Dr Craig Murison

Dip Teach, BEd (Dist), Adv Dip C Min & Bib St, MLM, D Prof St

Dean – Education, Humanities and Business

Phone: 07 3347 7900
Email: cmurison@chc.edu.au

Education: 

Completed Secondary Teachers training at Mount Gravatt College of Education in 1981 with majors in History and English and a minor in Geography.

    • Dip Teaching 1981 (MGCAE)
    • Registered Teacher Queensland 1982
    • Bachelor of Education (Dist CQU) 1993
    • Advanced Diploma Christian Ministry & Biblical Studies 1998
    • OM (Ordained Minister) 1999
    • Master of Learning Management 2004 (CQU)
    • Professional Doctorate 2011 (CQU- Syd)

Research Interests

    • Christian Curriculum Development
    • Values Based Leadership
    • Servant Leadership
    • What it means to be Christian School
    • Revelatory Curriculum
    • School and Organisational Culture

Professional Affiliations

    • Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
    • Member of the Australian College of Education
    • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Personal Interests

    • Family (especially Grandchildren – even though I don’t have any yet!)
    • Teacher education in third world countries
    • Reading
    • Writing

Publications

Published works:

Murison and Willis, 2006. L’Race: a values –based pedagogy, in Conference Proceedings International Lifelong Learning Conference. Rockhampton. CQU.

(Note:- this was a double blind refereed paper presented by the authors at the 2006 International Life Long Learning Conference)

Murison and Willis, 2006, L’Race: Planning the Learning Journey – Values Based Curriculum Planning. Mackay, Mackay Christian College.

Murison and Willis, 2005, L’Race: Teaching for Learning for Life – A Values Based Pedagogy. Mackay, Mackay Christian College.

Murison and Willis, 2004. Talking the Walk: Transforming a Learning Community at Mackay Christian Community, in Conference Proceedings International Lifelong Learning Conference. Rockhampton. CQU.

(Note:- this was a double blind refereed paper presented by the authors at the 2004 International Life Long Learning Conference)

Murison, C.B., 2010 – Published web article for Associated Christian Schools (ACS) – Christian Schools: Agents for Cultural Transformation

Murison, C.B., 2008. Testing the ‘Caught’ Curriculum in Christian Schools. Melos Magazine, Winter

Murison, C.B., 2010. Choosing the Right School. City Life. December Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. Teaching for the Future. City Life. January Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. Battling Bullying. City Life. February Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. Kids Say the Darnedest Things! City Life. March Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. Homework. City Life. April Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. The My School Website. City Life. May Edition

Murison, C.B., 2011. The Parenting Journey. City Life. June Edition

Murison, C.B., 31 July 2012 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: You learn nothing from experience https://www.fourthquestion.com/2012/07/31/learn-nothing-leadership-experience

Murison, C.B., 2013. Education – a hot topic. Pak Mag. June Edition

Murison, C.B., 2013. Halloween – a family discussion starter with value. Pak Mag. August Edition

Murison, C.B., 2013. Learning Styles. Pak Mag. October Edition

Murison, C.B., 2013. Resilience. Pak Mag. November Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Are your children Technology Safe? Pak Mag. January Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Grace. Pak Mag. March Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Reflect & Learn. Pak Mag April Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. The News. Pak Mag May Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Optimism. Pak Mag June Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. Stress and Young People. Pak Mag. July Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. The Principal’s Office. Pak Mag. August Edition

Murison, C.B., 2014. The times they are a changing. Pak Mag September Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. Engagement.  Pak Mag. March Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. Easter.  Pak Mag. April Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. Teamwork.  May Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. Learning Connections. Pak Mag. June Edition

Murison, C.B., 2015. You Learn Nothing from Experience.  Pak Mag. July Edition

Murison, C.B., 8 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: The key role of a Fourth Question Leader https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/08/cross-generational-teams

Murison, C.B., 8 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Cross Generational Teams https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/08/cross-generational-teams

Murison, C.B., 8 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Don’t Judge a Zebra by its Stripes  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/08/fourth-question-filtered-assumptions

