Dr Ingrid Harrington

Senior Lecturer, Inclusive Education and Psychology - School of Education

Ingrid Harrington

Phone: +61 2 6773 5068

Email: iharring@une.edu.au

Biography

Dr. Ingrid Harrington is a member of the Inclusive Education and Psychology team. Within this team, she specializes in classroom behaviour management, inclusive educational practices and educational psychology.

Course Co-ordinator, Bachelor of Education (Primary), On-campus, 2008–2013.
Manager of the Department of Education & Communities, Enhanced Teacher Training Program, 2008-2013.
She formalised an MOU between UNE and the University of Dortmund, Germany, for a student exchange research-based project.
Consultant for the CSO Armidale Diocese in Inclusive Education, 2013-current.

Qualifications

PhD (James Cook University), Certificate in Academic Leadership-UNE, Certificate in Staff Leadership-UNE, Graduate Certificate in Higher Education-UNE, Post Graduate Diploma (Criminology)-Melbourne University, Bachelor of Education (Secondary)-MCAE

Memberships

Australian Association of Special Education Inc (AASE)
Australian College of Educators (ACE)
Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
British Education Research Association (BERA)
Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society (ANZCIES)
The Asia Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA)

Publications

Scholarly Books

Harrington, I., Kastirke, N., & Holtbrink, L. (Eds.) (2016). Inclusion in Germany and Australia. Springer: Germany. ISBN: 978-3-658-14462-3.

Harrington, I. (2010). Boys in Schools: Early School Leaving & Masculinity. Pp. 1-204. VPM-Verlag: Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-639-23938-6.

Scholarly Book Chapters

Harrington, I. & Matas, H. (2016). An Analysis of the German and New South Wales, Australian Education Systems considering the Inclusion of Parents, Teachers and Social Workers, in Inclusion in Germany and Australia. Harrington, I., Kastirke, N., & Holtbrink, L. (Eds), Springer: Germany. ISBN: 978-3-658-14462-3.

Harrington, I. & Middendorf, H. (2014). Implications of an Inclusive Perspective for the Social Behaviour of Pupils, in Inclusion in Germany and Australia. Harrington, I., Kastirke, N., & Holtbrink, L. (Eds), Springer: Germany. ISBN: 978-3-658-14462-3.

Harrington, I. & Steinbeck, K. (2014). What level of Special Needs education is required for Effective Teaching in Inclusive School Systems?, in Inclusion in Germany and Australia. Harrington, I., Kastirke, N., & Holtbrink, L. (Eds), Springer: Germany. ISBN: 978-3-658-14462-3.

Harrington, I. & Kasper, T. (2015). Inclusion in Australia: What German Schools can learn from Australian Practice, in Inclusion in Germany and Australia. Harrington, I., Kastirke, N., & Holtbrink, L. (Eds), Springer: Germany. ISBN: 978-3-658-14462-3.

Collyer, K. & Harrington, I., (2015). Sensory Regulation in Inclusive Classrooms, in Asperger Syndrome: Risk Factors, Cognitive-Behavioural Characteristics and Management Strategies. M.Shaughnessy (Ed.). pp.9-23. NOVA publishers: Ireland. ISBN: 978-1-63463-810-4

Harrington, I. (2012). Schools and Parents Working together Supporting Children diagnosed on the Autistic Spectrum: Learning from each Other,to be published by the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.

Harrington, I.  (2011). Parental Perspectives: Inclusion of Students with Asperger Syndrome in Mainstream Primary Schools, in Comparative Perspectives on Inclusive Education: Policy and Practice in Asia-Pacific Region: Comparative Education.The University of Hong Kong. Springer publishers, International.

Harrington, I. & Jenkins, K. (2010). The Reality of Beginning Teaching: Trials and Tribulations, in International Research in Teacher Education: Current Perspectives. Pp. 265-282. Kardooair Press: UNE. (80%). ISBN: 978-0-908244-80-5. (90%).

