Hearing about phenomenolgy

Keynote address
"Phenomenology and Appreciative Inquiry"
Flinders University School of Education Postgraduate Scholars Conference


Giles, D.L. (2015). Exploring teacher-student relationships with hermeneutic phenomenology.  Germany : Lambert Press.

Refereed articles 

Giles, D. L. (2015). A storyline of ideological change in a New Zealand primary school. International Journal of Organisational Analysis, 23(2),

Giles, D. & Palmer, C. (2015). Exploring a Principal’s Practice during a Period of Significant Organizational Change: Relational Leadership and Sensibilities in Action. The Journal of Meaning-Centered Education. Volume 3, Article 1,

Giles, D. L., & Earl, K. (2014). Being-in assessment: The ontological layer(ing) of assessment practice.  Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 6(1), 22-29.

Giles, D. L., Smythe, E. A., & Spence, D. G. (2012). Exploring relationships in education: A phenomenological inquiry. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 52(2), 214-236

Giles, D. L., & Smith, R. (2012). Negotiating and constructing an educationally relevant leadership programme. Journal of Educational Administration, 50(2), 231-242. 

Earl, K., & Giles, D. L. (2011). An-other look at assessment. New Zealand Journal of Teacher’s Work, 8(1), 11-20.
Giles, D. L. (2011a). Relationships always matter in education: Findings from a phenomenological inquiry. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36(6), 80-91

Giles, D. L. (2011b). ‘Who we are’ and ‘how we are’ are integral to relational experiences: exploring comportment in teacher education. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36(1), 60-72. 

Giles, D. L., & Morrison, M. (2010). Exploring leadership as a phenomenon in an educational leadership paper: An innovative pedagogical approach opens the unexpected. International Journal on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 22(1), 64-70. 

Giles, D. L. (2010). Developing pathic sensibilities: A critical priority for teacher education programmes. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26(8), 1511-1519. 

Giles, D. L. (2009). Phenomenologically researching the lecturer-student teacher relationship: Some challenges that were encountered.  Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, 9(2), online. 

Giles, D. L. (2008). Experiences of the student-teacher relationship in teacher education: Can the stories uncover essential meanings of this relationship? AARE 2008 International Education Research Conference. AARE The Australian Association for Research in Education, Brisbane, Australia; 30 November – 4 December 2008. P.1-14.

Giles, D. L. (2008). Exploring the teacher-student relationship in teacher education: A hermeneutic phenomenological inquiry. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland.

Giles, D.L. (2008). Experiencing the teacher-student relationship: What can the stories tell us?. Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand Biennial National Conference. TEFANZ, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand; 2-4 July 2008. p.1-15.

Giles, D. L. (2007). The challenges of phenomenological research: Recovering the teacher-student relationship.  Paper presented to the Australian Association of Research in Education (AARE) International Education Research Conference Proceedings, “Research impacts: Proving or improving?” The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, 25-29 November. 

Giles, D. L. (2007). Humanising the researcher: The influence of phenomenological research on a teacher educator. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 3(1), 6-12.

Giles, D. L. (2007). Humanising the researcher: The influence of phenomenological research on a teacher educator.  Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Pedagogies and Learning, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, September.

Giles, D. L. (2005). Hermeneutical phenomenology in teacher education: Exploring the influence of the teacher-student relationship on the teaching-learning experience. Paper presented to the New Zealand Association of Research in Education conference, University of Otago, Dunedin, December.   
Conference - Keynote addresses

Giles D.L. (2014). Humanity and leadership. Presentation to the SA Secondary Principals Association, August 14 

Giles, DL (2013). Relationships and relational leadership. Presentation to the International Relational Leadership and Learning conference. Sante Fe, New Mexico, 17 October

Giles, D. L. (2013). Phenomenology (what is) and Appreciate Inquiry (what might be): Approaches that sustain me as a researcher. Keynote presentation to the Postgraduates Scholars conference 2013, Flinders University, 24 June.

Giles, D. L. (2013). Relationships, leadership and organisations. Keynote presentation to the Principals Australia Institute conference 'better together', Adelaide, 5 February.