Alicia Boyle

M.Ed.

Research Associate

Alicia has worked in VET/TAFE/HE education, training, management and research for 30 years. She has been in Darwin with Charles Darwin University since 1999 and was the Education Coordinator for the Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre for seven years. Alicia was the Chair of the Central Australian Education and Training Network (CAETN) for over eight years and works extensively in applied research with key interests in education, technology for learning and workforce planning and development, in regional and remote areas.

Research Interests

Alicia works extensively in applied research in regional and remote areas with key interests in education, workforce development and technology for learning. Her passion for Indigenous workforce development has recently seen Alicia undertake work including modelling remote visitor accommodation in the Northern Territory and developing the Indigenous Workforce Development Initiative with the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

Current Research Projects

  • Workforce Planning/Profiling and Organisational Readiness of the Disability Sector in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory: Identification of workforce planning and development issues and opportunities for the broader Community Services and Health Industry within the Barkly Region in preparation for the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
  • How can games and gamification inform quality teaching and learning at Charles Darwin University?
  • Examining the Interactions Between the NT Multicultural Community and

Professional Positions, Memberships & Awards

  • Chair of the Central Australian Education and Training Network 
  • Secretary of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA)
  • Tourism Program Coordinator (Vocational Education and Training)
  • Tourism Research Unit Manager
  • Northern Territory Network Coordinator for the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre
  • Education Coordinator for the Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Member of the Northern Territory Chapter of the Australasian Evaluation Society

Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Supervision

  • Adam McFie: On Heritage Management – Indigenous Significance and Cultural Landscapes

Link to Research Publications

Contacts

T: +61 8 8946 7267
E: alicia.boyle@cdu.edu.au

Darwin, NT

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