Louise Deehan-Owen

Louise Deehan-Owen

Title: Programme Coordinator New Zealand Validity Licencing / Senior Lecturer

Contact:
Email: ldeehan@manukau.ac.nz
Tel: +64 (0)9 3794997 Ext. 6713

Or contact:
Email: maritime@manukau.ac.nz
Fax: +64 9 379 4999

Qualifications:
B.Ed(Ad), Dip Tech, GCertScTech, NZOM

Biography:
Louise is the Programme Coordinator for the New Zealand Validity Licencing Programmes as well as Yacht Licences.

Louise coordinates and leads teaching in this area, and also assists candidates with course and career planning.

She is involved in contract and company training and has taught and undertaken contracts in the Pacific region and in various locations around New Zealand.

Her background in the towing, charter, and passenger industry allows her to approach training solutions from the operational onboard aspect to the management perspective.

Louise is on the Executive of the Maritime and Seafood Educators Association, providing a direct link between Maritime Educators and Maritime New Zealand. She sits on many advisory groups and is a regular contributor for ‘Professional Skipper’ magazine.

“I have a special interest in the student learning experience, and the student’s ability to transfer their experiences to their working environment. I am passionate in ensuring Maritime education is relevant to the industry, becomes more flexible in its delivery, utilises the latest technology and produces Graduates that are industry capable, and empowered to develop themselves and their career further.” – Louise Deehan-Owen