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Dr. Helen Keen-Dyer

BAVE, MTD (Griffith University), PhD (CQUniversity), CSTP, SFHEA
Academic Lead Learning and Teaching /Snr Lecturer
School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Centre for Research in Equity & Advancement of Teaching & Education (CREATE), Appleton Institute
Level 8 - 8.14
160 Ann Street, Brisbane CBD
About Me

Dr Helen Keen-Dyer PhD, MTD, BAVE, CSTP, SFHEA is an Academic Lead, Learning and Teaching, Senior Lecturer in Emergency and Disaster Management (E&DM) at CQUniversity Australia, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Helen received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from CQUniversity Australia; her thesis explored education in the fire and emergency services context, with a particular focus on Higher Education-industry partnerships. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Adult Education. Helen’s teaching and research interests include contemporary issues, volunteerism and research literacies in emergency and disaster management, scholarship of learning and teaching, social learning theory, community safety and education, adult and professional education and Higher Education.

Professional Interests

My professional interests span a range of areas related to the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching with a particular focus on adult and vocational education in the Fire and Emergency Services (FES) and Disaster Management (DM) contexts. I am also keenly interested in workplace-based learning, curriculum development and instructional design.

From a theoretical perspective, I am interested in Social Learning Theory and the role it can play in supporting FES and DM.

Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 3904 Specialist Studies in Education
  • 3903 Education Systems

At the level of Associate Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently unavailable to supervise more research candidates
Current Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy
Agency expert partners supporting bush fire disaster resilience education for Primary School Students: a Case Study in New South Wales, Australia
Associate Supervisor
Master of Research
Paramedic Education: Pathways to higher education and professional development
Associate Supervisor
Research Interests

Other Education - Education not elsewhere classified

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