Lauren Sayer started her career in Melbourne's western suburbs and quickly rose to leadership positions in educational innovation and middle years pedagogy. Lauren recent roles have included Head of Education at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne where she championed the cause for world class pedagogy and continuous learning for those students who were not able to attend school in a traditional setting as well as strengthening partnerships between the student's school, hospital and family during periods which posed many challenges.
As Director of Digital Learning at Haileybury, Lauren was able to spearhead the effective integration and application of educational technology across the school. Lauren was responsible for overseeing the implementation of online, continuous reporting and feedback through the schools content / learning management system as well as (with her team) rapidly prepare the entire Haileybury school community for the transition to online learning with the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020.
Lauren is now part of the executive of Melbourne Girls Grammar School where she is developing best practice in learning technology, digital literacy and building an evidence base for modern digital capability as director of the school's Centre for Educational Enterprise.