Dr Lyra L'Estrange

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education


Personal details

Positions

Lecturer
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education

Keywords

trauma aware education, childhood development, neuroscience, diversity in education, adverse childhood experiences

Discipline

Specialist Studies in Education, Curriculum and Pedagogy

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of New South Wales)

Professional memberships and associations

Centre for Child and Family Studies research group member

Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Teaching

Lyra has a background in public health and parenting education and has taught within community settings since 2009. Her professional experience in trauma-aware practice and behavioural neuroscience, in conjunction with her quantitative and qualitative research experience inform her teaching in the higher education setting at QUT. Lyra’s teaching in trauma aware education and child development is grounded in neuroscience and interpersonal biology. Her teaching style is centred around facilitating a greater awareness of our own beliefs and understandings in the way we perceive children and adolescents.

Publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Lyra, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

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Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • The intersection of complex trauma and disability for school aged children and young people.
    Professional Doctorate, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Judith Howard