Dr Rebecca Vivian, EdTech SA Leader of the Year Award
Our very own Dr Rebecca Vivian was awarded the EdTech SA Leader of the Year award on World Teacher's Day in October in Adelaide!
Rebecca is a Senior Research Fellow and Project Lead in the Computer Science Education Research Group (CSER), The University of Adelaide. Since 2014, Rebecca has been the Lead Learning Designer for CSER’s national teacher training program in K-12 Digital Technologies engaging over 40,000 teachers and expanding to include training in AI, AR, VR and cyber security.
Rebecca's interdisciplinary research spans technology-enhanced learning, K-12 Computer Science (CS) education, professional learning and STEM engagement, and has been published in high-quality CS education journals, conferences and reports for government and industry.
Rebecca’s research has informed the development of education resources and policy in Australia, such as the Digital Technologies Hub, Girls in STEM Toolkit, and the National Innovation and Science Agenda. Dr Vivian is passionate about engaging more students, particularly girls and women, in STEM and enhancing Technology education within local and national STEM initiatives.