Kenneth Young

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Kenneth Young

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Teaching areas

  • Preservice Teacher Professional Learning
  • Educational Sociology
  • History of Education

Research areas

  • preservice teacher education
  • history of education

Program coordinator

Profile

Kenneth Young has been a lecturer at the University of the Sunshine Coast since 2007. Kenneth worked for Education Queensland as an Industrial Technology and Design teacher from 1985 until 2006. During this time, he taught in a number of rural, remote and provincial locations throughout Queensland. He was the Program Coordinator for the secondary combined degree programs between 2009 and 2011. He is currently the Program Coordinator for the Graduate Diploma in Education.

Kenneth’s engagement projects include:

  • Collaboration with colleagues from the State University of New York (SUNY) Fredonia campus to provide Preservice teacher exchange programs.
  • Recruitment of preservice teachers in Ontario, Canada.
  • Collaboration with school principals on preservice teacher transition to employment pathways.

Kenneth’s current doctoral research focus is on preservice teacher education - in particular, the perspectives of preservice teachers on the roles and identities of secondary teachers within Queensland state schools.

Kenneth’s research interests center on the history of education and schooling in Australia.

Professional memberships

  • Queensland College of Teachers
  • Australian Teacher Educators Association
  • Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society

Awards

  • Queensland Premier's Smart State Award for Teacher Excellence (2005)

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