Co Chair: Dr Rachael Dixon, Canterbury
Rachael is a passionate advocate for Health Education, and is particularly experienced in curriculum, resource development and assessment in the senior secondary (NCEA) area. Rachael completed her PhD at the University of Otago, for which she explored the long-term learning outcomes of senior secondary health education. Rachael has been on the NZHEA Executive since 2011 and enjoys opportunities to work alongside teachers in developing Health Education programmes that are responsive to learners’ needs. She currently works as a lecturer in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canterbury. Rachael was made a life member of NZHEA in 2021.