Jennifer Fane

Jennifer Fane is a teacher, researcher, PhD Candidate, and Faculty Associate in the Professional Development Program at SFU. An SFU grad, Jennifer has recently returned from Australia, where she as been working as an academic at Flinders University in the areas of early childhood and health education. An advocate for the value of interdisciplinary thinking and working, her PhD is in the Discipline of Public Health and explores preschool aged children’s understandings and experiences of their own wellbeing during the transition to school through a child-centred participatory research paradigm. Jennifer’s broader scholarship focuses on sociological perspectives of health and wellbeing and how this work is situated in teacher education programs.