Karin is an educator committed to fostering understanding, deep thinking and learning, helping young people live their rights and be who they can be. Her career has included teaching from preschool to postgraduate levels, senior executive positions and the establishment of collaborations with renowned international educators, leaders and organisations including Project Zero at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Karin has also been, and continues to be, greatly inspired by the work and ideas of Reggio Emilia.
Her roles have included inaugural Director of The Rosenkranz centre for Excellence and Achievement at Bialik College, inaugural Director of the Development Centre at Independent Schools Victoria, faculty member at Project Zero Summer Institutes: Project Zero Classroom and Future of Learning, co-author of the book, Making Thinking Visible together with Ron Ritchhart and Mark Church. She has also been inspired by the work of Janusz Korczak, Dream a Dream and The Feuerstein Institute.
Karin works independently and internationally as an education consultant, researcher, volunteer with sick children and children’s rights initiatives and develops projects responding to current needs. Recently Karin, by invitation, presented at a conference in Geneva on Children as Defenders of Human Rights.