Kivunja, C., Harrington, I., Jones, M., Boyd, J. & Reitano, P. (2010). Investigating the experiences of beginning teachers employed casually so as to match supply to demand, in International Research in Teacher Education: Current Perspectives. Kardooair Press: UNE. Pp. 283-306. ISBN: 978-0-908244-80-5.

Harrington, I. (2008). Gender, Sexuality and Education, in Interrogating Common Sense: Frameworks for the Critical Analysis of Curriculum Policy and Practice. I. Soliman (Ed.) pp. 75-99, Pearson Education: Sydney. ISBN: 9781442507197.

Harrington, I. (2007). Discourses of Schooling, Constructions of Masculinity and Boys' Non-completion of Secondary School in North Queensland, Australia, in Everyday Struggles in Language, Culture and Education: Problematizing Identity, A. Lin, (Ed.) pp. 101 - 118. Lawrence Erlbaum: Mahwah, NJ. [International] ISBN: 978080585339.  Cited by 27

Paterson D,  Berman J,  Graham L,  Harrington I,  Maurer J,  Roach D,  Sargeant J. (2003). Active Learners in Lectures, in Honouring our Tertiary Teaching, pp. 77-82, University of New England. ISBN:186389897.

(2003). Harrington I,  & Sargeant J. Breaking The Ice, Honouring Our Tertiary Teaching, pp. 86-94. ISBN: 186389897. FEHPS: Faculty of Education, Health and Professional Studies, University of New England.

(2003). Sargeant J. & Harrington I. Countering the Zombie Factor, Honouring Our Tertiary Teaching, pp. 107-118. ISBN: 186389897. FEHPS: Faculty of Education, Health and Professional Studies, University of New England.

ii) Journal Publications

* Druce, A. & Harrington, I. (2016). (forthcoming). Promoting Engagement to Students with ASD and ID through an Arts-based Curricula: A Critical Review of Strengths and Limitations through Research Design

* Shurley, R. & Harrington, I. (forthcoming) The Power of Whole-School Approaches to Promote Effective Classroom Behaviour Management and Student Well-being. Submitted to the Professional Development in Education, ISSN 1941-5257 (Print), 1941-5265 (Online).

Alias, M. Harrington, I., Paimin, A., Sern, L., Foong, L., Mohamed, M., and Mohamed, W. (2016). Understanding Current Situations: Facilitating Inclusive Education Implementation, Advanced Science Letters, Vol. 22, 1677–1682. ISSN: 1936-6612 (Print): EISSN: 1936-7317 (Online)

Harrington, I. (2013). “When the Wattles Come Out, the Turtles are Ready”: Success of the Enhanced Teacher Training Program, in the Australian Journal of Teacher Education. Vol .38, (5/6), pp. 80-88.

Harrington, I. (2013). School-based Learning for Individual Diversity in Education: The SLIDE project, Journal of Education and Training Studies, Vol.1, (2), pp.25-31.

Harrington, I., & Alias, M. (2013). Re-visiting Whole School Professional Development to Promote Inclusion in Malaysian Schools. Submitted to The International Journal of EducationResearch & Development, Vol. 1, (1).

Brasche, I. & Harrington, I. (2012). Quality and Continuity: Addressing the Disadvantages of Remote Indigenous Schools in the Northern Territory, in the Australian Journal of Education. Vol. 56, (2).

Harrington, I. & Brasche, I. (2011). Success Stories from an Indigenous Immersion Primary Teaching Experience in NSW Schools, in Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, Vol.40, pp. 23-29.

Harrington, I. (2011). Inclusive Practices for Students with Asperger Syndrome or Learning Difficulties in Australian NSW Primary Classrooms, in the Bulletin of Contemporary Education. 4(3) pp. 93-103. Chubu University Press: Japan. International.

National.

Harrington, I. (2011). Answering the Questions of Beginning Teachers, in The Journal of Contemporary Education. 3(3) pp. 67-78. Chubu University Press: Japan. International.

Harrington, I. (2010). Successful Inclusion of Children with Asperger Syndrome in Primary School: Parental Voices. Journal of Educational Enquiry, 11(1), pp. 1-12.

