Associate Professor, Murdoch University
I conduct research about inequalities of educational opportunities and outcomes, especially as they appear between schools, and the systems, structures and policies that shape them. My research interests include educational marketisation and the causes and consequences of school socioeconomic segregation. I draw on the disciplinary areas of education policy, comparative education and sociology of education.
More advantaged public secondary schools across Australia generate nearly six times the amount of funding contributions from parents than less advantaged schools receive. Our study, published in The Australian...