DipT, BEd, GradCertEd, GradDipEd(EC), PgCertEdLead, MEd
Kerrin trained as a primary school teacher and taught in Queensland State Schools and Lutheran schools for 29 years before joining the faculty at Australian Lutheran College in 2017. Kerrin teaches in ALC’s teacher education programs, working mostly with in-service and pre-service teachers.
Kerrin’s passions for teaching and children’s ministry led her to pursue further studies and leadership opportunities in this area. During her time teaching and leading in Lutheran schools, Kerrin and was seconded to Lutheran Education Queensland to support the teaching of Christian Studies (CS) and facilitate the national accreditation program for teachers of CS. Her work in this area sparked an interest in research. Kerrin published a minor research thesis on using the pedagogy of thinking skills in CS and is currently pursuing a PhD on the use of story in CS in the early years of primary school.
Kerrin teaches undergraduate and postgraduate coursework units in an online format, predominantly in the field of teaching and leading CS. She also has an interest in contemporary issues in learning and teaching.
Kerrin is actively involved in her local congregation and serves in various roles on several governing boards and committees, including governing councils for Lutheran schools, aged care and retirement living, and disability services.