|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Placed on:||7th December 2016|
|Closes:||28th February 2017|
Institute for Positive Psychology & Education
and Learning Sciences Institute Australia
PhD Scholarship — Engaging Students during the Early Years of Secondary School:
A Scalable and Sustainable Teacher Professional Learning Intervention
Associate Professor Chris Lonsdale (IPPE), Professor Carmel Diezmann (LSIA), and Professor Richard Ryan (IPPE) are seeking to recruit a promising student to complete a PhD under their supervision.
In the recent 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, ACU’s Education research was ranked at and above world standard. Psychology, Human Movement and Sports Science were ranked well above world standard.
The candidate will complete a doctoral thesis on a topic related to a randomised controlled trial of web-based teacher professional development intervention designed to motivate students during the transition to secondary school. The project is funded by the Australian Research Council.
Thesis topics could include, but are not limited to
We welcome applications from individuals with a background in psychology, physical education/exercise science, teacher professional learning, or another discipline related to the project.
A start date in early 2017 is preferred.
How to apply:
Applicants should also include a cover letter of not more than two pages providing evidence of:
Closing date: Tuesday, 28 February 2017
For more information:
For information regarding application and enrolment, email Graduate Research (firstname.lastname@example.org), with the subject line ‘Engaging Students Scholarship’
Applications should be forwarded to:
Australian Catholic University
PO Box 968
North Sydney NSW 2059