Associate Professor Shiralee Poed

Associate Professor In Education

School of Education
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
s.poed@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56872

Overview

Dr Shiralee Poed is an Associate Professor within the School of Education at the University of Queensland. She is also the Chair of the Association for Positive Behaviour Support Australia. Her career spans more than 30 years, and includes working as a teacher and leader in Australian state, Catholic and independent primary, secondary and special schools.

Research Interests

  • Positive behaviour support
  • Disability discrimination in education
  • Inclusion of students with disability

Research Impacts

Shiralee's teaching, research, leadership, and service focus on systems change to address inequities in the education of students with disability, particularly where this manifests in behaviour. Her expertise includes: (i) evidence-based interventions to support the inclusion of learners with disability, (ii) proactive and positive approaches to behaviour, (iii) reductions in student restraint and seclusion, and (iv) elimination of disability discrimination.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Griffith University
  • Masters (Coursework) of Education, Queensland University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Educational Studies, The University of Queensland
  • Diploma

Publications

  • Poed, Shiralee (2024). Behaviour support. Education for inclusion and diversity. (pp. TBC-TBC) edited by Adrian Ashman and Shiralee Poed. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Pearson.

  • Ashman, Adrian and Poed, Shiralee (2024). The ethics of inclusion. Education for inclusion and diversity. (pp. TBC-TBC) edited by Adrian Ashman and Shiralee Poed. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Pearson.

  • Adrian Ashman and Shiralee Poed eds. (2024). Education for inclusion and diversity. 7th ed. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Pearson.

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Poed, Shiralee (2024). Behaviour support. Education for inclusion and diversity. (pp. TBC-TBC) edited by Adrian Ashman and Shiralee Poed. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Pearson.

  • Ashman, Adrian and Poed, Shiralee (2024). The ethics of inclusion. Education for inclusion and diversity. (pp. TBC-TBC) edited by Adrian Ashman and Shiralee Poed. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Pearson.

  • Poed, Shiralee, Edwards, Miriam, Al Nawab, Hadeel F. and Penna, Olivia (2023). Researching curriculum and disability in higher education. International encyclopaedia of education . (pp. 368-375) edited by Rob Tierney, Fazal Rizvi and Kadriye Ercikan. Online: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-818630-5.12080-9

  • Whitefield, Phillip, Poed, Shiralee and Barker, Katrina (2023). School-wide positive behaviour support within the Australian context. School-wide positive behaviour support: the Australian handbook. (pp. 1-23) edited by Katrina Barker, Shiralee Poed and Phillip Whitefield. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003186236-1

  • Poed, Shiralee and de Bruin, Kate (2023). Tier 2: Targeted approaches, interventions, and supports. School-wide positive behaviour support: the Australian handbook. (pp. 64-85) edited by Katrina Barker, Shiralee Poed and Phillip Whitefield. Oxon, UK: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003186236-4

  • Poed, Shiralee, Fox, Russell and Payne, Jennifer (2023). Where to from here: the readiness, sustainability, and scale of school-wide positive behaviour support implementation. School-wide positive behaviour support: the Australian handbook. (pp. 189-206) edited by Katrina Barker, Shiralee Poed and Phillip Whitefield. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003186236-10

  • Poed, Shiralee (2020). Legislation, litigation and implications for inclusion. Inclusive education for the 21st century: theory, policy and practice. (pp. 100-121) edited by Linda J. Graham. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003116073-7

  • Swancutt, Loren, Medhurst, Marijne, Poed, Shiralee and Walker, Peter (2020). Making adjustments to curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Inclusive education for the 21st century: theory, policy and practice. (pp. 208-243) edited by Linda J. Graham. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003116073-12

  • White, Emily H., Pavlovic, Masa and Poed, Shiralee (2020). Understanding and mapping digital literacy for students with disability. Understanding Students with Additional Needs as Learners. (pp. 131-156) edited by Patrick Griffin and Kerry Woods. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-56596-1_10

  • Poed, Shiralee (2019). Social inclusion and equal access to high-quality, inclusive education. Quality education. (pp. 1-10) edited by Walter Leal Filho, Anabela Marisa Azul, Luciana Brandli, Pinar Gökçin Özuyar and Tony Wall. Cham, Switzerland: SpringerLink. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-69902-8_18_1

  • Poed, Shiralee (2019). The Australian educational landscape. Education for inclusion and diversity. (pp. 38-64) edited by Adrian Ashman. Melbourne, VIC Australia: Pearson.

  • Poed, Shiralee (2018). Student voice and educational adjustments. The Palgrave Handbook of Education Law for Schools. (pp. 335-351) Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-77751-1_15

  • Poed, Shiralee (2015). The Australian educational landscape. Education for inclusion and diversity. (pp. 37-62) edited by Adrian Ashman. Melbourne, VIC Australia: Pearson.

  • Poed, Shiralee and Elkins, John (2012). Legislation, policies, and principles. Education for inclusion and diversity. (pp. 37-60) edited by Adrian Ashman and John Elkins. Frenchs Forest, Australia: Pearson.

  • Poed, Shiralee and Keen, Deb (2009). Reasonable adjustment? The intersection between Australian disability discrimination legislation and parental expectations of curriculum adjustments. Education Planet Shapers: Researching, hypothesising, dreaming the future. (pp. 81-96) edited by Barbara Garrick, Shiralee Poed and James Skinner. Mount Gravatt, QLD, Australia: PostPressed.

  • Garrick, Barbara, Poed, Shiralee, Skinner, James and Standage, Sarah (2009). Shaping the future of educational research: hypothesising and dreaming the possibilities. Educational planet shapers: researching, hypothesising, dreaming the future. (pp. 9-18) edited by Barbara Garrick, Shiralee Poed and James Skinner. Brisbane, Australia: PostPressed.

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Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor