Dr Jillian Ireland

Dr Jillian Ireland

Senior Lecturer

Jillian is a Senior Lecturer for the National Institute for Christian Education and an adjunct lecturer for Alphacrucis College. 


PhD (Macquarie University)
Dissertation Title Contestation over literary theories: English teachers as syllabus interpreters 2014

MEd (Morling College/National Institute for Christian Education) 2004

MLitt (Oxford University) 1984

BA (University of Tasmania) 1981

Field of Research

  • 1301 Education Systems
  • 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
  • 1399 Other Education


  • 2014
    • Edlin, R., Ireland, J., & Beech, G. (Eds.) (2014). Engaging the culture: Christians at work in education (2nd ed., Kindle version). National Institute for Christian Education: Blacktown, NSW, Australia.
    • Ireland, J., Edlin, R., Dickens, K., & Beech, G. (Eds.) (2014). Pointing the way: Directions for Christian education in the new millennium (2nd ed., Kindle version). National Institute for Christian Education.
  • 2011
    • Ireland, J.R. & Ireland, S.D.(Eds.) (2011). The years that the locust hath eaten: The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn. Arcadia, Australian Scholarly Publishing: Melbourne, Australia.

Journal Article

  • 2017
    • Ireland, J., O’Sullivan K.-A., & Duchesne, S. (2017). English Syllabus interpretation: The relationship between literary theories and teacher beliefs. English in Australia, Vol. 52, No. 2. | Link to journal

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