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Patricia Benstein

Dr Patricia Benstein

Honorary Research Fellow
Humanities, School of

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School of Humanities
The University of Western Australia (M204)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 2174
Dr Patricia Benstein is currently an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia. Patricia studied English, French, and German literature at Melbourne University. She then obtained a Diploma of Education and became a qualified secondary teacher of languages and a NAATI accredited interpreter and translator. She also studied French and Russian at the Sorbonne University. She obtained her first PhD in Education from the University of Sydney. After many years of lecturing at universities in Australia and Germany, she was awarded a second PhD (mention très honorable) in spiritual anthropology from the University of Aix-en-Provence. Her research areas include the multidimensional nature of human beings and optimal educational conditions for the expression of human potential.
Key research
Integration of the Self and Awareness (ISA)
Innovative Teaching
Multidimensional nature of human beings
Human potential
'Flow' in teaching and learning
Creativity in the classroom
Research profile
Research profile and publications

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