'Relational Being'

    Professor David Giles

    Professor of Education (Leadership & Management)
    Flinders University,
    South Australia


9 - 11 July 2018, CAIRNS, the 3rd International Dialogue on Relational Leadership and Learning

The following link provides for the conference details for the

inaugural Engaging with lived experiences:
Hermeneutic Phenomenology in action conference

Not to be missed. 11-12 April 2016.
Flinders University, Adelaide

9 March 2016
A second edition of our book entitled "Co-constructing a relational approach to Educational Leadership and Management" will be launched early March with a changed title, significantly more information and insights from two new authors - Dr Andrew Bills & Dr Bev Rogers.  The new text is entitled "Teaching within a relational approach to Educational Leadership"

Co-constructing a relational approach to Educational Leadership and Management
by Giles, Bell, Halsey, Palmer

Keynote to
International Dialogue:
Relational Leadership and Learning for hope-full and sustainable futures

Other sites of interest

Interested in hermeneutic phenomenological research?
  • An amazing and succint address on the storylines within phenomenological research

Giles, D.L. (2015). Exploring teacher-student relationships with hermeneutic phenomenology.  
Germany : Lambert Press
  • This 2015 text opens my approach to this challenging metthodology.  
  • For an understanding of the method, see chapters 4 & 5.
  • For am application of the method to research on the teacher-student relationship, see chaps 6-8.

Professor David Giles

Flinders University,

South Australia

Appreciative News

  • RECENT ARTICLES Giles, D. L., & Kung, S. (2014). Revisiting student’s learning experiences appreciatively: Findings from a course evaluation using an Appreciative Inquiry process.  Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 6 ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2015, 3:01 PM by David Giles
  • Presentation on AI to the Mt Barker Principals, 19 June 2014
    Posted Jun 22, 2014, 1:33 AM by David Giles
  • Applying AI to a course evaluation: Research article Applying AI to a course evaluation Kung, S., Giles, D.L., & Hagan, B. (2013). Applying an Appreciative Inquiry process to a course evaluation in Higher Education.  International Journal of Teaching ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2013, 4:10 PM by David Giles
  • Keynote: Phenomenology and Appreciative Inquiry Phenomenology and Appreciative InquiryFlinders University School of Education postgraduate conference 2013
    Posted Jun 24, 2013, 8:48 AM by David Giles
  • Mt Barker Starting Points AI resources Documentation for the two presentations on Appreciative Inquiry at the Mount Barker Starting Points Conference 7 June 2013 now posted.Mt Barker Starting Points AI presentation #1Mt Barker Starting ...
    Posted Jun 7, 2013, 1:23 AM by David Giles
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Relational News

  • Hearing about phenomenology Hearing about phenomenolgyABC talkback
    Posted Apr 6, 2015, 4:20 PM by David Giles
  • Making my thesis accessible I have had increasing interest in my doctoral thesis alongside the difficulties of downloading the document.  Particular interest focuses on the 'how to' of phenomenological research; the focus of chapters ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2015, 2:06 PM by David Giles
  • Presentation to the Higher Education Teaching and Learning
    Posted Jun 22, 2014, 1:35 AM by David Giles
  • My article on relational sensibilities Giles, D. (2014). Appreciatively Building Higher Educator’s Relational Sensibilities. The Journal of Meaning-Centered Education. Volume 2, Article 1, http://www.meaningcentered.org/appreciatively-building-higher-educators-relational-sensibilities
    Posted Apr 15, 2014, 2:55 PM by David Giles
  • ACEday_pd Relationships, learning, space 'between'
    Posted Nov 6, 2013, 7:08 PM by David Giles
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