Dr Jo Howse

Senior Lecturer
Location: Building 115, Room 2020

Graduate supervision of completed theses/dissertations

(as Principal or Associate supervisor)

Tolmie, Emma (2016). Implementing personalised learning in New Zealand primary schools Innovative Learning Environments
Janes (née Dobson), Claire (2016). The nature and practice of goal setting in teacher appraisal within primary schools
Sipasirth, Oud (2015). Leadership development of curriculum leaders in a Lao higher education Institution
Marshall, Steven (2015). From industry professional to academic leader : identity migration in New Zealand polytechnics
Dada, Raeesa (2015). Personalised learning : perceptions of curriculum leaders and mathematics teachers in a secondary school classroom
Long, Nilroath (2015). Leadership development needs of Cambodian primary school principals and deputy principals
Govender, Kamaseelan (2015). Communication between the New Zealand Qualifications Authority and secondary schools - effective or not?
Mahavong, Anongsack (2014). Leadership development for middle leaders in a Lao tertiary institution
Baker, Karen (2014). Investigating the initiative of students bringing their own technology devices into New Zealand secondary schools
Cornwell, Pauline (2014). The challenges New Zealand intermediate school leaders face as they transition year six primary students into year seven, intermediate schools
Phommahack, Satitphone (2014). Professional development provision for primary teaching assistants : the case of one international school in Laos
Atkinson, Monette (2013). Leaders' perceptions of the practices and challenges that influence Pasifika achievement in New Zealand secondary schools
Vongxay, Hongkham (2013). The implementation of communicative language teaching (CLT) in an English department in a Lao higher educational institution : a case study
Sackdanouvong, Kertmee (2013). Middle managers : managing change in a Lao higher education institution
Baber, Jenny (2012). Senior leader efforts to improve the educational outcomes of Maori students in New Zealand secondary schools
Bassett, Martin (2012). Developing middle level leaders in New Zealand secondary schools
Syharath, Saengaloun (2012). The middle manager's role and professional development needs in Lao higher education
Craggs, Simon (2011). Challenge and opportunity: Middle leaders and the implementation of the New Zealand curriculum
Peak, Rachel (2010). Middle leadership of teams in large New Zealand secondary schools


Bassett, M., Robson, J., Cardno, C., Deo, A., & Howse, J. (2017). Middle-level leaders as instructional leaders in Aotearoa New Zealand schools: Emerging data of role expectations and performance confidence. New Zealand Association for Research (NZARE) Conference, Hamilton.

Howse, J. H. (2017). The Corporatisation of New Zealand Tertiary Institutions : A Decade of Change. Leading and Managing; Journal of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (Vol. 23 (1)).

Cardno, C., Tolmie, E., & Howse, J. (2017). New spaces - new pedagogies: Implementing personalised learning in primary school innovative learning environments. Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice. (Vol. 32 (1)).

Cardno, C., Handjani, M., & Howse, J. (2017). Leadership practices and challenges in managing diversity to achieve ethnic inclusion in two New Zealand secondary schools. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies (Vol. 52(2)).

Howse, J.H. (2017). Moving from the Past into the Future with New Spaces and New Pedagogies. ACEL 2017 National Conference, Sydney Australia.

Howse, J H. (2016). Facing the Challenges in a Changing Tertiary Environment: The Voices of Senior and Middle Leaders. NZARE Conference & Annual Meeting 2016, Victoria University of Wellington.

Howse, J., & Piggot- Irvine, E. (2014). Demographic Changes for the South African Principal. The Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA/CCEAM) Conference, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada.

Piggot-Irvine, E., Howse, J., and Richard, V. (2013). South Africa Principal Role and Development Needs. International Studies in Educational Administration (Vol. 41,3).

Howse, J. H. (2013). Conversations that mattered: A decade of reforms of New Zealand tertiary institutions. Leading and Managing (Vol. 19 (1)).

Howse, J. H. (2010). 2010 Conversations That Mattered : New Zealand Tertiary Institutions. CCEAM and ACEL International Conference Sydney 29-30 September, 1 October 2010 " Hosting and Harvesting. Creating the change we wish to see in the world.

Howse, J. (2009). Report on COMET Principal for a Day August 2009. Manukau.

Howse , J. (2008). Review of the Comet Executive for a Day programme. Prepared for Manukau City Council and City of Manukau Education Trust, Manukau.

Howse, J. (2008). Report on COMET Principal for a Day August 2008. Manukau City Council and the City of Manukau Education Trust, Manukau.

Howse, J. H., and Vester, B. (2007). Realising Peoples Potential Through Intergenerational Approaches. Commonwealth People's Forum, Kampala, Uganda.

Howse, J. (2007). Report on COMET Principal for a Day August 2007. Prepared for Manukau City Council and City of Manukau Education Trust, Manukau.

Howse, J. (2006). Report on COMET Principal for a Day August 2006. Prepared for Manukau City Council and the City of Manukau Education Trust, Manukau.

Howse, J., and Middleton, S. (2006). Transformation to achieve strategic change: Manging institutional reforms in the context of New Zealand tertiary education. CCEAM Conference Proceedungs Recreating linkages between theory and praxis in Educational Leadership. Cyprus.

Howse , J. (2005). Strategic Management Changes in New Zealand Polytechnics. University of Tasmania Library Hobart and Launceston Tasmania.