Kevin Lowe

Scientia Fellow (Level C)

Kevin Lowe (kevin.lowe@unsw.edu.au) is a Gubbi Gubbi man from southeast Queensland. He is a Scientia Indigenous Fellow at UNSW, working on a community and school focused research project on developing a model of sustainable improvement in Aboriginal education. Kevin has had experience in education as a teacher, administrator and lecturer. He has expertise in working with Aboriginal community organisations on establishing Aboriginal language policy and school curriculum implementation. Recently Kevin has worked with colleagues to review research across key areas of schooling and established the Aboriginal Voices a broad-base, holistic project which is developing a new pedagogic framework for teachers. 

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Publications

Books
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Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M, 2010, Re-awakening languages: theory and practice in the revitalisation of Australia’s Indigenous languages, Sydney University Press
2010
Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M, 2010, Re-awakening languages: theory and practice in the revitalisation of Australia’s Indigenous languages, Sydney University Press
2010
Lowe K, 2007, Facilitating strong school and community partnerships in Aboriginal education, NSW Board of Studies
2007
Lowe K, 2007, Facilitating strong school and community partnerships in Aboriginal education, NSW Board of Studies
2007
Lowe K; Ash A, 2006, Talking each other’s lingo: The Aboriginal Languages K - 10 Syllabus and its role in language revival in NSW, NSW Board of Studies
2006
Lowe K; Ash A, 2006, Talking each other’s lingo: The Aboriginal Languages K - 10 Syllabus and its role in language revival in NSW, NSW Board of Studies
2006
Lowe K, 2002, The need for community consultation to assist in the development of Aboriginal languages in schools
2002
Lowe K, 2002, The need for community consultation to assist in the development of Aboriginal languages in schools
2002
Lowe K, 1999, Issues impacting on the improvement of educational opportunities for Aboriginal boys in school, University of Sydney
1999
Lowe K, 1999, Issues impacting on the improvement of educational opportunities for Aboriginal boys in school, University of Sydney
1999
Chandler P; Haid C; Jones C; Lowe K; Munro J, Aboriginal languages research: impact of learning an Aboriginal language on primary school students’ literacy in English, NSW Board of Studies
Book Chapters
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Lowe K, 2019, 'Leaning with connection: shifting teachers’ practice through authentic engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities', in Netolicky D; Andrews J; Paterson C (ed.), , Routledge, pp. 124 - 132
2019
Lowe K; Cairncross J, 2019, 'Authentic engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content in the P-6 Australian Curriculum', in Green D; Price D (ed.), , Cambridge University Press (CUP), pp. 307 - 326
2019
Lowe K, 2019, 'Leaning with connection: shifting teachers’ practice through authentic engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities', in Netolicky D; Andrews J; Paterson C (ed.), Flip the system Australia : what matters in education, Routledge, pp. 124 - 132
2019
Lowe K; Cairncross J, 2019, 'Authentic engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content in the P-6 Australian Curriculum', in Green D; Price D (ed.), Making humanities and social sciences come alive, Cambridge University Press (CUP), pp. 307 - 326
2019
Lowe K; Burgess C, 2019, 'Aboriginal Voices: Social Justice and Transforming Aboriginal Education', in Freebody K; Goodwin S; Proctor H (ed.), Higher Education, Pedagogy and Social Justice, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, pp. 97 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26484-0
2019
Giacon J; Lowe K, 2016, 'Key factors in the renewal of Aboriginal languages in NSW', in Austin PK; Koch H; Simpson J (ed.), , EL Publishing, pp. 523 - 538
2016
Giacon J; Lowe K, 2016, 'Key factors in the renewal of Aboriginal languages in NSW', in Austin PK; Koch H; Simpson J (ed.), Language, land and song, EL Publishing, pp. 523 - 538
2016
Lowe K, 2014, 'Interview: Kevin Lowe', in Couzens V; Eira C; Stebbins T (ed.), Tyama-teeyt yookapa, Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages, pp. 135 - 150
2014
Lowe K, 2014, 'Interview: Kevin Lowe', in Couzens V; Eira C; Stebbins T (ed.), , Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages, pp. 135 - 150
2014
Lowe K, 2011, 'A Critique of school and Aboriginal community partnerships', in Purdie N; Milgate G; Bell HR (ed.), Two way teaching and learning, ACER Press, pp. 13 - 32
2011
