Professor John Polesel
John Polesel manages a range of research projects focussing on upper secondary education and transitions from school. His research interests include issues of inequality, the relationship between schools and vocational training, models of education and training and youth transitions systems in Australia and internationally.
He has played a leading role in winning and conducting over fifty major educational research grants and consultancies. He has written or co-written over 100 journal articles, book chapters and commissioned reports, mostly as first author, including in some of the most prestigious international journals including: Oxford Review of Education, Comparative Education; Journal of Education Policy; Australian Journal of Education; and European Journal of Vocational Training, and chapters in major Springer books.