ROBYN EMERSON (B.A. Dip. Ed.)
Robyn is a qualified teacher of senior English and Media Studies. Her teaching experience includes working as Aboriginal Liaison Officer at Darwin High School and then subsequently as a Disadvantaged Schools Consultant dealing with the funding for schools with large Koorie populations in the Melbourne metropolitan area, especially around West Heidelberg and Warburton. She also has experience in Year 12 exam moderation for English Expression.
Since EMDA’s initial conception in 2001 Robyn has been conducting the Qualitative Research and Consumer Calibrations for many of our clients including Camberwell Grammar School, Mentone Grammar School, The Geelong College, Fairfax Media and The Laminex Group. Her exceptional skills in interpreting the meaning behind what people say, combined with real empathy and creative curiosity in dealing with a huge range of different respondents make her a highly skilled and experienced moderator for any research project. Qualitative research is a highly detailed methodology and Robyn does all transcriptions of all her groups herself, to form an intricate, specific, substantiated and comprehensive report for the client.
Robyn is also an experienced artist and writer, painting in many mediums, including the encaustic medium, working on large abstract expressionist canvases. Her creative work and examples of her writing can be seen on her website: www.robynemerson.com.au.