Howard P; Cooke S; Lowe K; Perry B, 2011, 'Enhancing quality and equity in mathematics education for Australian Indigenous students', in Mapping Equity and Quality in Mathematics Education, pp. 365 - 378,
2011
Howard P; Cooke S; Lowe K; Perry B, 2011, 'Enhancing quality and equity in mathematics education for Australian Indigenous students', in Atweh B; Graven M; Secada W; Valero P (ed.), , Springer, Springer Nature, pp. 365 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-9803-0_26
2011
Lowe K, 2011, 'A Critique of school and Aboriginal community partnerships', in Purdie N; Milgate G; Bell HR (ed.), , ACER Press, pp. 13 - 32
2011
Lowe K; Howard P, 2010, 'So you want to work with the community? Principles and strategies for school leaders affecting the establishment of Aboriginal language programs', in Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M (ed.), RE-AWAKENING LANGUAGES: THEORY AND PRACTICE IN THE REVITALISATION OF AUSTRALIA'S INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES, SYDNEY UNIV PRESS, pp. 194 - 209,
2010
Lowe K; Howard P, 2010, 'So you want to work with community? Principles and strategies for school leaders affecting the establishment of Aboriginal language programs', in Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M (ed.), , Sydney University Press, pp. 194 - 209
2010
Jones C; Chandler P; Lowe K, 2010, 'Sounds, spelling and learning to read an Aboriginal language', in Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M (ed.), RE-AWAKENING LANGUAGES: THEORY AND PRACTICE IN THE REVITALISATION OF AUSTRALIA'S INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES, SYDNEY UNIV PRESS, pp. 281 - 292,
2010
Jones C; Chandler P; Lowe K, 2010, 'Sounds, spelling and learning to read an Aboriginal language', in Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M (ed.), Re-awakening languages, Sydney University Press, pp. 281 - 292
2010
Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M, 2010, 'Introduction: re-awakening Australian languages', in Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M (ed.), Re-awakening languages, Sydney University Press, pp. xxv - xxx
2010
Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M, 2010, 'Introduction: re-awakening Australian languages', in Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M (ed.), , Sydney University Press, pp. xxv - xxx
2010
Lowe K, 2008, 'Walking the talk', in , South Australian Centre for Leaders in Education, pp. 35 - 46
2008
Lowe K, 2008, 'Walking the talk', in Leading from the edge, South Australian Centre for Leaders in Education, pp. 35 - 46
2008
Conference Papers
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Lowe K, 2011, 'Aboriginal languages reclamation: countering the neo-colonial onslaught', in Indigenous education, Australian Council for Educational Research, pp. 21 - 28
2011
Lowe K, 2011, 'Aboriginal languages reclamation: countering the neo-colonial onslaught', in Indigenous education, Australian Council for Educational Research, pp. 21 - 28
2011
Lowe K; Walsh M, 2009, 'California down under: Indigenous language revitalization in New South Wales, Australia', in Leonard W; Gardner E (ed.), Language is life, University of California, Berkeley, pp. 100 - 115
2009
Lowe K; Howard P, 2009, 'The impact of educational leadership in the implementation of a community-school Aboriginal language program in Western NSW', in Australian Association for Research in Education 2009 Conference Proceedings, Australian Association for Research in Education, pp. 1 - 18
2009
Lowe K; Walsh M, 2009, 'California down under: Indigenous language revitalization in New South Wales, Australia', in Leonard W; Gardner E (eds.), Language is life, University of California, Berkeley, pp. 100 - 115
2009
Lowe K; Howard P, 2009, 'The impact of educational leadership in the implementation of a community-school Aboriginal language program in Western NSW', in Australian Association for Research in Education 2009 Conference Proceedings, Australian Association for Research in Education, pp. 1 - 18
2009
Howard P; Perry B; Lowe K; Ziems S; McKnight A, 2003, 'Mathematics in Indigenous contexts: A case study', in Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, MERGA
2003
Howard P; Perry B; Lowe K; Ziems S; McKnight A, 2003, 'Mathematics in Indigenous contexts: A case study', in Mousley J (ed.), Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, MERGA
2003
Lowe K, 2001, 'Owning language: Copyright, ethics and the development of aboriginal language programs', in Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Australian Association for Research in Education
2001
Lowe K, 2001, 'Owning language: Copyright, ethics and the development of aboriginal language programs', in Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Australian Association for Research in Education
