DD, Swuwanabroma J, 'Development of Buddhist education systems in Sri Lanka and Thailand: A comparative perspective', The 40th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society (ANZCIES), Christchurch, NZ (2012) [E3]
2011 Gamage DD, 'Globalization and asian education in the 21st century: Buddhist cultural perspective in a selected sample', American Educational Research Association 2011 Annual Meeting: Inciting the Social Imagination, New Orleans, LA (2011) [E3]
2009 Lidbury R, Gamage DD, Bourke SF, 'An evaluation of the impact of changes to the metal fabrication and welding (heavy) trade course in NSW', AARE 2008 Conference Papers Collection: Proceedings, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E2]
Co-authors Sid Bourke
2007 San Antonio D, Gamage DD, 'Democratic school leadership: Its impact on the commitment of educational stakeholders', Proceedings of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2006 Annual Conference, Adelaide (2007) [E2]
2005 Gamage DD, Zajda J, 'A Comparative Study of Self-Governing Schools Models: Unity and Diversity', Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society, Melbourne, Australia (2005) [E1]
2005 Gamage DD, Zajda J, 'How to Improve the Chance of Getting Your Research Published in a Refereed Journal', Annual Conference CEIS, Salt Lake City (2005) [E2]
2005 Gamage DD, Ueyama T, 'Australian and Japanese Principals Voice Their Views on Basic Values, Roles, Visions and Professional Development', Annual Conference of NCPEA, Washington DC (2005) [E2]
2004 Gamage DD, Lovat TJ, Uemyama T, Nagatsuka F, 'A comparative study of the significance of socio-cultural influences on teacher education programs in Australia and Japan', 12th World Congress of Comparative Education Studies, Havana, Cuba (2004) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Lovat
2004 Gamage DD, Lovat TJ, 'A comparative study of the models of self governing schools: Planning and Management', 12th World Congress of Comparative Education Studies, Havana, Cuba (2004) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Lovat
2004 Gamage DD, Lovat TJ, 'Sociocultural influences and current trends in teacher education programs in Australia', 12th World Congress of Comparative Education Studies, Havana, Cuba (2004) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Lovat
2004 Gamage DD, Pang NS-K, 'Profiles and perspectives of school principals on professional development in Australia and Hong Kong', 12th World Congress of Comparative Education Studies, Havana, Cuba (2004) [E2]
2004 Gamage DD, 'A Comparative Study of the Diversity of Approaches and Models of School-Based Management', Mid-Year Conference of Philippines Department of Education, Philippines (2004) [E2]
2004 Gamage DD, 'School-Based Management Leads to Shared Responsibilities and Quality Education', Mid-Year Conference of Philippines Department of Education, Philippines (2004) [E2]
2004 Suwanabroma J, Gamage DD, 'Attempts to Improve the Standing of Thai Universities by Imposing a Culture of Quality Assurance', NZEALS National Conference: Growing Educational Leaders, Dunedin, NZ (2004) [E1]
2004 Gamage DD, 'A comparative study of profiles, entry perspectives and professional development of school leaders in Australia, Japan and the USA', NZEALS National Conference: Growing Educational Leaders, Dunedin, New Zealand (2004) [E1]
2003 Gamage DD, 'How Did the University of Newcastle Develop an Innovative and Effective Master¿s Degree Program?', 57th Annual Conference NCPEA, Sedona, AZ (2003) [E1]
2003 Gamage DD, Ueyama T, 'Profiles and perspectives of school principals on professional development in Australia and Japan', 57th Annual Conference NCPEA, Sedona, AZ (2003) [E1]
2002 Gamage DD, 'School-Based Management: Moving Towards Improvement, Effectiveness and Quality in Education', 46th Annual Conference CIES, Orlando, Florida (2002) [E1]
2002 Gamage DD, Yonezawa A, 'Impact of Globalization: Reforms, Current Issues and Policy Directions in the Australian and Japanese Universities', 46th Annual Conference CIES, Orlando, Florida (2002) [E1]
2001 Gamage DD, 'A comparative study of the models of school-based management in New South Wales and Hong Kong', 11th World Congress of Comparative Education - WCCES 2001 Abstracts, Korea (2001) [E3]
2001 Su Z, Gamage DD, Mininberg E, 'Profile Characteristics and Professional Development of School Leaders in the US and Australia', 11th World WCCES, Seoul, South Korea (2001) [E1]
2000 Gamage DD, 'The transformation of a monastery system to a modern system of higher education: 23 centuries of Sri Lankan experience', University of Bologna, Italy (2000) [E3]
1999 Gamage DD, 'Education in Sri Lanka: Reforms implemented - current policies, issues and trends', Asia, Sri Lanka and the Diaspora 7th Sri Lanka Studies Conference, Canberra (1999) [E3]
1998 Gamage DD, 'Abstract - Conference Proceedings - 'Leading and Managing Smaller Schools in Australia'', SLAAS Fifty Fourth Annual Session Proceedings - Part 1, Sri Lanka (1998) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 20
Total funding $107,778

