A Forum About the Future of Education Design
Elizabeth is an activist, researcher, writer and presenter with experience in schools and higher education. She is currently an honorary fellow in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. Her interest in physical and virtual spaces has led her to research the use of technologies and new learning spaces during periods of rapid development in these fields in England and Australia. A keen learner who has completed several massive open online course, she also supports professional learning for educators. At the Australian Council for Educational Research, she led the registration, development and online provision of postgraduate courses, while she previously managed a large portfolio of projects relating to teaching and learning as Director of Research and Evaluation in the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
In 2017, horrified by the continuing low proportion of women receiving Australian Honours, she co-founded Honour a Woman, aiming to achieve gender equality in the awards.