Maxwell, T., Harrington, I. & Smith, H. (2010) Supporting Primary and Secondary Beginning Teachers Online: Key findings of the Education Alumni Support Project. Australian Journal of Education. 35(1) February, pp. 42-58. (35%) National. Cited by 4.

Harrington, I. (2010). The Learning Patterns of Beginning Teachers in New South Wales, Australia, in Education Research and Reviews, 5(5), pp. 273-281. National.

Harrington, I. (2009) Lessons to be learned from the Primary School Experiences of a boy with Asperger Syndrome, in Special Education Perspectives, 18(1), pp.7-15. National.

Harrington, I. (2008). The Motivation of Boys who Leave School Early: The Impact of Teachers. Journal of the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association. Vol.7, (1), February. pp. 47-55. International. Cited by 6.

Graham, L., Boileau-Little, D., Webster, H., Roach, D., Berman, J., Harrington, I., Paterson, D., Sargeant, J., Maurer, J. (2006). Powerful Partnerships: Special Education Teachers as Seconded Faculty, Special Education Perspectives, 15(1), pp. 58-69. (20%) National.

Harrington, I. (2004). Early School Leaving in QLD: Findings & Recommendations, Educational Enquiry, 8(3), pp.23-35. JCU Educational Series, Local.

Harrington, I. (2002). The Road Less Travelled: Boys Early School Leaving, Educational Transformations, 10 (1), pp. 23-34. JCU Educational Series, Local

iii) Peer reviewed Conference Papers

Harrington, I. (2014).Strategies for Secondary School Success and Asperger Syndrome. ERPA International Special Education Congress, Istanbul: 4-6 June.

Harrington, I. (2014).Keeping Teachers in Tough Schools: The Success of the Enhanced Teacher Training Program, Australia. International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED), June 16–18, Sweden.

Harrington, I. (2009) Through My Eyes. Lessons to be learned from the Primary School Experiences of a boy with Asperger Syndrome. Paper presented at the International Association of Special Education (IASE) conference, Alicante, Spain, July 13-15. (100%) International.

Harrington, I. (2007). Exploration of Generative Themes and Storylines to Understand Boys' Non-Completion of School. Bridging the Gap between Ideas and Doing Research, pp. 23-34. ACE: Canberra. [100%] National.

Boyd, J., Harrington, I., Reitano, P., Kivunja, C., & Jones, M. Beginning Teachers Employed on a Casual Basis: Their Lived Experiences and Strategies To Cope. Paper presented to AARE, Brisbane on 26-29 November 2008. (25%) National.

Harrington, I. (2008). Masculinity, Rurality and Early School Leaving: A Case Study. Paper presented at the ISTE conference, April 22-24 , UNE. Local.

Harrington, I. and Jenkins, K. (2008). The Reality of Beginning Teaching: Trials and Tribulations. Paper presented at the ISTE conference, April 22-24 , UNE. Local.

Harrington, I. (2007). The Impact of Teachers in the Motivation of Boys who Leave School Early (HAR07100). Paper presented at the Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE) conference in Fremantle, Perth, 25-29 November, 2007. (100%) National.

Harrington, I. (2007). The Experiences of Beginning Teachers: Predictable and Preventable? (HAR07099).  Paper presented at the Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE) conference in Fremantle, Perth, 25-29 November. (100%) National.

Harrington, I. (2007). The lessons teacher educators can learn from the experiences of beginning teachers. Paper delivered at the ANZCIES conference in Auckland, New Zealand, 1- 3 December, 2007 (100%) International.

Harrington, I. (2006). Bridging the Gap, Postgraduate Conference, "Let me tell you why I left school early": Boys' experiences in QLD. Paper presented at UNE, Armidale, August 7-11. (100%) Local.

Harrington, I. & Maxwell, T. (2005) The Educational Alumni Support Project (EdASP) and the behaviour management support provided to first year out secondary teachers. Paper presented at the Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE) conference Parramatta, 27 Nov - 1 Dec. (50%) National.

Harrington, I. (2005). School as a Prison:  A Case Study of Masculinity and Early School Leaving. Paper presented at the Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE) conference Parramatta, 27 Nov - 1 Dec. (100%) National.

