Dr Senka Henderson

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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


Context-based Learning, Science Pedagogy, Secondary Science Teacher Education, STEM Education, Science Inquiry, Emotions, Middle School Science, Science and Drama, Initial Teacher Education, Socioscientific Issues


Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education

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


  • PhD (Central Queensland University)
  • Master of Science (Pharmacology) (University of Zagreb)
  • Graduate Diploma Education (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) (University of Zagreb)

Professional memberships and associations

Queensland College of Teachers

Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Associate Fellow (Indigenous), Higher Education Academy

Science Teachers' Association of Queensland (STAQ)

Australasian Science Education Research Association (ASERA)


Senka is currently teaching in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and Masters of Teaching (Secondary) courses.

She is currently teaching the following units:

  • EUB107: Introduction to Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment (Secondary)
  • EUB224: Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 1: Science
  • EUB420: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment: Innovation
  • EUN120: Curriculum and Pedagogy 1: Foundation
  • EUN121: Curriculum and Pedagogy 2: Planning
  • EUN122: Curriculum and Pedagogy 3: Assessment
  • EUN221: Curriculum and Pedagogy 4: Senior A
  • EUN222: Curriculum and Pedagogy 5: Senior  B
  • EUN223: Curriculum and Pedagogy 6: Learning Project
  • EUZ636: Designing for Connected STEM Understanding

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Current supervisions

  • Exploring pedagogical approaches to develop early childhood students' knowledge of the nature of science
    Professional Doctorate, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Reece Mills, Professor Dann Mallet