2001
Lowe K, 2001, 'Aboriginal career aspirations program: school and community career education. A report and discussion on a NSW Board of Studies project', Fremantle, presented at AARE Annual Conference, Fremantle, 2001, Fremantle, 02 December 2001 - 06 December 2001, https://www.aare.edu.au/publications/aare-conference-papers/show/3171/aboriginal-students-and-career-aspirations
2001
Jennings L; Lowe K; Shirm J, 1995, 'From Nimbin to Fredo and beyond:: action research initiatives on the North Coast', in Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Australian Association for Research in Education
1995
Jennings L; Lowe K; Shirm J, 1995, 'From Nimbin to Fredo and beyond:: action research initiatives on the North Coast', in Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Australian Association for Research in Education
1995
'Aboriginal career aspirations program: school and community career education. A report and discussion on a NSW Board of Studies project'
Journal articles
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Vass G; Lowe K; Burgess C; Harrison N; Moodie N, 2019, 'Correction to: The possibilities and practicalities of professional learning in support of Indigenous student experiences in schooling: A systematic review (The Australian Educational Researcher, (201', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 363 - 364,
2019
Vass G; Lowe K; Burgess C; Harrison N; Moodie N, 2019, 'Correction to: The possibilities and practicalities of professional learning in support of Indigenous student experiences in schooling: A systematic review (The Australian Educational Researcher, (2019), 46, 2, (341-361), 10.1007/s13384-019-00313-7)', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 363 - 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00324-4
2019
Lowe K; Tennent C; Guenther J; Harrison N; Burgess C; Moodie N; Vass G, 2019, '‘Aboriginal Voices’: An overview of the methodology applied in the systematic review of recent research across ten key areas of Australian Indigenous education', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 213 - 229,
2019
Vass G; Lowe K; Burgess C; Harrison N; Moodie N, 2019, 'The possibilities and practicalities of professional learning in support of Indigenous student experiences in schooling: A systematic review', Australian Educational Researcher,
2019
Lowe K; Bub-Connor H; Ball R, 2019, 'Teacher professional change at the cultural interface: a critical dialogic narrative inquiry into a remote school teacher’s journey to establish a relational pedagogy', Australian and international journal of rural education, vol. 29, pp. 17 - 29, https://journal.spera.asn.au/index.php/AIJRE/article/view/189
2019
Lowe K; Harrison N; Tennent C; Guenther J; Vass G; Moodie N, 2019, 'Factors affecting the development of school and Indigenous community engagement: A systematic review', Australian Educational Researcher,
2019
Guenther J; Lowe K; Burgess C; Vass G; Moodie N, 2019, 'Factors contributing to educational outcomes for First Nations students from remote communities: A systematic review', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 319 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00308-4
2019
Guenther J; Lowe K; Burgess C; Vass G; Moodie N, 2019, 'Factors contributing to educational outcomes for First Nations students from remote communities: A systematic review', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 319 - 340,
2019
Burgess C; Tennent C; Vass G; Guenther J; Lowe K; Moodie N, 2019, 'A systematic review of pedagogies that support, engage and improve the educational outcomes of Aboriginal students', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 297 - 318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00315-5
2019
Lowe K; Tennent C; Guenther J; Harrison N; Burgess C; Moodie N; Vass G, 2019, 'Correction to: ‘Aboriginal Voices’: An overview of the methodology applied in the systematic review of recent research across ten key areas of Australian Indigenous education (The Australian Educational Researcher, (2019), 46, 2, (213-229), 10.1007/s13384-019-00307-5)', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 231 - 232, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00323-5
2019
Lowe K; Tennent C; Guenther J; Harrison N; Burgess C; Moodie N; Vass G, 2019, 'Correction to: ‘Aboriginal Voices’: An overview of the methodology applied in the systematic review of recent research across ten key areas of Australian Indigenous education (The Australian Education', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 231 - 232,
2019
