Johanna is the author of seven historical novels, published both independently and by London’s Lume Books. She also works as a freelance editor for publishing houses and independent authors across Australia, the US and the UK. Johanna has more than twenty years of teaching experience, tutoring adults and children in creative writing, music composition and piano. She firmly believes everyone has the ability to be a writer – all they need is a little guidance and encouragement!
In 2007, Karen Gail worked as a psychometrician where she administered and interpreted psychological tests in a private neuro-psychiatric clinic and was promoted to junior psychologist after two years where her role changed to psychological assessment and evaluation. By 2009, she started giving training and seminars to affiliate companies of the clinic that she worked for. By 2011, she was promoted again as an assistant psychologist and started with the counseling practice which is one of the clinic’s services. Most of clients she had was for anger management, career counseling as well as family counseling. She resigned from the clinic after eight years but was asked to serve as the clinic’s consultant.
In 2010, worked as an assistant professor in a university where she taught courses in psychology as well as philosophy but mainly focusing on Psychological Testing and Development.
Meg Anema M.Sc. Clinical Sciences (Equine Reproductive Physiology) B.Sc. Animal Science (Option: Equine Science) B.Sc.Agricultural Economics
Meg grew up training and showing horses in youth and 4-H programs, and then went on to earn Bachelor of Science degrees in Animal Science and Agricultural Economics, as well as a Master of Science degree in Equine Reproductive Physiology. In addition to several years of industry experience as a Quarter Horse breeding farm manager and custom A.I. technician, Meg developed and taught for 10 years in a comprehensive, secondary Equine Science Studies Certificate program covering all areas of Equine Science. Meg considers the horse to be an absolutely incredible athlete and amazing study! Aside from tutoring Careerline’s Equine courses Meg has also taught various courses in equine studies including: Equine Nutrition, Equine Herd Health, Equine Sports Medicine, Equine Reproduction, Equine Industry, Principles of Horse Evaluation, Horsemanship, Applied Genetics, Introduction to Veterinary Science, Animal Anatomy & Physiology, Introduction to Animal Science and more.
Peter’s expertise includes broodstock and hatchery management of high-value marine fish species and disease management in aquaculture. He is currently a researcher at a fisheries development centre where he studies advanced fish breeding techniques and environment-friendly mariculture operations. He studied fisheries science and fish reproductive biology for his bachelor’s and master’s degree, respectively. Peter has published research papers in his areas of expertise and serves as a reviewer for scientific journals. Over the years, Peter has visited fish farms in Australia, Canada and Southeast Asia, and learned first-hand how aquaculture operations are done all over the world.
Barbara Tremain BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)
Barbara brings to Careerline a wide range of horticultural experience and knowledge Barbara has a keen interest in herbalism, edible wild plants and has lead into studies of many plant based complementary medicinal systems, qualification as a Bach Flower remedy practitioner and studying Ethnobotany. Barbara has practiced and studied horticulture as well as combining it with her love of travel in many countries including the UK, US and Australia and has also studied Permaculture and runs her own horticulture business. Within the past two years she have also worked for Groundwork SW with 18-24 year old unemployed people, this work and the mentoring scheme has allowed me to teach informally. It has been a delight to nurture the interests of keen learners in horticulture and garden design.
Anna has completed a PhD in nutritional physiology, where her research focused on understanding the intersection between diet and physiology in metabolic syndrome. She has over 5 years’ experience in teaching anatomy and physiology to allied health, nursing, laboratory science, and pre-medical students.
She has a passion for helping students reach their full potential and foster their interest in health sciences, not only for their careers but personal wellbeing. Understanding our own anatomy and physiology is significant to every stage of our lives.
Theja is currently doing her PhD in Environmental Science at the University of Technology Sydney. Her research is centered around the effects of climate change on the hatchling velvet gecko population in Australia. This involves collecting wild gravid geckos and incubating their eggs under laboratory conditions. Through exposure to a variety of incubation temperature treatments, she has operationalized her investigation which aims to determine the effect of higher temperatures on hatchling geckos. Theja is currently in stage 3 of the research, which comprises writing a thesis and developing manuscripts for publishing. Prior to her present endeavors within the scientific field, she has also successfully completed a B.Sc. degree, majoring in Zoology (specialised field: Wildlife Management) with first-class honors and an M.Phil. Degree in Life Sciences. Tutor Theja’s passion has always been teaching and thus have worked for seven years as a lecturer at various universities. She loves helping students with their own studies.
Barbara Marques BSc Educ (Health Science & Physical Education), Cert in Business Administration & Project Management, Cert IV in Training & Assessment, Dip in HR Management
Barbara’s professional journey includes a diverse range of educational achievements and extensive involvement across the sports, health, and wellbeing sectors. With a Double-Degree in Sports Science and Physical Education, complemented by certifications including a Diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage, a Diploma in Human Resources Management, a Certificate in Human Nutrition, and a Certificate in Aromatherapy and Medicinal Herbs, tutor Barbara has immersed herself in the health sector for over a decade.