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20101 grants / $1,500

38th ANZCIES Annual Conference on the Theme - Bordering and New Possibilities in Education and Society, 23 - 26 November 2010$1,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G1000651
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20081 grants / $2,500

International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) 2008, Madrid in Spain, 17/11/2008 - 18/11/2008$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0189546
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20071 grants / $2,500

XIII Congress of the World Congress of Comoparative Education Societies (WCCES), Sarajevo in Bosnia Herzgovina, 3/9/2007 - 7/9/2007$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2007
GNo G0188000
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20061 grants / $869

Australian and New Zealand International and Comparative Education Society (ANZIES) Annual Conference, Ridges Hotel Canberra, 3/12/2006 - 5/12/2006$869

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2006
Funding Finish 2006
GNo G0187171
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20051 grants / $2,400

59th Annual Conference of the National Council of Professor of Educational Administration (NCPEA), 26-29 July 2005$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2005
Funding Finish 2005
GNo G0185424
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20041 grants / $2,400

World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES), 25-29 October 2004, Cuba$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2004
Funding Finish 2004
GNo G0184476
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20031 grants / $2,500

57th Annual National Council of Professors in Educational Administration (NCPEA), Sedona, Arizona, USA August 5 - 8, 2003$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2003
GNo G0183048
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20021 grants / $4,845

Visit of A/Prof T Ueyama, Nihon University, Tokyo, 20 February 2003 to 2 April 2003$4,845

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Visitor Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0182221
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20013 grants / $7,386

Visit of Prof Nicholas Pang from 9 July 2001 to 19 August 2001$2,902

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Visitor Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0180751
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Comparative & International Educational Society 2002$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0181625
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

World Congress of Comparative Education Societies Conference, South Korea 2-6 July 2001$1,984

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0180854
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20002 grants / $5,854

Visitor Prof Elliott Mininberg From 2 October to 12 November 2000$3,454

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Visitor Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0179331
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19th Conference of Comparative Education, Bologna.$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0179842
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19972 grants / $6,166

A study of teaching principals and the management of smaller schools$5,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1997
Funding Finish 1997
GNo G0176619
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Sri Lankan Association for the Advancement of Science, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, 8-12 December 1997$1,166

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1997
Funding Finish 1997
GNo G0179474
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19962 grants / $6,358

A study of teaching principals and the management of smaller schools.$5,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1996
Funding Finish 1996
GNo G0175698
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Sri Lankan Assoc for the Advancement of Science, Kefaniya, Sri Lanka, 25-29 November, 1996$1,358

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1996
Funding Finish 1996
GNo G0176479
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19931 grants / $8,000

School Based Management and the Operational Effectiveness of School Councils/Boards in Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory$8,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1993
Funding Finish 1993
GNo G0172803
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19921 grants / $4,500

School Based Managment And The Operational Effectiveness Of School Councils$4,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1992
Funding Finish 1992
GNo G0174138
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

1 grants / $50,000

Australia-Sri Lanka Institutional collaboration in higher education - identifying strategic partnerships and priorities$50,000

Funding body: Department of Education and Training

Funding body Department of Education and Training
Project Team Professor Hugh Craig, Conjoint Professor David Gamage
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start
Funding Finish
GNo G1500480
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

Commenced Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2013 An Exploratory Study of Students of English and other Departments at Saudi Arabian Universities with a View to Improving the Quality of Student Services
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2007 A Study on the Development of Adult Education in NSW
Education Not Elswr Classified, University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2010 The Relationship Between the Principal's Leadership Characteristics and the Ability of Primary Teachers to Deal Successfully with the Challenges Associated with Change: A Teacher's Perspective
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor
2008 A Study of the Implementation of School-Based Management in Flores Primary Schools in Indonesia
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor
2008 A Comparative Study of the Metal Fabrication and Welding (Heavy) Trade Course in TAFE NSW Between 2001 and 2004
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2007 School Based Management and the Operational Effectiveness of School Councils in Victoria and New South Wales: A Comparative Study
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor
2007 Participatory School Administration, Leadership and Management in (PSALM): Its Impact on the Creation of Better Philippine Public Secondary Schools
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor
2005 Core Criterion for Quality Assurance: An Exploratory Study of Student Perceptions of Service Quality in Thai Private Universities
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor
2005 Structures and Cultures Found in Effective Schools: Implications for School Improvement
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2004 The leadership effectiveness of Head Teachers within the TAFE NSW Vocational Education and Training system
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor
2004 Reforming the System of School Administration in Thailand: Facing the Challenges of the 21st Century
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor
2003 The Significance of Professional Development and Practice Towards a Better Public Education System
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
1998 Huamn Resources Development in a Seventh Day Adventist Church Education System
Education Not Elswr Classified, University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
1997 Organizational Values and Cultures of Excellent Schools in Hong Kong
Education Studies, University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
1997 Human Resources Development in a Seventh Day Adventist Church Education System
Education Studies, University of Newcastle
Sole Supervisor
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Conjoint Professor David Gamage

Position

Conjoint Professor
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

Email david.gamage@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5914
Fax (02) 4921 7887

Office

Room AOB79
Building Academic Office Block
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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