Sivanes Phillipson is Swinburne University’s Professor of Education and Associate Dean International. She is also the Routledge Editor for Evolving Families Series, a series that focuses on issues, challenges and empirical best practices surrounding evolving families that impact upon their survival, development and outcomes. Sivanes’ research interest and experience centres around family studies in particular parental engagement in early learning and care as the basis for children’s formal learning and whole wellbeing. Her most recent work from an ARC Linkage is a resource website, www.numeracyathome.com that facilitates and enables parents and educators to engage in early mathematical learning. Her previous work includes the Australian Scholarship Groups Australia and New Zealand Parent Report Card project 2015-2017. The 2017 report has had extensive media outreach across the nation both in Australia and New Zealand (e.g., http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-10/cultural-backgrounds-divide-parents-on-education/9033432).