Lauren has extensive global expertise in the education sector having worked on innovative projects with schools, businesses and educational organisations across the UK, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia; developing partnerships with educational bodies to successfully implement change. Her expertise lies in professional coaching and support around teacher and innovative educational change.
Lauren currently leads digital innovation at Haileybury. In this role Lauren leads and collaborates across Haileybury enabling teachers to embrace digital technologies in their professional practice and to use them confidently within the classroom to enhance both teacher professional practice and enhanced student learning. Lauren also is an Education Collaborator with the PWC 21st Century Minds Accelerator Program which is designed to unearth, grow and scales Australia’s best STEM education focused initiatives.
Prior to her work at Haileybury Lauren led pedagogical direction as Head of Teaching and Learning with the Royal Children’s Hospital Education Institute. In this role she worked with a team of educators to implement evidence based innovative pedagogical models to support chronically ill children across Victoria.
Lauren has worked in various roles with the Department of Education, including heading the Innovations and Middle Years at Caroline Springs College and as an ePotential resource officer. Lauren has presented at many conferences around Australia and internationally. Voted by her peers as Information and Communication Technology Education of Victoria’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ in 2007, Lauren brings with her a wealth of experience and an astute understanding of teacher professional learning to ensure best student learning outcomes.