Lisa is an experienced teacher and school leader. She currently works as a Pedagogical Consultant based in Adelaide, South Australia. Her work supports educators and prior-to-school and primary school leaders to develop site wide plans for pedagogical change. Lisa’s interests include early childhood education and care, imbedding and contextualizing the principles of the Reggio Emilia educational project within learning environments, play, literacy learning, inquiry learning and strengthening children’s connection to nature. She is passionate about pedagogies that see children as capable and competent learners who are skilled in researching life and making connections. Her favourite work is side-by-side with children and educators in their learning settings.
Lisa's workshops and conferences are highly interactive, engaging and fun experiences. Lisa writes a quarterly newsletter and is presently working on ideas for her second book. Her first book was published by Redleaf Press and is titled “Are You Listening? Fostering Conversations that Help Young Children Learn”.