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Dr Wendy Holley-Boen PhD, MSc

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Education

My doctoral research explores personal and professional fulfilment in teachers within and beyond their postgraduate education programme.  Alongside my twelve participants, I developed a conceptual framework for tertiary programmes supporting educators to develop fulfilment through stance, stamina and supports.

Lecturer on Specialist Teaching Programme

Registered Educational Psychologist

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Professional

Contact details

  • Location: AT 3.31, Institute of Education - Atrium Building
    Campus: Albany Campus

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2018)
  • Master of Science - University of Oregon (1998)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Ecological practices and systems changes, educational psychology, interprofessional mentoring and practices, integrated wellbeing and authentic practice

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Education (130000): Education Systems (130100):
Educational Psychology (170103):
Higher Education (130103):
Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000):
Specialist Studies in Education (130300): Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)

Keywords

professional identity, wellbeing, well-being, educational psychology, mentoring, supervision, communities of practice, tertiary education, qualitative, narrative

Research Outputs

Book

Armstrong, H., MacArthur, J., & Holley-Boen, WR. (2018). Space, voice, audience and influence: Article 12 as a lens to consider Mandy’s school experience. In J. Berman, & J. MacArthur (Eds.) Student Perspectives on School - Informing Inclusive Practice. (pp. 55 - 71). Rotterdam, Netherlands: Brill Sense
[Chapter]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., MacArthur, J.Edited by: MacArthur, J.
Holley-Boen, WR., Graham, C., & Harre, P. (2018). Whaikorero akoranga: Voices of teachers as learners. In J. Berman, & J. MacArthur (Eds.) Student Perspectives on School - Informing Inclusive Practice. (pp. 227 - 242). Rotterdam, Netherlands: Brill Sense
[Chapter]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W.

Journal

Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., & Holley-Boen, W. (2017). Informal, non-formal, and formal networking: Ensuring autonomy and flexibility for special needs coordinators. New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work. 14(2), 114-135
[Journal article]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Soljan, I., & Holley-Boen, WR. (2017). The Art of Community ... What principles and practices do RTLB need to develop an effective community of practice?. Kairaranga. 18(1), 12-24
[Journal article]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W.
O'Brien, J., Riley, T., & Holley-Boen, WR. (2017). How do interprofessional practice teams work together to identify and provide for gifted students with multiple exceptionalities?. Kairaranga. 17(2), 14-22
[Journal article]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Riley, T.
Holley-Boen, WR. (2016). Well-Being: Lessons learnt as an adult student. GiftEDNewz. (2), 9-10 Retrieved from http://www.giftednz.org.nz/
[Journal article]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W.
Lamb, E., & Holley-Boen, WR. (2016). School Support for Siblings of Patients with Cancer. New Zealand Journal of Counselling. 36(2), 16-34
[Journal article]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W.
Mentis, M., Holley-Boen, W., Butler, P., Kearney, A., Budd, J., Riley, T., . . . Bevan-Brown, J. (2016). Māwhai: Webbing a professional identity through networked interprofessional communities of practice. Teaching and Teacher Education. Volume 60(November), 66-75
[Journal article]Authored by: Budd, J., Butler, P., Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., MacArthur, J., Mentis, M., Muralidharan, V., Riley, T.
Mentis, M., Holley-Boen, W., Butler, P., Kearney, A., Budd, J., Riley, T., . . . Bevan-Brown, J. (2016). Māwhai: Webbing a professional identity through networked interprofessional communities of practice. Teaching and Teacher Education. 60, 66-75
[Journal article]Authored by: Budd, J., Butler, P., Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., Mentis, M., Muralidharan, V.

Thesis

Holley-Boen, WR. (2018). Practising Fiercely: Fulfilment through Stance, Supports and Stamina A participatory narrative inquiry of specialist teachers’ practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W.Edited by: Philipp, M.

Conference

Holley-Boen, WR., mentis, M., & Kearney, A. (2018, May). Networked mentoring: a natural extension of self-directed learning. Presented at Networked Learning 2018. Zagreb, Croatia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Kearney, A., & Holley-Boen, W. (2017, October). Life-long, life-wide and life-deep professional learning: What do open badging and eportfolios have to offer?. Presented at ePIC 2017 - Alternative Credentials, Credentialing Alternatives. Bologna, Italy.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Holley-Boen, WR., Mentis, M., Kearney, A., Butler, P., McLay, L., & Teschers, C. (2017, November). Lifelong learning and practice journeys: Career pathways of former students on the specialist teaching programme. Presented at New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference. Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Butler, P., Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., & Holley-Boen, WR. (2017). 'T' shaped professionals - A changing landscape of learning. Poster session presented at the meeting of European Conference on Educational Research. Copenhagen, Denmark
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., & Holley-Boen, WR. (2017, August). Badging the ‘Soft Skills’ in Teacher Education. Presented at European Conference on Educational Research. Copenhagen, Denmark.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Mentis, M.
Holley-Boen, W. (2016, August). Authentic participatory research in education – Lessons from an embedded PhD on fulfilment in a postgraduate programme.. Presented at European Conference on Educational Research (ECER). Dublin, Ireland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W.
Mentis, M., & Holley-Boen, W. (2015). Mobile devices in an interprofessional community of practice #NPF14LMD. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australasian Society for Computers in Learning and Tertiary Education. Perth, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Holley-Boen, W., & Jackson, J. (2015, April). Mapping professional identity through ePortfolios. Presented at Mahara Hui. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Jackson, J., Mentis, M.
McLay, L., MacArthur, J., & Holley-Boen, W. (2014, July). Building experienced teachers' understandings about inclusive education for students with complex needs.. Presented at Disability Studies in Education Conference, Learning from the past. Ensuring the future.. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., MacArthur, J.
MacArthur, JA., Holley-Boen, W., & McLay, L. (2013, July). Examining personal beliefs and shifting paradigms towards inclusion in postgraduate teacher education.. Presented at The Inclusive Education Colloquium. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., MacArthur, J.
Mentis, M., Kearney, A., Riley, T., Bevan-Brown, J., Holley-Boen, WR., Butler, PJ., . . . Budd, J. (2013). Webbing a professional identity within a networked community of practice. Poster session presented at the meeting of Higher Educational Research and Development Society of Australasia. Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Budd, J., Butler, P., Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., Mentis, M., Riley, T.
MacArthur, JA., Holley-Boen, WR., & McLay, L. (2013, July). Examining personal beliefs and shifting paradigms towards inclusion in postgraduate teacher education. Presented at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Inclusive Education Colloquium. Brisbane, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W.

Other

Mentis, M., & Holley-Boen, W. (2017). Mobile devices in an interprofessional community of practice. Ako Aotearoa
[Other]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Mentis, M.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 3 0

Teaching

As part of the Specialist Teaching Programme, I work as part of the Learning and Behaviour Diversity endorsement team. I also coordinate the Whanau Support Groups and other networks of support for students.

Courses Coordinated

  • 249.286 Equity and Diversity in Education
  • 249.750 Practicum Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 249.755 Practicum in Learning and Behaviour Diversity
  • 249.770 Supervision and Mentoring in Specialist Teaching

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Dana Taylor - Doctor of Philosophy
    Exploring the participation and identity transformation of adult English language learners integrating into the New Zealand workforce
  • Vanessa Manalo - Doctor of Philosophy
    Learner identity and academic performance within on-line learning forums.
  • Miriama Ketu-McKenzie - Doctor of Philosophy
    Adverse childhood experiences, HPA axis functioning and culturally enhanced mindfulness therapy among Māori women in New Zealand

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