Dr Luke Touhill has worked in the early childhood education and care sector for more than 20 years as a teacher, director, manager, trainer and lecturer. He earned a PhD from Macquarie University through research that investigated the design of children’s services in Australia. He strongly believes that an organised and well-resourced physical environment influences the quality of education and care practices.
Victoria Petriella is part of the ECA Learning Hub team. She has more than 15 years of experiencing working with children in long day care and outside school hours care programs. Victoria has also held leadership roles centred on helping educators move towards quality and research-based pedagogical approaches.
In addition to working in a variety of education and care services, Victoria is a mentor and learning facilitator for face-to-face workshops, accredited training and online professional learning programs.