BA(Hons), MA, DipEd (Melb), MEd (Bristol), PhD (La Trobe), Honorary Filosofie Hedersdoktor (Umea, Sweden 1999)
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Education
2009

LYN YATES is Foundation Professor of Curriculum at the University of Melbourne. Her current research is concerned with:

  1. changing configurations of knowledge and students in school curriculum policies since the 1970s;
  2. forms and effects of education research assessment and steering in higher education;
  3. young people, education and the changing world.
  • Associate Professor, La Trobe University, 1994 - 1999
  • President, Australian Association for Research in Education, 1998
  • Professor of Teacher Education and Associate Dean (Research), University of Technology Sydney, 2000 - 2004
  • Professor of Curriculum, University of Melbourne, 2005 - current
  • Associate Dean, Research, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, 2006 - 2007
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Melbourne, 2007 - 2013

Yates, Lyn (2009) The quality and impact agenda in Australia: developing a 'Research Quality Framework'. In Tina Besley (ed.) Assessing the Quality of Research in Higher Education. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, pp. 210-224. [book chapter]

Yates, Lyn (2009) From curriculum to pedagogy and back again. Pedagogy, Culture and Society 17 (1), 17-28. [journal article]

Yates, Lyn (2007) 'Who counts as well as what counts: the desire to be 'world class' in Australia', European Educational Research Journal, 6 (3), 298-302. [journal article]

McLeod, Julie & Yates, Lyn (2006). Making Modern Lives: subjectivity, schooling and social change. SUNY Press, Albany New York. [book]

Yates, Lyn (2004). What does good educational research look like? Situating a field and its practices. Open University Press, Maidenhead. [book]