Ms Lian Van Veen

Ignite Experience Coordinator

Careers & Employers Liaison Centre

place Professional Services Building (Level 1)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Lian is a highly committed and self-motivated educator, having 10 years of practical teaching experience as Special Education Teacher in secondary education in The Netherlands where she also fulfilled the roles of both student counselor and teachers' coach. Since her arrival in Australia in 2003, Lian has worked with both young people and adults from various backgrounds in many capacities. She worked at The Smith Family, connecting disadvantaged children and young people to learning opportunities in local communities and encouraging them to participate in their education whilst administering financial assistance to help families afford the cost of their children's essential education items. Lian also worked in both the Disability Employment Network and Personal Support Program, facilitating and supporting participants access a range of employment support programs, providing counseling and support to enable non-vocational barriers to be overcome.
Qualifications
Bachelor of Education: "Teacher Training in Secondary Education", The Netherlands
Graduate Certificate: "Special Education Teacher, Learning Method Supporting Education", The Netherlands
Key responsibilities

Lian currently works as the Ignite Experience Coordinator with the Careers and Employability Services at Flinders University, facilitating mentorships between industry professionals and Flinders University students. Students receive guidance, industry insights and advice and first-hand practical understanding of their chosen profession and industry. Mentors gain an opportunity to develop and apply their leadership, coaching and people development qualities, while gaining access to up-to-the-minute insights and new ideas.

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