Lowe K; Tennent C; Guenther J; Harrison N; Moddie N; Vass G, 2019, '‘Aboriginal Voices’: an overview of the methodology applied in the systematic review of recent research across ten key areas of Australian Indigenous education', The Australian Educational Researcher, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00307-5
2019
Gutierrez A; Lowe K; Guenther J, 2019, 'Indigenous student literacy outcomes in Australia: a systematic review of literacy programmes', Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, pp. 1 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1359866x.2019.1700214
2019
Harrison N; Tennent C; Vass G; Guenther J; Lowe K; Moodie N, 2019, 'Curriculum and learning in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education: A systematic review', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 233 - 251,
2019
Harrison N; Tennent C; Vass G; Guenther J; Lowe K; Moodie N, 2019, 'Curriculum and learning in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education: a systematic review', The Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 46, pp. 233 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-019-00311-9
2019
Maxwell J; Lowe K; Salter P, 2018, 'The re-creation and resolution of the ‘problem’ of Indigenous education in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cross-curriculum priority', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 45, pp. 161 - 177,
2018
Maxwell J; Lowe K; Salter P, 2018, 'The re-creation and resolution of the ‘problem’ of Indigenous education in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cross-curriculum priority', The Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 45, pp. 161–177 - 161–177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-017-0254-7
2018
Lowe K, 2017, 'Walanbaa warramildanha: The impact of authentic Aboriginal community and school engagement on teachers’ professional knowledge', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 44, pp. 35 - 54,
2017
Lowe K, 2017, 'Walanbaa warramildanha: The impact of authentic Aboriginal community and school engagement on teachers’ professional knowledge', The Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 44, pp. 35 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-017-0229-8
2017
Lowe K; Backhaus V; Yunkaporta T; Brown L; Loynes S, 2014, 'Winanga-y Bagay Gaay: know the river’s story', Curriculum Perspectives, vol. 34, pp. 59 - 91
2014
Lowe K; Bub-Connor H, 2014, 'Teaching at the cultural interface: establishing a responsive classroom through the authentic engagement of a teacher, Aboriginal students and parents', Joint AARE-NZARE 2014 Conference, pp. 1 - 13
2014
Lowe K; Backhaus V; Yunkaporta T; Brown L; Loynes S, 2014, 'Winanga-y Bagay Gaay: know the river’s story', Curriculum Perspectives, vol. 34, pp. 59 - 91
2014
Lowe K; Bub-Connor H, 2014, 'Teaching at the cultural interface: establishing a responsive classroom through the authentic engagement of a teacher, Aboriginal students and parents', Joint AARE-NZARE 2014 Conference, pp. 1 - 13
2014
Lowe K; Yunkaporta T, 2013, 'The inclusion of aboriginal and Torres strait islander content in the Australian national curriculum: A cultural, cognitive and socio-political evaluation', Curriculum Perspectives, vol. 33, pp. 1 - 14
2013
Lowe K; Yunkaporta T, 2013, 'The inclusion of aboriginal and Torres strait islander content in the Australian national curriculum: A cultural, cognitive and socio-political evaluation', Curriculum Perspectives, vol. 33, pp. 1 - 14
2013
Lowe K, 2009, 'Opening the doors - collaborative community and school engagement to establish a sustainable Aboriginal language programs', Journal of Australian indigenous issues, vol. 12, pp. 333 - 349
2009
Lowe K, 2009, 'Opening the doors - collaborative community and school engagement to establish a sustainable Aboriginal language programs', Journal of Australian indigenous issues, vol. 12, pp. 333 - 349
2009
Lowe K; Bub-Connor H; Ball R, 'Teacher professional change at the cultural interface: a critical dialogic narrative inquiry into a remote school teacher’s journey to establish a relational pedagogy', Australian and international journal of rural education, vol. 29, pp. 17 - 29
Other
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Lowe K, 2017, More than meets the eye for Indigenous NAPLAN results, The Wire
2017
Lowe K, 2017, More than meets the eye for Indigenous NAPLAN results, The Wire
2017
Reports
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Chandler P; Haid C; Jones C; Lowe K; Munro J, 2008, Aboriginal languages research: impact of learning an Aboriginal language on primary school students’ literacy in English, NSW Board of Studies, https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1132&context=edupapers
2008