Alice Leung begun her teaching career in 2007 and is currently Head Teacher Secondary Studies at Concord High School where she leads whole school technology, STEM, high potential and gifted education, whole school assessment, data analysis, academic coaching and the school library. Prior to this, Alice held various statewide curriculum support roles with the NSW Department of Education in future focused learning, STEM and Stage 6.
Alice has also been involved in UNSWGlobal and the National Assessment Program in Science Literacy. She has worked with the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) on designing and implementing their summer school programs for high school students in low socio-economic areas as well as UTS’ Inspire Science professional development program for science teachers.
Alice has numerous received awards in recognition of her teaching, including the NSW Department of Education’s early career teaching award, the 2011 Microsoft Innovative Teachers Award, the Australian Council of Educational Leaders Mary Armstrong award, NSW Department of Education’s innovative use of technology award, 2012 NSW Minister’s Quality Teaching Award and third place in 2012 Microsoft Partners in Learning Award for Cutting Edge Use of Technology. In 2014 she was awarded the NSW Science and Engineering Award for Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education.
Alice is the NSW Teachers Federation Representative for her school and President of the Inner West Teachers Federation.