Personal details

Name
Dr Levon Blue
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Office of the Provost,
Carumba Institute
Discipline *
Specialist Studies in Education, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Other Education
Phone
+61 7 3138 0212
Fax
+61 7 3138 3992
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

Doctorate of Philosophy (Griffith University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Dr Levon Blue is a member of:

  • Pedagogy Education Praxis (PEP) International Research Network;
  • Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA);
  • Graduate Women of Queensland;
  • Indigenous Studies Research Network;
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Mathematics Alliance; and,
  • National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network.
Keywords

Financial literacy education, Entrepreneurship education, Indigenous education

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Levon Blue is a member of Beausoleil First Nation in Canada. Levon is a Senior Lecturer at the Carumba Institute (QUT) and an editor of the International Journal of Critical Indigenous studies. Her research area includes financial literacy education, Indigenous higher education, and social justice. Levon’s PhD focused on financial literacy education practices in an Aboriginal community in Canada. She is currently a Chief Investigator on two Australian Research Council funded grants: special research initiative – National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN) and Discovery Indigenous – Empowering Indigenous businesses through improved financial and commercial literacy. Levon has published many journal articles, book chapters and more recently co-edited a book titled “Indigenizing Education: Discussions and Case Studies from Australia and Canada”.

This information has been contributed by Dr Levon Blue.

Teaching

Teaching Areas:

  • Ethics for Education
  • Education and Society
  • Lifelong Learning and Development
  • Communication in Learning and Teaching
  • Indigenous postgraduate research
This information has been contributed by Dr Levon Blue.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Empowering Indigenous Businesses Through Improved Financial Literacy
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
IN180100052
Start year
2018
Keywords
Title
National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN)
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
SR120100005
Start year
2012
Keywords
Indigenous Knowledge; Research Capacity Building

Supervision

  • Dr Levon Blue is currently seeking higher degree research (HDR) students with an interest in financial literacy education, mathematics, Indigenous issues, social justice, praxis, and adult and vocational training.

Current supervisions

  • Teaching Indigenous perspectives within the primary STEM curriculum
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Peter Anderson
  • Exploring Educators' Practices of Embedding Indigenous Histories and Cultures within the Australian Curriculum Mathematics
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Peter Anderson