Wendy Collins

BCom (UQ), GradDipEd (USQ), MMgt (USQ), CA

Lecturer/
Undergraduate Course Coordinator

Phone: 07 3347 7900
Email: wcollins@chc.edu.au

Research Interests

                    • Engaging student enthusiasm and understanding
                    • Accounting principles and practice
                    • Budgeting and Management Accounting
                    • Enhancing Business Communication
                    • Business Planning for Success
                    • Application of Christian Worldview and Ethics to Business and Finance
                    • Accounting
                    • Financial & Small Business Management

Professional Affiliations

                    • Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
                    • Registered Teacher, Member of Queensland College of Teachers

Personal Interests

                    • Family
                    • Bushwalking, camping and travelling
                    • Home decoration and gardening
                    • Gardening
                    • Indoor Volleyball

Publications

Books

Collins, C., & Collins, W. (2013). Last priority – A journey from brokenness to freedom. Australia: Ark House Press.

Journals

Collins, W, 2011 Inside Teaching “Like Broccoli:  How to turn your student on to accounting – or any subject”, 2 (1), p 41-42
Collins, W 2012 The Australian Educational Leader, “Empathy and sore bottoms”,  Volume 34 Number 1 2012, pp 55-56.
Collins, W 2012 The Christian Teachers Journal, “Biblical Guidelines for the Practice of Accounting”, Volume 20.1, May, pp14 – 16
Collins, W 2013 The Australian Educational Leader, “Survival Suggestions for Sticky Staff Situations”,  Volume 35 Number 1 2013, pp. 43-44.
Collins W 2013 The Australian Educational leader, “Bring in the Organisational Pest Controllers”, Volume 35 Number 2, pp. 44-45
Collins W 2013 The Australian Educational Leader, “Lessons in Managerial Skills from a Humble School Receptionist”, Volume 35 Number 3, pp. 46-47.
Collins W 2013 The Australian Educational Leader, “Atomic LanguageThe Power of Words,”,  Volume 35, Number 4, pp.  22-23.
Collins W, 2014,e-leading Journal, ACEL “Bacon, Eggs and Feedback –The Breakfast of Champions”, January
Collins W, 2014,e-leading Journal, ACEL “Not Another Article on Time Management”, March (8)
Collins, W 2014 The Australian Educational Leader, “The Busy Badge of Honour”,  Volume 36 Number 1, March, pp. 39-40
Collins, W 2014 The Australian Educational Leader, “Public speaking know how – how NOT to sound like a school teacher ”,  Volume 36 Number 2, June, pp. 34-35
Collins W, 2014  e-leading Journal ACEL “How to Love Critics”, June (20)
Collins, W 2014 The Australian Educational Leader, “Mental health – it IS your business”,  Volume 36 Number 3, September, pp. 60-61
Collins W, 2014, e-leading ACEL “An Attitude of Gratitude” Sept (30)
Collins W, 2014 e-leading Journal, ACEL “How to Network without feeling Awkward”, November (39)
Collins W, 2015 The Australian Education Leader, “What’s your ‘third space’? – A principal’s guide to looking after yourself”, Volume 37 Number 1, February, pp. 43-44
Collins W, 2015 Education Today, “ ‘Accounting’ is not a dirty word”, Term 1, March, pp. 46-47
Collins W, 2015, e-leading Journal, ACEL,“But I LIKE doing everything myself… stop hogging and start delegating”, March (10).
Collins W, 2015, e-leading Journal, ACEL, “Travel Tips for Teachers, May (16)
Collins W, 2015 Education today, “Budget Basics for Bosses”, Vol 15 (2) Term 2, June, pp.46-47
Collins W, 2015 The Australian Educational Leader, “Threads to Impress – Dress for Success”, Volume 37 (3) September, pp 42-43
Collins W, 2015 Education today, “School Budget Black Holes”,  Vol 15 (3) Term 3, September, pp. 54-55
Collins W, 2015 Education today, “Do you smell a rat?  Dealing with the risk of fraud in your school”, Vol 15 (4), Term 4, pp. 46-47
Collins W, 2015, The Australian Educational Leader, “Servant Leadership”, Volume 37 (4), November
Collins W, 2015, e-leading Journal, ACEL, “Grinch’s Guide to Surviving the Staff Christmas Party”, (October) (36)
Collins W, 2015, The Australian Educational Leader, “How NOT to play favourites with your staff” Volume 38 (1), pp. 42-43
Collins W, 2016, Education Today, “It’s my job to be pedantic”, Vol 16 (1), Term 1, pp. 46-47
Collins W, 2016, e-leading Journal ACEL “Are you a meeting monster?” (March) (7)
Collins W, 2016, Education Today “A Truck load of Accountants”, Vol 16 (2) Term 2, pp. 46-47
Collins W, 2016, The Australian Educational Leader, “Is There Something You’re Forgetting?”, Vol 38 (2), p. 33-34
Collins W, 2016 e-leading Journal, ACEL, “Mind the Gap – Bridging the Generation Gap in your School”, June, (19)
Collins W, 2016, Education Today, “It’s beginning to look a lot like budget time”, Vol 16 (3), Term 3, in press
Collins W, 2016, The Australian Educational Leader, “They called him Flipper – how to be a better decision maker”, Vol 38 (3), in press

Conference Presentations

Collins, W 2014 CHC School of Business – P is for People, August, Missional Business Conference

Collins, W 2015 Associated Christian Schools Developing Leaders Conference, Bring in the Organisational Pest Controllers – dealing with difficult people, Mercure Resort, Gold Coast, 14 July

Collins, W 2015 Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL), Courage & Commitment to Lead  National Conference, Bring in the Organizational Pest Controllers – dealing with difficult people, Hilton, Sydney, 30 September

Collins, W 2016 GROW Conference, Associated Christian Schools and Christian Schools Australia, Workshop presentation Bring in the Organizational Pest Controllers – dealing with difficult people, Brisbane, 11 July

Collins, W 2016 CHC School of Business, Tourism with a Twist, Missional Business Conference, Brisbane, 9 August