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Interview with Jonathan Lynch
Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand
Dr. Jonathan Lynch started his career as an outdoor educator across primary, secondary and tertiary education in the UK. Moving to Aotearoa New Zealand, he then worked as a Postgraduate Director with the Mind Lab, a future-focussed education company committed to the growth and implementation of contemporary practice in the teaching profession across New Zealand. He has recently taken up a role as Principal Lecturer at Otago Polytechnic (Te Pūkenga). In his research, he is enthusiastic about education beyond the classroom and improving human-environment relations. Informed by posthumanist and new materialist thinking, his research contributes to the fields of place-responsive pedagogy, environmental education, and technology enhanced education.