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, trauma-informed, adverse childhood experiences, diversity in education, neuroscience, early childhood

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 (FHEA)

Teaching

Lyra has a background in public health and parenting education and has taught within community settings since 2009. Her professional experience in trauma-informed practices 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 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.

She currently co-teaches the Trauma Aware Education Graduate Certificate/Master of Education Specialisation and is Unit Coordinator for:

EUB003 Managing Challenging Student Behaviour Due to Complex Trauma

EUN652 Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

Experience

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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

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Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.

Supervision

Current supervisions