Murison, C.B., 10 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Leaders Who Care Ask ‘Why? https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/10/leaders-who-care-ask-why

Murison, C.B., 11 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: The ‘Mechanics’ of Learning  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/11/the-mechanics-of-learning

Murison, C.B., 23 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Resilience – Fourth Question Leaders Should Bounce Well  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/23/resilience-bounce

Murison, C.B., 28 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Ego and the Power of the Leadership Tool – ‘Wheelbarrow’  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/28/leadership-tool-wheelbarrow

Murison, C.B., 30 July 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Square Pegs in Square Holes – Proper People Placement  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/07/30/square-pegs

Murison, C.B., 3 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Leadership Responsibility – it is a Matter of Organisational Culture  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/03/leadership-responsibility-taking

Murison, C.B., 6 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Organisational Culture – Where do the Cows Walk?  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/06/ledership-organisational-culture-cows

Murison, C.B., 11 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Fourth Question Leaders Learn from Mistakes  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/11/leaders-learn-from-mistakes

Murison, C.B., 13 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Operating From a Time Poor Mindset  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/13/operating-from-a-time-poor-mindset

Murison, C.B., 19 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Nocebo Effect – Leading towards Positive Outcomes  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/19/nocebo-effect

Murison, C.B., 21 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Harnessing Leadership Amplification Factor  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/21/harnessing-leadership-amplification-factor

Murison, C.B., 25 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Forgiveness is an Essential Leadership Tool  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/25/forgiving-leaders

Murison, C.B., 31 August 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Building a Forgiving Organisational Culture  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/08/31/forgiving-organisational-culture

Murison, C.B., 5 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Casting The Unforgiveness Shadow https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/05/casting-the-unforgiveness-shadow

Murison, C.B., 9 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Job, Career or Calling: Which do you Lead?  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/09/job-career-or-calling

Murison, C.B., 10 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Helping People Discover their Calling – The task of Fourth Question Leaders  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/10/discover-calling

Murison, C.B., 15 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: The Problem With the Concept of Motivation – Motivation Versus Heart  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/15/motivation_versus_heart-leadership

Murison, C.B., 22 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Fourth Question Leaders Understand – The Heart Matters  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/22/fourth-question-leaders-understand-the-heart-matters

Murison, C.B., 29 September 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Going Beyond Aspirational Values. If you can’t see it, you can’t shoot it!  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/09/29/going-beyond-aspirational-values-if-you-cant-see-it-you-cant-shoot-it

Murison, C.B., 2015. Communication.  Pak Mag. October Edition

Murison, C.B., 6 October 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Dealing with Misaligned Values  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/10/06/misaligned-values

Murison, C.B., 2015. Leave Home Now. Pak Mag November Edition

Murison, C.B., 10 November 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Immutable Principles – A Great Starting Point  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/11/10/immutable-principles-a-great-starting-point

Murison, C.B., 23 November 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Immutable Principles Frame Organisational Behaviour  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/11/23/immutable-principles-frame-organisational-behaviour

Murison, C.B., 15 December 2015 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Immutable Principles – round pegs in round holes https://www.fourthquestion.com/2015/12/15/immutable-principles-round-pegs-in-round-holes

Murison, C.B., 2016. Your Children as Teachers. Pak Mag January Edition

Murison, C.B., 11 January 2016 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: What Happens When Immutable Principles Conflict https://www.fourthquestion.com/2016/01/11/immutable-principles-conflict

Murison, C.B., 27 January 2016 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Shared Accountability Gives Immutable Principles Agency https://www.fourthquestion.com/2016/01/27/shared-accountability

Murison, C.B., 2016.  Communication should be a simple thing. Pak Mag February Edition

Murison, C.B., 9 February 2016 – Published web article for The Fourth Question Leadership Blog: Personal Responsibility is the Best Type of Accountability  https://www.fourthquestion.com/2016/02/09/personal-responsibility

Murison, C.B., 2016. Careful what you watch. Pak Mag. March Edition

Murison, C.B., 2016. Homework. Pak Mag April Edition

Murison, C.B., 2016. A Growing Child. Pak Mag. May Edition

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