John Smyth

John Smyth is Research Professor of Education, School of Education, University of Ballarat, Australia and research leader for the multi-disciplinary cross-university research theme Addressing Disadvantage and Inequality in Education and Health. He is the author of many books the most recent of which is (with Barry Down & Peter McInerney) Hanging in with Kids’ in Tough Times: Engagement in Contexts of Educational Disadvantage in the Relational School (New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2010).