Linda has a BSc in Chemistry and Mathematics and a Dip Ed from Monash University. She has 34 years’ experience teaching secondary school Chemistry, Maths, Science and Psychology including 20 years in school leadership. Linda was a DET Teaching and Learning coach (Numeracy and Science) and part of the project team involved in the development of Quantum Victoria. She is passionate about engaging students in Science and Mathematics and fostering their curiosity to understand the Science and Mathematics of the world around them.
Mahaelia is a leading teacher and primary specialist deeply passionate about STEM education, focusing on science, engineering, and cybersecurity. She enjoys designing engaging learning experiences to inspire curiosity and creativity among her students. Mahaelia has served as editor for the STAV Primary Journal - Let's Find Out and the Expanding Horizons Student Events Manager, committed to providing enriching experiences and access to industry experts for both primary and secondary students, fostering their interest and understanding in diverse fields.
David is a Network Engineer, IT Administrator, and Software Developer with a range of experiences in IT, management and teaching across the school and university sectors. He brings over 20 years of varied IT experience and manages the ICT/AV infrastructure at the Centre.
Yuvadee has over 30 years’ experience as a Laboratory Technician across both the University and School sectors and manages the Lab at Quantum Victoria. Yuvadee supports the delivery of student and teacher programs at Quantum Victoria and has served as the Lab Tech representatives on the Council of the Science Teachers' Association of Victoria (STAV) for a period of 6 years.
Sarah has a background as a cyber security professional, specializing in ethical hacking and secure API development. In addition to her technical abilities, she has a strong passion for mathematics and loves to solve problems great and small. Sarah's interests extend beyond the tech industry, as she also has a fascination with meteorology and geology.
Annaliese is excited about sharing her passion for STEM education and utilises her expertise as a science communicator and extensive experience in teaching science and mathematics in secondary schools.
Anthony is passionate about bringing his industry knowledge and experience in Engineering and ICT into the classroom to help students understand how their learning and skills relate to industry applications and workplaces.
Jakin brings a wide range of experience working in Communications, the Fitness industry, and Defense to his role in teaching and learning at Quantum Victoria. He is passionate about building student confidence and agency in STEM through inquiry-based problem solving as students engage in the Quantum Victoria programs.
Julia is passionate about incorporating a range of approaches to support teaching and learning by recognising the transformative potential in STEM education and is currently completing her Masters in Teaching.
Toni brings over 35 years of experience in teaching and learning in secondary science, mathematics and physics in her role as a developer of Senior Physics and Mathematics Portal programs. Toni has developed the Unit 1-4 Physics and Unit 3 -4 General Mathematics Online Modules and Revision Courses.
Currently completing her teaching qualification, Anita has a background in Discrete Mathematics & Operations Research. She has a passion for learning and inspiring students to think practically about the application of STEM in the everyday world around them. Outside of work she enjoys building and racing JDM and Euro cars.