Menu Close

Professor Nan Bahr

I have undergraduate qualifications in the fields of biology, psychology, and music and postgraduate qualifications in education, and educational psychology. My qualifications are:
BA(Flinders), BMus(Adel), BEd (BCAE), GradDipEd (Adel), GradCertHE (Griffith), MEd, PhD(UQ), AMusA,
I have 15 years of Secondary School teaching experience and have experience working in the higher education sector for more than 20 years.


  • –present
    Pro Vice Chancellor (Students)/ Dean of Education, Southern Cross University
  • 2015–2017
    Dean (Learning and Teaching), Arts, Education and Law Group, Griffith University
  • 2009–2015
    Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning), Queensland University of Technology
  • 1998–2009
    Director of Teacher Education, The University of Queensland
  • 1986–1996
    Secondary School Teacher, Education Queensland


  • 2018 
    Griffith University, GradCertHE
  • 2000 
    The University of Queensland, PhD/ Education
  • 1998 
    The University of Queensland, MEd(Research)/Education
  • 1996 
    Brisbane College of Advanced Education, BEd
  • 1992 
    AMEB, AMusA
  • 1986 
    The University of Adelaide, GradDipEd
  • 1986 
    The University of Adelaide, BMus
  • 1982 
    Flinders University of South Australia, BA/Psychology, Biology

Professional Memberships

  • Australian College of Educators
  • Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas

  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators (130313)
  • Higher Education (130103)
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy Theory And Development (130202)
  • Learning Sciences (130309)
  • Secondary Education (130106)