Beate Steller, Master of Adult Education, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Specialised in Experienced Based Education, Adult Education and Social Movements, Autobiographical Learning, Adult Education and Cultural Diversity, Contemporary Issues in Adult Education. Bachelor of Social Work with Honours, University of NSW, Specialised in community development work and group work skills. Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training. The Centre for Community Welfare Training, Sydney.
Beate Steller brings over 35 years of experience in a variety of sectors and industries to her role as a Principal Training and Development Consultant. Beate also currently works as a Social Worker/Counsellor and Spiritual Wellbeing Co-ordinator in aged and palliative care. She has been an adult educator since 1992, for the Centre for Community Welfare Training, the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) and Lifeline Sydney. For over a decade Beate has specialized in grief and loss education/counselling and transition counselling and has been on the Board of NALAG (National Association for Loss and Grief) since 2009. She had her first book published in 2017 called Tech-connect –Staying Meaningfully Connected in Aged Care. She has both graduate and post graduate qualifications in Adult Education, Social Work and Nursing, holds a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training. She completed her second Master Degree in Ageing and Pastoral Studies in 2019. Her Masters research was on Mindfulness Meditation Groups in Residential Aged Care and its Relevance Spiritual Growth and Wellbeing. Beate has a history of working with people from Indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds. Beate also holds professional membership with the AASW, the NSW Health Services Profession (as a Registered Nurse), and Spiritual Care Australia.