Dr Shaun Nykvist

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership


Digital Technologies, Transformational Practice, Higher Order Thinking, Indigenous And Ethnic Minority Research, International Curriculum Design, New And Emerging Technologies Research, Opensource Software, STEM Education, Open Education, Blended, Online and Hybrid Learning


Education Systems, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education

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


  • Ph.D (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Master of Education majoring Maths, Science & Computer Educ (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Education (secondary) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy; Queensland College of Teachers


Shaun has designed, coordinated and taught a range of subjects/units across multiple degrees at QUT and in international contexts. He has been a  course coordinator for the Bachelor of Education as well as the transnational Bachelor of Education Studies in Malaysia. He has designed, coordinated and taught multiple offshore teaching programs in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Thailand, Bhutan, India, Poland, Germany and Norway.

His teaching expertise has been in the areas of digital technologies in education, learning spaces, earth sciences, robotics, coding/programing, STEM education, mathematics, food and science and global citizenship education.  The most recently taught units at QUT have been;

Bachelor of Education:

Masters of Teaching:

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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