As Director of Research and Practice, Dr Sebire leads the School’s tertiary partnerships, research initiatives, and pedagogical strategy that ensures both our students and staff participate and contribute to the conversation around exemplary education.

Responsible for our Professional Learning Framework, Dr Sebire leads the development opportunities, including our Fellowship (and bursaries), to ensure staff continue to be lifelong learners and are given every opportunity to excel in their roles.

With an extensive background in education, both as a teacher and a researcher, Dr Sebire also consults on matters relating to technology, design literacy, screen time, and adolescent attention spans to a range of schools, organisations and the media. This includes the Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership, the Department of Education, the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Education, and the VCAA Design Research Expert advisory panel. He currently is a sessional academic, teaching future and current educators in the Masters of Teaching and Masters of Education units at the University of Melbourne.

Dr Sebire’s PhD thesis is titled "Learning in the Age of Distraction: Assessing the efficacy of technology integration on adolescent learning”.