Executive Director


Dr Linda McIver has a PhD in Computer Science Education and extensive experience teaching STEM, Data Science, and Computational Science at both Secondary and Tertiary Levels. After pioneering authentic Data Science and Computational Science projects with real impact at John Monash Science School, Linda started The Australian Data Science Education Institute in 2017 in order to ensure that all Australian students have the opportunity to learn STEM and Data Science skills in the context of projects that empower them to solve problems in their own communities.

Author of the upcoming book, Raising Heretics: Empowering our kids to save the world, Linda is an inspiring keynote speaker who has appeared on the ABC’s panel program Q&A, and regularly delivers engaging Professional Development for Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Educators across all disciplines.