Research expertise

There is a great depth and range of research expertise in the School of Education at AUT. Below you will find a short synopsis of the research interests and expertise that exists within our school.
Leon Benade.
Dr Leon Benade
Director Research; Senior Lecturer
Research expertise: Philosophy of education; policy studies; curriculum analysis; knowledge economy; ethics; organisation and educational leadership; research theory.
Nesta Devine.
Dr Nesta Devine
Associate Professor; Research Co-ordinator
Research expertise: Philosophy of education: policy studies; Pasifika studies in education; Foucault; Derrida; Public choice theory.
Lynette Reid.
Dr Lynette Reid
Director Higher Education
Research expertise: Indigenous models and practices within the career development and education field; Indigenous career practitioners; Organisational career management and the convergence with career counselling models and theories.
Ross Bernay.
Dr Ross Bernay
Director Teacher Education; Senior Lecturer
Research expertise: Mindfulness for teachers, stress reduction.
Research expertise: Career, career counselling, career assessment, professional standards, career theory.
Andrew Gibbons.
Dr Andrew Gibbons
Senior Lecturer
Research expertise: Philosophy, Technology, Education, Politics.
Dean Nugent.
Dean Nugent
Senior Lecturer
Research expertise: Teacher Educator Pedagogies, Adult Learning, Spirituality and Wisdom.
Neil Boland.
Neil Boland
Programme Leader; Senior Lecturer
Research expertise: Steiner Waldorf education, education through the arts, alternative education, spirituality in education.

Last updated: 19-Jan-2017 9.51am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.