Kate Beer

Associate Dean, Anglican Institute

BA (Monash), Grad Cert Prof Supervision (St Marks), Grad Dip Div, MACS (ACT)

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Kate is Melbourne born, but has spent the last ten years as a CMS Missionary, walking alongside Aboriginal ministers and church leaders in the Diocese of the Northern Territory, providing training and support, and assisting local leaders in the development of culturally appropriate ministry resources in local languages. Kate is married to Tavis, who is also an Anglican minister, and they have two adult children.

Teaching Areas

Kate commenced work with Ridley in March 2022 as the Associate Dean of the Anglican Institute. She is passionate about walking alongside those who are discerning and following God’s call to serve him in lifelong ministry. She has experience in training people in the practice of professional supervision of pastoral workers.

Research Interests

Kate completed an MA in 2019 exploring the development of culturally and linguistically appropriate models of providing pastoral supervision in intercultural contexts. She is interested in furthering her research on contextualisation of pedagogies for ministry formation across cultures.

Hobbies & Interests

In her time off Kate likes watching movies with her family, sitting beside a campfire or an ocean, and cooking gluten-free creations which make wheat-eaters drool.

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