Jo Axe

Professor

Program head , Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies
Education & Technology

Jo Axe is the program head for the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program. Axe's research has recently focused on learning community development, open practice and supportive employment programs for vulnerable youth. She has been highly involved in the Royal Roads community, participating in more than 40 committees, work groups and task forces. She is also very active in the local community; she has volunteered with the Foster Parent Support Services Society since 2013 and has been involved with other groups such as the Certified General Accountants Association, the British Columbia Federation of Foster Parents Association and the Heart and Stroke Society.

 

Experience

Axe joined Royal Roads in 2000 as an associate faculty member in the Faculty of Management, becoming an instructor/course manager in 2002. In 2006, she became an assistant professor/intellectual lead in accounting. From 2008 to 2012, she was an associate professor and associate dean in the Faculty of Management and then joined the Division of Education Studies. In 2013, she became the founding director of the School of Education and Technology. Before teaching, Axe worked for several Greater Victoria companies in accounting, general management and controllership roles. She also spent four years in public practice working on corporate and personal tax assignments. 

Axe is a Chartered Professional Accountant/Certified General Accountant.

 

Education

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PhD

University of Bradford, UK

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MA in Distributed Learning

Royal Roads University

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Bachelor of General Studies

British Columbia Open University

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Post-graduate diploma in research methods

University of Bradford, UK

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Teaching certificate

Durham University

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Learning Facilitator & Instructional Skills Workshop certificates

Royal Roads University