Founder & CoRE Lead
Sharing with her students the love of the Earth, the importance of it and of resources that sustain our lives – by reading rocks, we understand how our Earth evolved and use the evidence to protect us into the future.
In #therealclassroom students tune into the Earth, their curiosity is ignited and lifelong learning begins.
Awaken the scientist in kids, move them onto deeper thinking and learning in contextually-set, authentic, relevant and meaningful environments and they will apply this knowledge and skills turning situations into solutions: Hands-on Science, Hands-on Engineering – this is real STEM Learning.
Vice-Chair & Co-Founder
I am Deputy Director of Questacon – Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre, overseeing the operational aspects of all Questacon’s local, national and international activities.
"CoRE is the future of education where students are encouraged to think laterally, to problem solve and to push boundaries. The graduates from CoRE learn strong self-efficacy and leadership, characteristics that are invaluable in any career path. The natural resources industry has changed significantly over the years and the next round of recruits need to be prepared for an ever-changing landscape.
The CoRE program is so much more than an educational stream, it is the start of a life-long educational journey."