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Anne Braund

M Ed (Leadership), GCTAE, B Ed (English), TESOL / TESMC (ESL).
Associate Lecturer
School of Access Education
(07) 4150 7162
Bundaberg
Building 1 - Room G.09
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Anne first worked with CQUniversity as an academic in the School of Business from 2000 to 2009. After four years working in HongKong developing and delivering English language curriculum for students from non-English speaking backgrounds, Anne has returned to CQUniversity as a Lecturer in the School of Access Education, supporting Academic Communication skill development for undergraduate students through to Research Higher Degree (RHD) candidates.

Anne Braund: https://cqunilife.com/2017/04/05/cquni-spotlight-featuring-anne-braund/

General
Background

Anne Braund has a diverse work history as an educator in schools, universities and industry. Anne has worked in Higher Education for 20 years, initially employed as an academic in Business Communication in 2000 on Bundaberg campus. Prior to working in Higher Education, Anne has taught and coordinated support for students in secondary schools requiring modified programs. This role required collaboration with specialist and mainstream teachers, therapists and community services to ensure learning programs met the individual learning and support needs of the student. From 2009 - 2013 Anne worked for English Schools Foundation in Hong Kong teaching the Diploma in English to young adults from non-English speaking backgrounds. This role required program design and delivery as part of the International Baccalaureate curriculum and Anne partnered with the University of HongKong as a teacher mentor.

Anne's is currently a lecturer and project coordinator at CQUniversity in the School of Access Education.  Anne lectures in academic communication to undergraduate students. Anne also coordinates an English for Research unit designed to provide academic English enhancement for Research Higher Degree candidates who are non-native English speakers.

Universities Studied At

University of Queensland (UQ)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Griffith University

CQUniversity

Universities Worked At

Griffith University - 1993 - 1994

CQUniversity 2000 - 2009 and 2016 - present

Awards

Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Exemplary Practice in Learning and Teaching (2018)

Previous teaching

Academic English for Undergraduate and Research Higher Degree students; Essay Writing, Technical Writing and Preparatory Skills for University (Enabling Education).

Business undergraduate units - Introduction to Management; Business Marketing; Organisational Behaviour (CQUniversity, 2000-2009).

English Diploma Program (English Schools Foundation, HongKong. 2009 - 2013).


Professional Experience

2016 - present

Unit Coordinator / Lecturer - School of Access Education, CQUniversity (Bundaberg)

2014 - 2016

Coordinator / Teacher – Learning Enhancement Unit, Shalom College (Bundaberg)

2009 - 2013

Coordinator / Teacher – English Diploma (IB), English Schools Foundation (ESF) Renaissance College (HongKong)

2010 - 2012

Mentor Teacher - HongKong Chinese University (HongKong)

2000 - 2009

Lecturer / Casual Academic – CQUniversity (Bundaberg)

1993 – 1999

Manager / Consultant – Flight Centre Australia, (Brisbane, Bundaberg)

1993 - 1994

English Tutor – Griffith University (Brisbane)

1989 – 2000

Secondary School Teacher - Education Queensland & Catholic Education (Brisbane, Cairns, Bundaberg)


Professional Memberships

Queensland College of Teachers

HongKong Education Bureau

Professional Interests

Anne Braund has a passion for working in learning and teaching and enjoys using her diverse knowledge, skills and experiences from 30 years engaged in educational environments, curriculum design and project management. Anne has a special interest in curriculum design approaches for Inclusive curriculum for students with disabilities and those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Key Achievements

1994 Master of Education (Leadership) – Queensland University Technology (QUT)

1989 Bachelor of Educational Studies (English) – University of Queensland (UQ)

1987 Diploma of Education (P-10) - Mount Gravatt Teachers' College (BCAE)

2000 Certificate IV Training & Assessment (WideBay TAFE)

2009 - 2010 School-University Partnership (Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong)

2010 - 2012 International Baccalaureate Level 2 (Language A - Diploma Program)

2012 Teaching English Second Language (TESMC/TESOL) Department of Education (SA)

2013 Emerging Leaders Program (English Schools Foundation, Hong Kong)

2017 Empowering Women in Leadership (CQUniversity)

2018 Graduate Certificate Tertiary and Adult Education (CQUniversity)

Computer Software

2017 NVivo Training (QSR International)

Industry Reports

Anne Braund was the lead consultant for recommendations in association with the Queensland Skills Plan (Tourism & Hospitality Industry - Bundaberg region) commissioned by the Department of Education, Training and the Arts, Queensland Government (2008).

Anne Braund was the lead consultant for stakeholders survey and report for a Social Audit Network at Bundaberg Skills Centre (2004).

https://www.socialauditnetwork.org.uk/files/9313/4633/2497/Bundaberg_Skills_Centre_Australia_Social_Audit_-_2004.pdf

Consultancy Work

    Staff development Training programs: Customer service, Team building, Leading and Mentoring, Recruitment, Marketing

    • Bundaberg Rum / Diageo
    • Ulton Accounting
    • Coral Coast Pharmacies
    • Rush Lifestyle
    • Sarina Russo
    • Wide Bay Airshow

    Research Interests
    Education

    Curriculum and Pedagogy - English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
    Supporting international students from non-english speaking backgrounds as they acculturate into academic communication expectations at CQUniversity.

    Education

    Curriculum and Pedagogy - Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
    Grit-ability: Characteristics that enable success for students in higher education.

    Education

    Specialist Studies in Education - Gender, Sexuality and Education
    Women in Education. Barriers to achieving full potential and success.

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