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About Professor Martin Hayden

Professor Martin Hayden BA(Monash), DipEd(Monash), BEd(Monash), MEd(Monash), PhD(Melbourne)
Prof. Martin Hayden has wide-ranging experience as a scholar in the field of higher education. He completed his PhD at the University of Melbourne. His teaching areas include educational policy and management, the sociology of education, and research design and methods. His research interests include higher education governance and management, higher education in the East Asian region, higher education participation, student financing, and higher degree supervision. He has produced or contributed to a large number of books, articles and reports, and has attracted significant research and development grants. Since moving to Southern Cross University from La Trobe University in 1994, he has been the Director of Teaching and Learning for seven years, Chair of the Academic Board and a member of the University Council for four years, and Head of the School of Education for over eight years.
Professor Hayden has completed commissioned works and consultancies for a wide range of international agencies, including UNESCO, the World Bank, UNICEF, the Asian Development Bank and the OECD. In Australia, he has undertaken projects for the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission, the National Board of Employment, Education and Training, the Committee for the Advancement of University Teaching, the Commonwealth Department of
Education, and AusAID. From 2010 to 2012, he led an international team of consultants engaged by the Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam to produce a master plan for the Vietnamese higher education system. He is a regular reviewer of articles for Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development, and Studies in Higher Education. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Studies in Higher Education and Asia Pacific World: The Journal of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies.


Present Professor of Higher Education, Southern Cross University School of Education

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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3160
Fax: (+61 2 6620 3426
Mobile: (+61) 408624170


Journal articles (22)

Books (13)