Roxana Aguilar Alonso

Roxana was granted the Bachelor of Pedagogy degree by the National Autonomous University of Mexico and received the Master of Educational Studies degree by The University of Queensland and the Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) by the University of the Sunshine Coast. Roxana has experience working in the not-for-profit sector and as a teacher in Mexico and Australia. In Mexico, Roxana worked as a numeracy facilitator and as a primary school teacher. whilst in Australia, Roxana has worked as a teaching assistant at tertiary level. As a volunteer in the not-for-profit sector, Roxana co-developed a handbook for an environmental education program in Mexico and assisted in the delivery of English as a Second Language (ESL) lessons in Australia.

Roxana is currently completing her PhD and leading an evaluation of two components of the All School Program. a Relationships and Sexuality Education program delivered to school students by True Relationships and Reproductive Health (formerly Family Planning Queensland). This program targets children in upper primary school (Years 4-6) and involves topics related to child sexual abuse prevention, puberty, human reproduction, body image, media influences, and gender norms.