Dr Glenda HepplewhiteDirector of Quality Assurance
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Dr Glenda Hepplewhite is the Director of Quality Assurance at Alphacrucis University College, joining the team in 2018. In this role she works closely with the Heads of School, Chairs of the Accreditation Committee, Learning and Teaching Committee and Academic Board. Glenda is responsible for driving quality assurance at Alphacrucis and its Third-Party relationships.
Glenda was born in South Africa. She completed a BA, BA (Hons) and MA at Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Johannesburg). She moved to Australia, with her husband, in 2001. She worked as the Academic Coordinator at Citipointe Ministry College and later Director of Quality Assurance at Christian Heritage College. She has been a member of the HEPPQN and the HEPPQN Steering Committee since 2015.
Glenda completed her PhD in 2021, her thesis is entitled Developing a Model for Empowering Female Pentecostal Undergraduates: Alphacrucis College as a Case Study.
PhD (Alphacrucis College)
Dissertation Title Developing a Model for Empowering Female Pentecostal Undergraduates: Alphacrucis College as a Case Study 2021
Master of Arts (University of Johannesburg)
Dissertation Title Can Women be accepted in non-traditional roles? A case study of white women in the South African Armed Forces, 1939-1965 1999
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (University of Johannesburg) 1997
Women in ministry and leadership, theological education.
- Murison, CB and Hepplewhite, GA (2019). Graduate Attributes in Australian Higher Education: Implications of an Economic Rationalist Approach In , Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (pp. ). Springer, Cham. | External link
- Hepplewhite, G. (2022). Contributions of Pentecostal Women in Higher Education. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, 23:1 3-18. | External link
- Austin, D., Pegram, N., Hodson, C., Hepplewhite, G. and Nelson, B. (2021). Australian higher education third party arrangements: an independent institute case study. Tertiary Education and Management, 27 281–296. | External link
- Experiences of Female Pentecostal Theological Students in Australia (2021), ANZATS 2021, Online, 05 Jul 2021
- Is Theological Education providing an open door for women in ministry? (2019), Australian Christian Higher Education Association (ACHEA) Research Conference on Christian Education - Reason and Relevance, Brisbane, 31 Jul 2019
- Is Theological Education providing an open door for women in ministry? (2019), Society for Pentecostal Studies 48th Annual Meeting, William Seymour College, Lanham MD, USA, 02 Mar 2019
- Why is the 'women question' still a question for Pentecostals? (2017), Theology & Philosophy Postgraduate Research Conference, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, 13 Nov 2017
- Why is the 'women question' still a question for Pentecostals? (2017), Australian Christian Higher Education Association (ACHEA), Sydney, Alphacrucis College, 19 Aug 2017
- On Pentecostals and Theological Education (2017), Women's Theology Conference, Brisbane, UQ, 28 Jun 2017
- A new kind of Pentecostalism? In dialogue with Feminism (2016), Theology & Philosophy Postgraduate Research Conference, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, 31 Oct 2016
- A life of tension: Exploring a call to ministry bound by institutionalisation (2016), Women's Theology Conference, Brisbane, UQ, 28 Jun 2016
Pentecostal Engagement with Equality (2012), The Australian Sociological Association (TASA), Brisbane, UQ, 28 Nov 2012
Co-presenter: Hey, S
Campion College Course Advisory and Review Committee (since 2019)
Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA) (since 2018)
Higher Education Private Provider Quality Network (HEPP-QN) Steering Committee (since 2015)
OneHE (since 2021)
Queensland Professional Excellence Network - Leadership Committee (since 2017)
- D'Sa, P, Pastoral ministry and development contexts (DMin thesis)
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