Harrington, I. (2005) A Case Study of Masculinity and Early School Leaving. Paper delivered at the British Education Research Association (BERA). Pontypridd, Wales, September 14-17. (100%) International.

Harrington, I. (2004). School Behaviour Management: An Action Research Project. Paper delivered at the Australian Association of Special Education (AASE): Behaviour: Whose Choice? Hobart, 27 - 29 September 2004. (100%) National.

iv) Conference Papers

Harrington, I. (2012). Teaching Success in Hard-To-Staff Schools in NSW Communities, Australia. Paper presented at the IISES conference, Dubrovnik, 25-27 June, 24-27.

Harrington, I. & Brasche, I. (2011). Cultural Lessons in the Classroom: Reflections from UNE Indigenous Scholarship Recipients, Australia. Paper presented at the AIATSIS Conference, Canberra, September 19-22. (50%). National.

Harrington, I. (2011). Recruiting for Teacher Success in Hard-To-Staff Schools in NSW Communities, Australia. Paper presented at the AITNER conference 23 May, Athens, Greece.

Harrington, I. (2008). Masculinity, Rurality, and Early School Leaving: A Case Study. Paper presented at the ISTE conference, April 22-24, UNE. [100%] Local.

Harrington, I. (2007). The Impact of Teachers in the Motivation of Boys who Leave School Early (HAR07100). Paper presented at the Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE) conference in Fremantle, Perth, 25-29 November, 2007. (100%) National.

Harrington, I. (2007). The Experiences of Beginning Teachers: Predictable and Preventable? (HAR07099). Paper presented at the Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE) conference in Fremantle, Perth, 25-29 November. (100%)

Harrington, I. (2006). "My students are horrible!" Beginning teachers' experiences of managing behaviour in their classroom. Paper presented at the School of Education, EDSP 211 and EDSP 380 mini conference. UNE, Armidale, May 2. (100%) Local.

Harrington, I. (2006). Migrating to the Classroom: Online Support for Beginning Teacher Alumni of the University of New England. Paper delivered at the APERA conference, Hong Kong, 27-30 Nov. (100%) International.

Harrington, I. (2006). Making sense of boys' early school leaving decisions using a hegemonic masculinity discourse. Paper delivered at the APERA conference, Hong Kong, 27-30 Nov. (100%) International.

Harrington, I. (2005). The Power of Special Education Teachers as a Seconded Faculty. Paper presented at the Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE) conference Parramatta, 27 Nov - 1 Dec. (25%) National.

Graham, L., Boileau-Little, D., Webster, H., Roach, D., Berman, J., Harrington, I., Paterson, D., Sargeant, J., Maurer, J (2005) Special Education Teachers as a Seconded Faculty. Paper delivered at the International Special Education Conference (ISEC). Glasgow, 27 June - 1 July. (10%) International.

Harrington, I. (2005). The Relevance of Geographic Context in Learning: A Case Study of Early School Leaving. Paper delivered at the Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society (ANZCIES). Coffs Harbour, Dec. 3 -5, 2005. (100%) National.

Gilbert, R., & Harrington, I. (2005). Boys‚ accounts of schooling: Masculinities discourse and engagement with school. Paper delivered at the British Education Research Association (BERA). Pontypridd, Wales, September 14-17. (60%) International.

Harrington, I. & Sargeant, J. (2004). School Behaviour Management: Refining practice. Paper delivered at the International Cultural Research Network (ICRN): Exploring Cultural Perspectives, Florence. 12-17 July. (50%) International.

Harrington, I. (2004) Exploring Cultural Perspectives. "I did what was best for me!" A case study of male early school leaving in rural Queensland. Paper delivered at the International Cultural Research Network (ICRN) Florence, 12-17 July. (100%) International.

Articles and Reports

Harrington, I. (2010). Strategies for the Successful Inclusion of Students with Asperger Syndrome in Primary School, CASE News Issue No.7, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. International

Maxwell, T., Smith, H.J., Baxter, D., Boyd, J., Harrington, I., Hopwood, L., Jenkins, K., Sargeant, J. and Tamatea, L. (2006). Crossing the line from student to teacher: Implications for teacher educators. Paper submitted to Research Series, School of Education, UNE, June.  [10%] Local.

