Paasuke, Dr Philip (Paasuke Consulting)

Paasuke Consulting offers a range of high quality editorial, tutoring/facilitation and elearning consultancy services. Dr Philip Paasuke is a multiskilled elearning professional who has around 25 years of work experience in a variety of roles in the higher education sector, including tutor/lecturer, editor, and online course developer and facilitator. In addition, he has a range of academic qualifications in a number of discipline areas. His commitment to professional learning and self-development is ongoing. Accordingly, his clients can expect to receive a premium level of service, which will add an enormous amount of value to their various products and services.

Contact details

Linden Park SA 5065
8379 8615
0402 892 346


Philip worked as an editor at the Distance Education Centre/Flexible Learning Centre, University of South Australia from 1994 to 2001. His primary responsibility in this position was to edit a broad array of distance education/flexible learning materials.

His other work experience, which has also helped to enhance his editorial expertise, includes the following roles with the University of South Australia and, in the first case, its antecedent institution the South Australian Institute of Technology: Tutor and Lecturer (Aboriginal Task Force and School of Aboriginal and Islander Administration, 1988–1993); Online Adviser (Learning Connection, Flexible Learning Centre, 2001–2003); OUA Program Manager, Flexible Learning Centre (2003–2008). In addition, Philip has also worked in the roles of Online Tutor Supervisor and Project Liaison Coordinator with Open Universities Australia (2008–2012).


Bachelor of Arts, Honours Politics, (University of Adelaide, 1984); Postgraduate Certificate in Learning in the Connected Economy (Open University, United Kingdom, 2004); Master of Arts in Online and Distance Education (with Distinction), (Open University, United Kingdom, 2009). Graduate Diploma in Education (University of Adelaide 2013); Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40110 (Brace Education and Training, 2013); Certificate IV in Small Business Management (Brace Education and Training, 2014); PhD in Social Science (University of South Australia; 2014

Special skills

Academic editing, Desktop publishing, On-screen editing, Project management, Questionnaire design, Report writing, Research, Wordprocessing, Writing and rewriting

Areas of expertise

Australian studies, Business, Economics, Education and training, Government and administration, History, Political science, Social sciences, Social services, Sport, Technology

Computer software capability

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1; Microsoft Excel 365 and 2010; Microsoft Office 365 and 2010
Knowledge of HTML. Use of Microsoft Expression Web

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The Society of Editors (SA) is a branch of IPEd and works actively to support and promote editors and the editing profession, both in South Australia and nationally. As a member of IPEd, you will have access to a variety of benefits.



The 8th IPEd National Editors Conference, Advancing Our Profession, will be held in Brisbane from 13 to 15 September 2017.

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