BEd, MEd (Saskatchewan); PhD (Calgary)

Originally from England, Dr. Goddard has worked in a number of countries and in different places across Canada. As well as Canada and England he has experience in Papua New Guinea, Kosovo, Lebanon, and Slovenia. Within the Canadian context he has worked in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, Nova Scotia and, now, PEI.

Dr. Goddard’s primary area of research and teaching is educational leadership and administration, broadly defined, with a focus on the role and impact of cultural and demographic change on schools, particularly those serving minority and marginalized populations.

Recent Publications

A Tangled path

Leadership & Policy in Schools, 2015

When the walls have fallen

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, 2015


School level leadership in post-conflict societies, 2013

Redesign or rearrangement?

Critical perspectives on international education, 2012

Internationalizing teacher education through a holistic approach

, 2012

Research Classification

  • No classification given

Research Interests

  • Educational leadership and administration across cultures
  • Ethnocultural diversity and developmental education
  • School systems as organizations
  • The role of the principal in school culture
  • The preparation and professional development of teachers
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