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Dennis Kelly


Dennis Kelly


Dennis Kelly is an experienced manager and leader, working across educational sectors in Australia and Japan from secondary to tertiary levels, with extensive knowledge in relation to school planning, staff development and adult training programmes, curriculum design, policy and resource development, student support services, educational administration, and compliance legislation.
He worked as the Vice Principal and also as the Diploma Programme Coordinator at the Eisugakkan Junior and Senior High School in Japan, taking pedagogical and administrative leadership. He received the Japanese Ministry for Education Scholarship during his Master's Degree research.

Specialized Field

International Studies

Final Education

Master of Arts, University of Technology Sydney

Main Research Papers

  • Realising Student-Centred Learning in the EFL Classroom, Aomori University of Health and Welfare Journal, 2006.
  • The Shaping of Minority Identity in the Australian State School System, Aomori University of Health and Welfare Journal, 2005.
  • The Burakumin minority group and the Media in Japan, Aomori University of Health and Welfare Journal, 2003.
  • Pragmatics and Instruction Methodology in the EFL Classroom, Ohu University, 2001
  • The Potential of Critical Media Literacy; Approaches to Second Language Acquisition in the Foreign Language Classroom, Ohu University, 2000.