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Julia Bruce-Mayne

Principal Academic Staff Member


Julia Bruce-MayneQualifications

  • Currently enrolled in PhD Education. Massey University
  • Master of Education (hons). University of Waikato
  • Graduate Diploma of Education. University of Waikato
  • Bachelor of Applied Social Science (adult education endorsement). Wintec
  • Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education. Wintec


Areas of specialisation

  • Teacher training and development
  • Adult and tertiary teaching
  • 21st century learning environments
  • Working with youth
  • Working in diverse learning environments
  • The Living Consensus Framework


Work Experience

  • 21 years total teaching experience
  • 14 years in vocation teaching 

Professional Affiliations

  • A member of the Ako Aotearoa Academy for Tertiary Teaching Excellence.
  • Contracted to Ako Aotearoa National Centre for Teaching Excellence as a facilitator on their professional development programme.


Research Activities

Bruce-Mayne, Julia (2013) The Living Consensus. In: Sino/New Zealand Research Forum: Excellence in Vocational Teaching Symposium, 23-24 September, 2013, Qingdao, China. (Book Chapter + Conference presentation)

Bruce-Mayne, Julia (2014) The Living Consensus: Growing transformative learning environments for youth. 4 November 2014. (Masters dissertation)

Bruce-Mayne, Julia (2013) Learning styles workshop. In: Sino/New Zealand Research Forum: Excellence in Vocational Teaching Symposium, 23-24 September, 2013, Qingdao, China.

Bruce-Mayne, Julia (2014) The living Consensus: Growing transformative learning environments. Sino/New Zealand Forum, Tianjin (China), 6-7 November, 2014. (conference presentation)

Bruce-Mayne, Julia (2014) Engaging challenging learners. Ako Aotearoa Workshop Series , Nation-wide , 43 workshops have been held during between 2012 and 2016

Bruce-Mayne, Julia (2012) Discipline specific e-training for trades tutors: Integrating theory with practice using e-technologies. Project Report. Ako Aotearoa, Wellington, New Zealand. (commissioned report)