In her industry experince, she has taught and mentored at the university level, fostering learning and growth. Simultaneously, she’s delved into hands-on roles within various sports coaching initiatives, nutritional consultancy programs, business management and customer service. Over the last three years, her main focus has been assisting students through their online education.
Tutor Barbara is passionate about promoting health and wellbeing, and truly believes that education is essential to empower people to make the right decisions about their mental, psychological, and physical health.
Liselle Turner Content Writer & Founder of SCRIPTIO | B. Business (Marketing), Dip Hospitality Management, Cert IV TAE
Liselle is a content writer and project manager. In addition to her background in advertising, she has worked in the learning and development industry (e.g. TAFE QLD, Mission Australia, Work and Income NZ). She holds a Bachelor of Business, a Diploma of Hospitality and Management, and a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training.
Chad Osorio Master II Business, Law and Economics (current), Juris Doctor (International Law and Legal Studies), BA Psychology (Cum Laude)
Tutor Chad is a recent recipient of a Full Scholarship grant from the French government for his Master II Business, Law and Economics at L’Université d’Aix-Marseille. Prior to this, he worked with the United Nations’ International Public Affairs in Cambodia; the University’s Office of Legal Aid; the Office of the Solicitor General (Philippines); and as a Research Associate at UP Law Center’s Institute of International Legal Studies. A Jack-of-all-trades, Tutor Chad received the Eisaku Sato Award for Brilliance in 2017, a global essay competition supported by the United Nations University and Prime Minister Sato’s Nobel Peace Prize. He has also been invited as a speaker at various international events such as the Int’l Conference on Human Rights and Peace & Conflict (Thailand), ASEAN Youth Leaders’ Ass’n (Viet Nam), and Asian Development Bank (Japan), among others.
Ruby is an experienced and fully qualified counsellor, with a first class counselling degree from the University of Plymouth (UK). She has been operating a successful and often fully booked private practice ever since qualifying in the field. Prior to this and now alongside it, Ruby works with university students 1-to-1 online and in person in a mentoring role, helping assist them with study skills, time management and prioritising their workload and helping them learn to effectively use their study time.
Ruby finds it greatly rewarding to witness the development of trainee counsellors, from learning the initial basic counselling skills all the way through to learning more advanced therapeutic techniques and reflective processes.
After achieving a degree in Earth Sciences, with a focus on geology, geomorphology and climatology, Adam moved to the Blue Mountains to pursue his passion for the vertical world, where he now works in the Vocational Education Sector teaching students to be Outdoor leaders and guides. He particularly loves remote Alpine and cliff environments spending time in these areas both within Australia and abroad. This has involved many personal trips and adventures as well as becoming a fully certified IFMGA mountain and ski guide, as well as a trainer assessor with the Australian Climbing Instructors Association. The main focus of Adam’s outdoor work has been abseiling, canyoning, rock-climbing and bushwalk guiding undertaken locally in the magnificent world heritage listed greater Blue Mountains. He has also spent numerous seasons in New Zealand, the Himalaya and the Australian Snowy Mountains, alpine climbing and ski touring. Adam has also worked in Antarctica and on Macquarie Island in the sub-Antarctic, as a Field Training Officer for the Australian Antarctic Division.
Sophie gained her Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience (Hons I) in 2009, and worked for 5 years in medical research. A problem horse of her own and a desire to return to her passion led Sophie back to the field of equine science, conducting a study on turmeric in preventing gastric ulcers in horses to complete her Master of Animal Science in 2016, after which she began consulting as an independent equine nutritionist. Sophie is currently continuing her education again, this time in the field of regenerative agriculture, in order to better help horse owners managed sustainable pastures. Sophie also writes for horse magazines, and has experience editing academic papers.
Karin’s love and passion for animals stem from growing up on a farm in South Africa. After gaining her Veterinary Science degree she worked in mixed general practice while completing a master’s degree in Veterinary Parasitology. Living and working in South Africa exposed Karin to a vast range of experiences in the clinical veterinary field: treating patients ranging from marmoset monkeys to lions to the everyday cat, dog or horse. Two years as a Laboratory Vet resulted in helping farmers tackling livestock health problems in a variety of farm production systems. Since her move to Western Australia with her family, Karin has been working in a small animal practice.
During her 20 years as a vet, she has been involved in several research projects and the tutoring of students in various fields of animal science. She enjoys mentoring students and sharing her knowledge and she loves helping students flourish and realise their full potential.
Alia grew up on a farm in rural Hawaii which ignited her passion for animal science. She began university when she was 14 years old and after graduation at the age of 17 went to veterinary school at the Royal Veterinary College in London, England. She has traveled the world working as a wildlife, pet, livestock, and shelter veterinarian. She found her passion for teaching while managing conservation NGOs across Asia and the Pacific and realized that in order to truly help animals education was key. She brings over five years of experience creating curriculums and teaching a variety of subjects to people of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures.