Team Category: TLN Presenter 1

Kylie Busk
TLN Presenter
I started work as a secondary teacher in 1996 working in a range of short-term casual roles in government and independent schools prior to starting ongoing work. I had a wonderful year of teaching in a regional secondary school in Buckingham but predominately my teaching experience was in large a Catholic Boys school in Melbourne. I’m a trained Teacher-Librarian and held leadership roles in curriculum/subject areas before becoming a VET/VCAL/Pathways Coordinator.
Aleryk Fricker
TLN Presenter
Aleryk is a proud Dja Dja Wurring man whose ancestors come from around central Victoria. He is currently an academic at RMIT University and a former primary and secondary teacher. His research focuses on the ways that the education system in Australia can be decolonised to support the learning of all students.
Rose Major
TLN Presenter
Rose has worked as an early childhood teacher, a primary school teacher and a playgroup facilitator in both indoor and outdoor settings. She has been part of the not-for-profit network and professional learning group the Early Childhood Outdoor Learning Network (ECOLN) since it’s inception in early 2014.
Brendan Tollit
TLN Presenter
15 years of teaching single sex and co-education across Australia and the UK. Passion for collaborative learning and fostering wellbeing in education. Have had POL’s in Student Management and Relationships, Arts Curriculum and VCAL
Amy Cotton
TLN Presenter
Amy Cotton is an advocate of early career teacher opportunities and induction, equitable education experiences for all and the professionalism of all teachers. She has a keen interest in digital education experiences. Amy has experience teaching in many NSW schools.
Keith Heggart
TLN Presenter
Keith Heggart, PhD, is Lecturer in Learning Design at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Before this, he’s worked as a high school teacher and leader in both Australia and the United Kingdom, as well as being a union organiser and freelance learning designer.
Iain Reed
TLN Presenter
I have worked in the Catholic Education sector in Melbourne for 10 years after starting my career in the UK. I have experience across all levels of primary education and I am currently a Mathematics and Intervention leader. I am passionate about Mathematics and STEAM, particular engaging girls and the parent community into mathematical learning.
Anson Li
TLN Presenter
Hello, my name is Anson. I was born in Xiamen, which is a coastal city in southeast of China. I have attained a B.A of English Language and Literature in Shanghai, and a Master of Teaching from University of Melbourne. Currently, I am a Kindergarten teacher at FROEBEL Parkville.
Mary Steuten
TLN Presenter
Mary has been teaching in Special Education since 1990 and has worked in special schools in Colac, Melbourne, Blackwood and now Geelong. She also spent 18 months working as a travelling teacher with Mansfield Autism Statewide Services.
Gai Lindsay
TLN Presenter
Gai Lindsay is a lecturer and coordinator of flexible students and the professional Partners in Practice (PPP) Mentor program for the Bachelor of Education- The Early Years. Her PhD research explored the visual art beliefs and pedagogy of Australian early childhood educators.