Karen Du Plessis - Christian Heritage College

Karen Du Plessis

Phone Number (07) 3347 7914


Karen studied at the university of Pretoria and immigrated to Australia in 2005. Before emigrating to Australia, she worked as a lecturer in statistics at the University of Pretoria. Karen started working in Australia as a data analyst on the automation of reports for TAFE. In 2008 she started working at CHC in data and reporting. Karen is a sessional lecturer in data analytics and mathematics. If not working at CHC, she involved in government and research projects as a research professional. 


  • Master of Science (University of Pretoria, 2000) 
  • Honours in Natural Science (University of Pretoria, 1989) 
  • Bachelor of Natural Science (University of Pretoria, 1988) 

Research Interests

  • Property and finance 

Professional Experience

  • Business, Information Systems and data analysis 


Collet, C., Hine, D., & Du Plessis, K. (2015). “Employability skills: perspectives from a knowledge-intensive industry”. Education + Training, 57(5), 532 – 559. 


  • Growing Australian Businesses (2012)University of Queensland, Dr Martie-Louise Verreynne Teaching & Educational Development Institute: University of QueenslandAcademic Integrity Part I (2012) 
  • Teaching & Educational Development Institute: University of Queensland – Academic Integrity Part II (2013) 
  • Verreynne, M., Waye, V., Steen, J., Knowler, J., Du Plessis, K. (2016) Innovation in the Australian Legal Profession
  • Regional innovation Benchmark (2018/2019) Sunshine Coast, Dr MJ Scheepers
  • Regional innovation Benchmark (2019/2020) Sunshine Coast and Brisbane, Dr MJ Scheepers 


BZ106, BZ201, MT110, MT111 

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