Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Graham Daniel

Dr Graham Daniel

DipT (Mitchell CAE), BEd (South Cross), MEd (Hons)(Murd), PhD (UWS)

Graham Daniel has a background in Primary teaching and school leadership in New South Wales and experience working as a consultant in alternative schools. Graham teaches in the areas of Educational Psychology and Child Development and is located at the Bathurst campus of Charles Sturt University.

Graham's research interests include children's schooling experience with a focus on family-school partnerships, inclusion and in teacher education

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  • Family-school partnerships
  • Lived experience
  • Children's experience of schooling
  • Early childhood and primary education

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  • Child Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Research

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  • Member of the Australian Association for Educational Research (AARE)
  • Member of the Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA)
  • Member of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD)
  • Member of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)

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Book Chapters

 Daniel, G. R., Wang, C., Murray, E., & Harrison, L. J. (in press). School choice and parent involvement among Australian children starting school. In S. Dockett, W. Griebel, and B. Perry (Eds.), Families and the Transition to School. London: Springer.

 Refereed Journal Articles

  • Daniel, G. R., & McLeod, S. (2017). Children with Speech Sound Disorders at School: Challenges for Children, Parents and Teachers. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 42(2), 81-101.
  • Daniel, G. R., Wang, C., & Berthelsen, D. (2016). Early school-based parent involvement, students' self-regulated learning and academic achievement among Australian primary school children: A longitudinal study. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 36, 168-177.(2015 Impact Factor 1.730 Scimago Rank Q1).
  • Daniel, G. R. (2016). Parents' experiences of teacher outreach in the early years of schooling. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 36(4), 559-569. DOI: 10.1080/02188791.2015.1005051 (2015 Impact Factor 0.531 Ranked 182/219 Scimago Rank Q2).
  • Daniel, G. R. (2015). Patterns of parent involvement: A longitudinal analysis of family-school partnerships in the early years of school in Australia. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 40(1), 119-128. (2014 Impact Factor 0.308 Scimago Rank Q3).
  • Auhl, G., & Daniel, G. R. (2014).Preparing pre-service teachers for the profession: Creating spaces for transformative practice. Journal of Education for Teaching, 40(4), 377-390. (2014 Impact Factor 0.634 Ranking: 119/219 Scimago Rank Q1).
  • Wong, S. M., Murray, E., Rivalland, C., Monk, H., Piazza-McFarland, L., & Daniel, G. R. (2014). Relationships matter: Some benefits, challenges and tensions associated with forming a collaborative educational researcher group. The Australian Educational Researcher, 41(3), 243–259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-013-0127-7 (2014 Impact Factor 0.216 Scimago Rank Q2).
  • Daniel, G. R., Auhl, G., & Hastings, W. (2013). Collaborative feedback and reflection for professional growth: Preparing first-year pre-service teachers for participation in the community of practice. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 41(2), 159-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1359866X.2013.777025. (2014 Impact Factor .717 Scimago Rank Q1).
  • McLeod, S., Daniel, G., & Barr, J. (2013). "When he's around his brothers ... he's not so quiet": The private and public worlds of school-aged children with speech sound disorder. Journal of Communication Disorders, 46(1), 70-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomdis.2012.08.006 (2014 Impact Factor: 1.449 Scimago Rank Q2).
  • Daniel, G., & McLeod, S. (2011). "I can't say words much": Listening to school-aged children's experiences of speech impairment. In S. Roulstone & S. McLeod (Eds.). Listening to children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. London: J&R Press.

Journal Articles

  • Daniel, G. (2011). Family-school partnerships: towards sustainable pedagogical practice. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 39 No. 2, pp. 165-176.
  • Barr, J. McLeod, S. & Daniel, G. (2008). Siblings of Children with Speech Impairment: Cavalry on the Hill. Language Speech and Hearing Services in Schools, 39, pp. 21-32.
  • Watts Pappas, N., McLeod, S., McAllister, L. & Daniel, G. (2007). Speech pathologists' views of working with parents in speech intervention: adapting to a changing model of practice. 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Language, and Hearing, Brisbane, July 2007.
  • Daniel, G. & McLeod, S. (2006). Listening to the voice of children with a communication impairment. In G. Whiteford (Ed.). Proceedings of the Qualitative Research as Interpretive Practice Conference 2005, Voice, Identity & Reflexivity (pp. 187-200). Albury: Charles Sturt University.
  • McLeod, S., Daniel, G. & Barr, J. (2006). Using children's drawings to listen to how children feel about their speech. In C. Heine & L. Brown (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2006 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference. Melbourne: Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Watts Pappas, N., McLeod, S., McAllister, L. & Daniel, G. (2006). Parental involvement in phonological intervention. Paper presented to International Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics Association Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 31- June 3.
  • Daniel, G. R. (2005). Parent Involvement In Children's Education: Implications Of A New Parent Involvement Framework For Teacher Education In Australia. Proceedings of the Australian Teacher Education Association Conference 2005, Teacher education: Local and global (pp. 141-148). Surfers Paradise: Griffith University.
  • Daniel, G. R. (2005). "Parent involvement in schools: Re-conceptualising a phenomenological interpretation" Paper presented to the Australian Association for Research in Education 2004 Conference, Melbourne, 28 Nov - 3 Dec. 2004.
  • Daniel, G. R. (2004). What about justice? School Councils, equity and social justice. Referred proceedings of Education Research Conference: 2003 11-12 October 2003. Parramatta: University of Western Sydney.

Invited Presentations

  • Daniel, G. R. & McLeod, S. (2012) Listening to children with speech and language impairment: Implications for teachers of young children, Invited Presentation, University of the West of England, Bristol.
  • McLeod, S. & Daniel, G. R. (2006) Children's Worlds: The worlds of children with a speech impairment. Charles Sturt Lectures - University of the Third Age.
  • Association of Rudolph Steiner Schools Australia Biannual Conference, Invited Keynote Speaker, Canberra, March 2005.

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