Tiffany Jones

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20062020
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A/Prof Tiffany Jones (BCA, BEd-Hons1, PhD) is a sociologist who researches and publishes on LGBTIQ+ issues in education, education policy, health and social policy, and legislative change. Key projects have been supported by organisations including the ARC, UNESCO and beyondblue for example. Her many peer-reviewed books include the recent book 'Improving Services for Transgender and Gender Variant Youth' (2019). Dr Jones liaises and constructs technical, policy and data reports with UNESCO and other UN bodies, including the recent report 'Bringing it Out in the Open: Monitoring school violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in national and international surveys' (2019). She also works with various international and local/ state government and non-government organisations, on policy development around LGBTIQ+ issues; one of her recent projects is a CIHR funded collaboration across Canada, Belgium and the UK towards supporting improved health care transitions for people with intersex variations. She sits on the editorial board of the peer-reviewed academic journals LGBT Health and LGBT Youth, and also edits a combination of scholarly and creative contributions in Bent Street (including the new 2018 edition). She is an active peer-reviewer for various education, health and sociology journals. She has received a range of awards including various postgraduate scholarships, the Griffith University Medal, the Association for Women Educators Award for Girls' Education, the ATLAS International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Highly Commended Dissertation Award and the 2018 AARE Raewyn Connell Award for leadership in gender and sexuality education research. She supervises diverse research students.

Education/Academic qualification

Education Policy/ Interdisciplinary, PhD, La Trobe University Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society

20092011

Education, Bachelor of Education (Hons 1), Griffith University

20052006

Literature/ Cultural Studies, Bachelor of Creative Arts, Macquarie University

19982001

External positions

Adjunct Associate Professor, La Trobe University

7 Mar 2016 → …

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Outputs 2006 2020

A student-centred sociology of Australian education: voices of experience

Jones, T., 12 Feb 2020, Switzerland: Springer. 357 p. (Critical Studies of Education; no. 13)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

sociology
education
experience
student
school

Aboriginal people's aspirations and the Australian Curriculum: a critical analysis

Parkinson, C. & Jones, T., Feb 2019, In : Educational Research for Policy and Practice. 18, 1, p. 75-97 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

curriculum
discourse
education
community
child education

A critical discourse analysis of sexuality education in the Australian curriculum

Ezer, P., Jones, T., Fisher, C. & Power, J., 3 Sep 2019, In : Sex Education. 19, 5, p. 551-567 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

discourse analysis
sexuality
curriculum
education
teacher's role

Adrienne Kisner: young adult fiction in #20gayteen

Jones, T. & Kisner, A., 2019, Bent street 2: Australian LGBTIQA + arts, writing & ideas. Jones, T. (ed.). Melbourne: Clouds of Magellan, Vol. 2. p. 35-40 6 p. (Bent street; no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

Open Access
Electronic Mail
Young Adults
Fiction
Brothers
Frenzy

A global human rights approach to pre-service teacher education on LGBTIs

Jones, T., May 2019, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 47, 3, p. 286-308 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
human rights
teacher
education
travel
legislation

Prizes

2006 University Medal

Tiffany Jones (Recipient), 2006

Prize

university education
gold
honor
discourse
school

2015 Winners Best Full Paper 14th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing.

Alison Rahn (Recipient), Amy Lykins (Recipient), Cary Bennett (Recipient) & Tiffany Jones (Recipient), 6 Dec 2015

Prize

Research Personnel
bisexuality
intersectionality
exclusion
education

Activities 2006 2019

  • 35 Invited talk
  • 23 Oral presentation
  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...