About the author — Dr Janet Reynolds

Dr Janet Reynolds has a background in home economics education. She has taught in government and non-government schools in Australia, Papua New Guinea and England, has lectured at QUT for five years and been a consultant to the Fiji and Sri Lankan governments on home economics teacher education. Jan is currently Principal Education Officer in the Curriculum Division at Education Queensland.

Jan‘s qualifications include a Diploma in Teaching (Home economics), a Bachelor of Education, Masters of Educational Studies and PhD in nutrition education. Jan is the convenor of the Education Standing Committee for the Home Economics Institute of Australia.