Timna is a teaching specialist lecturer in Early Childhood Education at Flinders University. She teaches science and technologies topics within Early Childhood and Primary Years Initial Teacher Education degrees, in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Before working at Flinders University, Timna was an Educational Designer, a science and technology teacher, and an animal scientist.
Timna has a PhD and an interest in STEM learning and conservation education. Her current scholarship of teaching research focuses on exploring the role of situated learning (at the zoo) and professional learning experiences for pre-service teachers. She has a special interest in supporting teachers to use digital technologies effectively and creatively.
B.App.Sci., B.Teach (Sec), M.Capt.Vert.Mgt., M.Ed, M.Ed(ECT), PhD
Flinders University Teaching Excellence 2021 (College of Education, Psychology and Social Work).
Developing and teaching the science specialisation for Early and Primary Years (curriculum specialisations)
Focus areas: Science and Technologies (Technology, Design and Engineering)
Interest in: Conservation education. Nature-based learning. STEM education for early years. Robotics for children.
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