Professor Kevin Petrie
|Position:||Vice-Chancellor and President|
|Phone:||(02) 4980 2100|
|Qualifications:||Dip Tch (Longburn); BEd (Avondale); MEd (Avondale); EdD (La Trobe)|
|About:||Over his time in working at Avondale University College, Kevin has previously held the roles of Head of School (Education) and Dean of Faculty (Education, Business & Science). Prior to working at Avondale, he worked and studied for a number of years at La Trobe University.|
Kevin’s original calling was that of a primary school teacher, where he spent many years in the classroom, and as a school principal. His journey has also led him to spend time as a special education teacher and as an itinerant resource teacher of special needs within the New Zealand state school system.
Kevin enjoys a number of hobbies including writing and recording music … and spending time in the bush with his dogs. He is a proud husband and father of two.
|Select Publications:||Petrie, Kevin (2009) "Student Peer Bullying: A Brief Overview of the Problem and Some Associated Myths," TEACH Journal of Christian Education, 3 (1), 4-9.|
Petrie, K. (2014). The relationship between school climate and student bullying. TEACH Journal of Christian Education, 8(1), 26-35.
Kilgour, P. W., Hinze, J., Petrie, K., Long, W. R., & de Berg, K. (2015). Role-Playing: A Smorgasbord of Learning Types Education Papers and Journal Articles, Paper 86.
Petrie, K., Lemke, G., Williams, A., Mitchell, B. G., Northcote, M. T., Anderson, M., & de Waal, K. (2015). Professional development of research supervisors: A capacity-building, participatory approach. In M. Baguley (Ed.), Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference 2015 (pp. 1-11). University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia: Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE).
Hattingh, S., Morton, L., Ferret, R., Petrie, K., Heise, J.-A., & de Waal, K. (2016). A Qualitative Analysis of Discipleship in the Seventh-day Adventist Church: Responses to a Global and Regional Survey. Journal of Adventist Mission Studies, 12(1), 156-171.
Petrie, K., Anderson, M., de Waal, K., Mitchell, B. G., Northcote, M. T., Williams, A., & Carton, J. (2016). Designing an innovative system to evaluate a postgraduate supervision support and development framework. Paper presented at the 12th Biennial Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference: Society, Economy & Communities: 21st Century innovation in Doctoral Education, The National Wine Centre, Adelaide.
Petrie, K., Hattingh, S., Ferret, R., de Waal, K., Morton, L., & Heise, J.-A. (2016). Developing a Discipleship Measurement Tool. Journal of Adventist Mission Studies, 12(2), 86-104.
Northcote, M., Williams, A., Petrie, K., Seddon, J., & Hattingh, S. (2018). Integrating the scholarship of teaching, learning and assessment into one institution’s homegrown professional learning resources. In J. Lim, & A. Williams (Eds.), Adventist online education: Realizing the potential (pp. 79-96). Cooranbong, Australia: Avondale Academic Press.
Anderson, M., Mitchell, B. G., Northcote, M., Williams, A., Petrie, K., de Waal, K., . . . Lemke, G. (2018). The construction of a postgraduate student and supervisor support framework: Using stakeholder voices to promote effective postgraduate teaching and learning practice. Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 15(2), 1-21. doi: 10.1007/s10734-017-0128-y.
Petrie, K., Marsters, G., McClintock, D., Lindsay, P., Allen, A., & Zullig, K. (2019). Faith engagement at school. In P. Kilgour & B. Christian (Eds.), Revealing Jesus in the learning environment: Experiences of Christian educators (pp. 163-179). Cooranbong, NSW: Avondale Academic Press.
Petrie, K., Marsters, G., McClintock, D., Lindsay, P., Allen, A., & Zullig, K. (2019). The relationship between school climate and faith engagement. In P. Kilgour & B. Christian (Eds.), Revealing Jesus in the learning environment: Experiences of Christian educators (pp. 123-162). Cooranbong, NSW: Avondale Academic Press.