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Federation Business School

Dr Helen Weadon


Associate Dean Teaching Quality

Program Manager,
Bachelor of Applied Management

Location:Mt Helen,
Building B,
Phone:5327 8458


Supervision interests

  • Student transitions between VET & HE
  • Lifelong learning
  • Thriving at work
  • Knowledge Management


Weadon, H., & Baker, A., (2014).Deviating from the Norm: Promoting Innovative Student Pathways International Journal of Training Research

Zhai, Q., Wang, S., & Weadon, H., (2017). Thriving at Work as a Mediator of the Relationship between Workplace Support and Life Satisfaction. Journal of Management & Organization

Qiu, J., Wang, J., Du, S & Weadon, H( 2018). How Does Knowledge Heterogeneity Affect Collective Knowledge Quality in OKC? The Mediating Role of Individual Cognition and Team Interaction. Journal of Knowledge Management

Golding, B., Foley, A., & Weadon, H. (2020). Community learning through adversity and disaster: An Australian case study of rural adaptation and resilience beyond paid work. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 60(3), 515–537.

Awards and grants

  • 2020 Women’s crafting: Lifelong learning, health and community - Combined Schools of Business, Education and the Arts ($6,000)
  • 2019 - Wimmera Development Association ($10,000) Women of Paw Po – Social Enterprise
  • 2014-2015 Weadon, H., Lange, N., Martin, B. Discord to Harmony: Addressing the challenges of mature age Vocational Education and Training (VET) students in partner institutes as they “adjust” to higher education. Commonwealth Government Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP), $30,000.
  • 2015 - Federation Business School Award for Innovation and Student Retention
  • 2012 – Vice Chancellor’s Award for Contributions to Student Learning at the University of Ballarat