Leadership team profiles

The Academic Development Team is led by the Director of Learning & Training with a focus on the scope and sequencing of curriculum from P-12, discipline specific pedagogy, classroom innovation, teaching for learning, assessment and data analysis, staff peer observations, professional learning and customised support for student learning. 

Staff in the Academic Development Team are ready to assist with questions or issues related to curriculum, assessment or learning in respective subject areas. 


Lauren Downs

Jun 13, 2018, 10:02 AM
Position : Dean of Science
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Attending Macquarie University in Sydney and Massey University in New Zealand, I graduated with a BSc in Biochemistry and a Graduate Diploma in teaching. After teaching in Canada and New Zealand, I completed a Master of Education with a focus on effective teaching practices/pedagogies in Biology and Chemistry.

Now in my 9th year at Redlands College, I greatly value being able to connect with students both inside and outside the classroom in order to help them maximise their learning opportunities. A particular interest of mine is to help students to connect with extra-curricular Science programs, research organisations and universities in order to enrich student learning in and excitement about Science.

As Dean of Science, I am grateful to be working with a team of teachers who have the privileged opportunity to help students explore and understand the handiwork of our supreme Creator.