Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan
Leesa Wheelahan is Associate Professor at the LH Martin Institute for Higher Education Leadership and Management at the University of Melbourne. She has published widely on lifelong learning, tertiary education policy, student equity, recognition of prior learning, credit-transfer and student articulation between the sectors of post-compulsory education and training, cross-sectoral relations between the VET and higher education sectors, and the role of theoretical knowledge in curriculum.
Leesa has taught in tertiary education for approximately 16 years, which includes time as a TAFE teacher in policy development, an academic developer at a dual-sector university and as a higher education teacher in adult and vocational education teacher preparation programs.
* Her new book: 'Why knowledge matters in curriculum: a social realist argument', Routledge, is available to purchase. Download order form.
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