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Lecturer in Learning Design, University of Technology Sydney

Dr Keith Heggart is an early career researcher with a focus on learning and instructional design, educational technology and civics and citizenship education. He is currently exploring the way that online learning platforms can assist in the formation of active citizenship amongst Australian youth.

Keith is a former high school teacher, having worked as a school leader in Australia and overseas, in government and non-government sectors. In addition, he has worked as an Organiser for the Independent Education Union of Australia, and as an independent Learning Designer for a range of organisations.

Keith has been successful in attaining grants from the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and also Penrith City Council.


  • 2020–present
    Lecturer in Learning Design, University of Technology Sydney


  • 2018 
    University of Technology Sydney, PhD


  • 2020
    Activist Citizenship Education, Springer

Professional Memberships

  • Apple Distinguished Educator