Maxwell, T., Smith, H.J., Baxter, D., Boyd, J., Harrington, I., Hopwood, L, Jenkins, K., Sargeant, J. and Tamatea, L. (2006). Beginning teachers migrating to the Classroom: Implications for school- and university-based teacher educators. Paper submitted to Research Series, School of Education, UNE, May, Pp. 34-42. [10%] Local.

Maxwell T,  Smith HJ,  Baxter DJ,  Boyd J,  Harrington I, Hopwood L,  Jenkins KA,  Sargeant JG,  Tamatea LM . (2006). Migrating to the Classroom - Online Support for the 2005 Beginning Teacher Alumni of UNE: Final Report for the Higher Education Innovation Program of the Education Alumni Support Project (EdASP). Quality, Equity and Collaboration Branch Higher Education Group, DEST. The University of New England: Armidale. Cited by 5 http://www.simerr.une.edu.au/education/resources/pdfs/EdASP_Final_Rpt.pdf

Maxwell T.,  Smith HJ,  Baxter DJ,  Boyd J,  Harrington I,  Hopwood L,  Jenkins KA,  Sargeant JG,  Tamatea LM . (2006). Migrating to the Classroom: Online Support for the 2005 Beginning Teacher Alumni of UNE - Summary of Findings. Faculty of Education, Health and Professional Studies Research Report 2005. The University of New England: Armidale.

Maxwell, T., Smith, H., Proudford, C., Baxter, D., Boyd, J., Harrington, I., Hopwood, L., Jenkins, K., Sargeant, J. and Tamatea, L. (2005). Education Alumni Support Project (EdASP): Conception and initiation, FEHPS, Research Report, Armidale, University of New England. [10%] Local.

Maxwell, T., Smith, H., Proudford, C., Baxter, D., Boyd, J., Harrington, I., Hopwood, L., Jenkins, K., Sargeant, J. and Tamatea, L. (2005). Migrating to the Classroom: Online Support for the 2005 Beginning Teacher Alumni of UNE - Summary of Findings. Faculty of Education, Health and Professional Studies Research Report 2005. The University of New England: Armidale. http://www.une.edu.au/news/archives/000479.html

Electronic media

Boyd, J., Harrington, I., Reitano, P., Kivunja, C., & Jones, M. Beginning Teachers: Who Cares? Paper presented to the Australian College of Educators (ACE) conference, Hobart, April, 2008. [25%] National.

Harrington, I. (2006). The use of school discourses to understand boys' early school leaving decisions, paper presented at the British Education Research Association Conference, University of Pontypridd, Cardiff, Sept 14-17 2005 http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/153135.htm (March 23, 2006).

Further Information

International Teaching, Invited Lectures and Keynote Speeches

2014. University of Dortmund, Germany, May 23. Delivery of a two-day workshop entitled: Working within a Legal and Ethical Framework for Social Workers. Part 1.

2014. University of Dortmund, Germany, May 24. Delivery of a two-day workshop entitled: Working within a Legal and Ethical Framework for Social Workers. Part 2.

2014. University of Dortmund, Germany, May 30. Delivery of a two-day workshop entitled: Case Management and Professional Practice for Social Workers. Part 1.

2014. University of Dortmund, Germany, May 31. Delivery of a two-day workshop entitled: Case Management and Professional Practice for Social Workers. Part 2.

2014. University of Dortmund, Germany, May 22. Poverty and Social Work: Australian Perspectives. Lecture delivered to first year Social Work students.

2013.Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia. June. Delivery of one-day training as part of the Phase 1: The SLIDE project to Malaysian Teachers.

2013.Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia.  September. Delivery of one-day training as part of the Phase 2: The SLIDE project to Malaysian Teachers.

2012. University of Macau, 10 October, Delivery of a guest seminar professional development training to 220 Macau teachers, Working with Students on the ASD Spectrum.

