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About Dr Elizabeth Hartnell-Young (Consultant)

Elizabeth's particular interests are professional learning, mobile technologies, new learning spaces and large scale digital systems such as eportfolios.
Her immediate past position at ACER was as Director of the ACER Institute, offering evidence-based professional learning and registered higher education programmes. She was also a Director of ACER's Reforming Educational Assessment project.
Elizabeth has experience in school education as a teacher, professional development coordinator and principal in large secondary schools, as well as higher education experience in Australia and the UK. She was Director, Research and Evaluation, in the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in Victoria for four years. From 2006 to 2008, she was an international research fellow in the multidisciplinary Learning Sciences Research Institute at The University of Nottingham. While in the UK she was an expert consultant for the UK’s Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) in the higher education sector, and was a finalist in the UK’s national Handheld Learning awards in 2008.


Present Consultant. Former Director, ACER Institute, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Refereed Articles (10)

Books (2)

Contributions to Books (8)

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