Romany Manuell

Romany Manuell

Romany Manuell is the Research Librarian at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Cunningham Library. She has a research background in academic librarianship and has worked in secondary and tertiary education in Australia and overseas. ACER welcomes schools and individuals to join its Cunningham Library and gain access to specialist education and research services.

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Researching education: 5 further readings on leadership
Researching education: 5 further readings on leadership

What leadership styles were important for principals as they navigated the challenges associated with COVID-19? How can school leaders partner with community to bring sustained change? In this edition of Researching education: 5 further readings, we share 5 readings on the topic of leadership, which address these questions.

Researching education: 5 further readings on reflective practice
Researching education: 5 further readings on reflective practice

What do you understand to be involved in the process of reflective practice? How does the process of reflective practice in Australia compare to an international approach? In this edition of Researching education: 5 further readings, we share 5 readings on the topic of reflective practice.

Researching education: 5 further readings on inclusive environments for gender diversity
Researching education: 5 further readings on inclusive environments for gender diversity

In our most recent annual reader survey, many of you told us you’d like more content on the topic of student wellbeing. In this edition of Researching education: 5 further readings, we share 5 readings on the topic of gender diversity in schools from researchers in Australia and overseas.

Researching education: 5 further readings on Music education
Researching education: 5 further readings on Music education

Music education has a range of benefits, not only for students’ music learning, but for improving their capacity as a learner more broadly. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore Music education – from funding to frameworks, the benefits for teachers and students, and how the pandemic has affected Music education over the past 3 years.

Researching education: 5 further readings on data and improvement in early childhood education and care
Researching education: 5 further readings on data and improvement in early childhood education and care

Quality improvement in early childhood education and care (ECEC) starts with robust data collection. But how data is analysed and utilised in education is crucial to achieving meaningful improvement through evidence-based practice. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore data and improvement in Australian ECEC settings, and offer strategies for effective and informed teaching.

Researching education: 5 further readings on children and young people’s physical activity
Researching education: 5 further readings on children and young people’s physical activity

Australia is falling behind when it comes to children’s physical activity, with new challenges for schools brought to the fore through the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore children and young people’s physical activity in Australia.

Researching education: 5 further readings on consent education
Researching education: 5 further readings on consent education

Research shows that pragmatic and evidence-based consent education in schools can have both immediate and lasting effects in reducing gender-based violence. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore consent education in Australia.

Researching education: Five further readings on climate change
Researching education: Five further readings on climate change

As an educator, how do you approach talking to your students about climate change? Can you identify key gaps in students’ knowledge? How do you manage issues of eco-anxiety and climate grief? In this article, we outline five further readings which explore climate change education in Australia.

Researching education: Five further readings on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Researching education: Five further readings on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

With the growing use of STEM across various industries in Australia, how can we ensure equitable opportunities and pathways for all students? How can schools build successful partnerships with industry specialists to rethink STEM education? In this article, we outline five further readings which explore STEM education in Australia.

Researching education: Five further readings on educator wellbeing
Researching education: Five further readings on educator wellbeing

As a teacher, how has work impacted your wellbeing during the pandemic? What wellbeing initiatives are offered at your school, and how can they be improved to better support teachers? In this article, we outline five further readings which explore educator wellbeing in Australia and internationally.