2012. Kaohsuing Normal University, Taiwan, 8 October. Delivery of a one-day professional development training to 90 educators at the Teaching for Success: Strategies for Teaching Students with Asperger Syndrome.

2012. Kaohsuing Normal University, Taiwan, 6 October. Delivery of a one-day professional development training to 120 Kaohsuing teachers entitled, Teaching for Success: Strategies for Teaching Students with Asperger Syndrome.

2012. University of Dortmund, Germany, June 5. Delivery of a special lecture Inclusive Practices in Australian Classrooms.

2012. University of Dortmund, Germany, June 3. Delivery of a special lecture entitled, Skills for Social Workers.

2012. University of Dortmund, Germany, June 29-July 1. Delivery of a three-day residential school to the entitled, Inclusive Practices for All in Mainstream Classrooms: Challenges and Strategies.

2011. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia. December 8. Delivery of a special lecture entitled, Learning in Mainstream Classroom.

2011. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia. December 7. Delivery of a special lecture entitled, Managing and Identifying Special Needs in the Classroom.

2011. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia. December 6. Delivery of a special lecture entitled, Inclusive Practices and the Management of Classroom Behaviour.

2011. National Alliance for Remote Indigenous Schools conference, 3 October, Alice Springs, NT.

2011. University of Landau, Germany, May 30th- June 1st. A three-day workshop on Including Students on the Autistic Spectrum in Mainstream Classrooms.

2011. University of Dortmund, Germany, May 20th. Seminar on Identification and Management of Students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities in the Mainstream Classroom.

2011. University of Dortmund, Germany, May 17-18th. Two-day residential school, Inclusive Practices for All in Mainstream Classrooms: Challenges and Strategies.  

2011. University of Hong Kong. May 13 & 14th, Invited speaker for the Asia-Pacific Symposium, on the Comparisons between Parental perspectives and their children diagnosed with AS, University of Hong Kong.

2010. University of Hong Kong, February 8th. A guest lecture on Strategies for the Successful Inclusion of Students with Learning Disabilities in Primary School. CASE and the Marsden Foundation.

2010. University of Hong Kong, February 8. A guest lecture on the Findings of the Education Alumni Support Project EdASP, to third year MEd students.

2010. Chubu University, Nagoya, Japan. January 6 – February 5, Academic Exchange in their School of Contemporary Education in the areas of Inclusive Education.

2009. University of Dortmund, Germany, June 25. A guest lecture on Keeping boys Interested and Engaged in the Mainstream Classroom.

2006. The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, 7 Dec. Inclusive Classroom Practice: An Australian Perspective.

2006. The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, 5 Dec. Managing Challenging Behaviours in Classrooms: Strategies and Best Practice.
2006. University of Tallinn, Estonia, Nov. 23. Managing Challenging Behaviour: An Australian Perspective.

2006. University of Tallinn, Estonia, Nov. 20. Managing Behaviour, Special Needs and Boys.

2006. University of Oldenburg, Germany, Nov. 8. Linking a Dominant Masculine Discourse to Boys' Early School Leaving in Queensland.

2006. University of Bremen, Germany, Nov. 3-5. Australian Classrooms: Managing Behaviour and Special Education.

Invited Editorial Reviewer

International Journal of Inclusive Education
International Journal of Higher Education
Australasian Journal of Education Technology
International Journal of Indigenous Education
Educational Research & Reviews

Teaching Achievements

2009 Lecturer of the Year Award, Top 10 at UNE
2009 Recipient Australian Learning & Teaching Council Citation "For facilitating student learning through motivational approaches that inspire and foster student enthusiasm and curiosity, resulting in independent, critically reflective learners" for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
2009 Finalist in the Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) and Pearson Teacher of the Year Award
2008 Recipient UNE Vice Chancellor's Excellence in Learning & Teaching Award
2008 Recipient NSW Quality Teaching Award

Other Achievements

Special education adviser to public and private primary and secondary schools
Contributed to forums and conferences in areas of special education
Consultancies with government and private sector school systems in support for students with special needs in regular classrooms.