Anne Hardacre, MED, MIR, BED, BA (Honours), CHRP

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Anne Hardacre,
MED, MIR, BED, BA (Honours), CHRP


Anne Hardacre has spent more than seven years teaching and developing in-class and hybrid curriculum for George Brown College in the human resources diploma and post-diploma programs. She holds both a Masters of Industrial Relations (with a specialization in Human Resources) and a Masters of Education degree.

Anne has over 20 years’ experience in education and industry in progressively more responsible human resources generalist and specialist roles including managerial positions. She has worked for both private and public organizations developing and implementing performance management programs with emphasis on recruitment/selection, training, compensation and career development. She also has experience with high school, college and university teaching and curriculum development in both the classroom and on-line environments for human resources and business management programs.

Academic Credentials

Master of Education, Queen’s University, 2012

Master of Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Queen’s University, 1991

Bachelor of Education, Business Studies/Adult Education, University of Toronto, 1990

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Major: Economics, Minor: Political Science, York University, 1988

Certified Human Resource Professional, 1997

Areas of Specialization

Human Resources Management

Areas of Expertise

Career Planning and Development

Online/Hybrid Course Development and Instruction

Career Highlights

Progressively more responsible positions in both the profit and non-for-profit sectors including the New Home Warranty Program, the King Edward Hotel, Apotex Inc. and Imperial Oil

Positions – HR Generalist, HR Advisor, HR Manager and Recruitment Manager

Other Activities

Doctorate work in online/hybrid education in various international contexts as well as domestic programming

Curriculum design and teaching of distance programming

Member – University of Toronto, Research Group, Online Education Research Forum, 2014-present

Conference Presenter – Canadian Society of Educators’ Conference, University of New Brunswick, 2011

Conference Presenter – Gateway Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, 2011

Conference Presenter, Poster Presenter, Committee Member – Graduate Student

Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, 2008-09, 2011


Queen’s University Graduate Award for academic performance