Rekha Koul is Associate Professor at STEM Research Group, School of Education and Dean International in the Faculty of Humanities Curtin University, Perth, Australia. Her expertise lies in the development, refinement and validation of questionnaires; investigations of the effects of classroom environments on student outcomes; evaluation of educational programs; teacher action research aimed at improving their environments and evaluation of curriculum. Her publication record includes one authored and seven edited volumes, four book chapters and many journal articles published in peer-reviewed journals.
Rachel Sheffield is Associate Professor in the School of Education at Curtin University, Australia, and is a passionate science educator. She researches and publishes in science and STEM education and professional identity and is currently exploring the transversal competencies and their role in STEM. Rachel has won several faculty, university and national awards for teaching excellence and was awarded an Executive Endeavour Fellowship in 2016. She is also Chair of the prestigious Curtin Academy.
Leonie McIlvenny is an educator and curriculum consultant who has worked across all educational systems and sectors in Western Australia. She currently works as Sessional Lecturer and Research Assistant at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. She researches and publishes in the areas of school libraries, information literacy, digital literacy and 21st-century (transversal) competencies. Leonie has written and published numerous articles around these topics and has presented at local, national and international conferences.