Staff profile - Helen Andrew
Mrs Helen Andrew
|Position:||School Executive Officer|
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Arts & Education|
|Department:||School of Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 92517072 +61 3 92517072|
- Bachelor of Arts, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1996
- Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), Victoria University of Technology (Aust), 1997
- Master of Education (TESOL), Deakin University, 2011
Helen is the editorial co-ordinator of the School's publication Enlighten which can be viewed at
Helen organises a regular series of Intercultural Encounters seminars which are open to all all staff and students of the University as well as interested external visitors. Information can be viewed on the School website.
Conferences and seminars
Presented at the 2012 joint International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and the Asia Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA).
Awards and prizes
2012 Pro Vice-Chancellor's Award for achieving excellence in administration
2013 Faculty Internationalisation Award
Recipient of 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Professional Award. The aim is to benchmark Deakin’s Intercultural Encounters seminar series with similar professional development offered at universities in the United States.
Helen's minor thesis was on the topic of "Developing Intercultural Competence in University Staff: Augmenting Internationalisation". This project involved interviews with general staff across Deakin.
Its focus was to ascertain what is provided by the University as well as what is required to develop intercultural competence in University general staff.