Laura Alexander

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Advisory Committee, Scotland

After a Masters degree in Physics and Electronics Laura worked as a Senior Electronic Design engineer in a variety of sectors, including Defence, Mobile Phones and Telecommunications, becoming a Chartered Engineer through the IET (formerly IEE).

Laura currently works for the Open University, teaching Science and Technology via various online media including Virtual Learning Environments. This work includes creating new online materials for courses and moderating online forums, as well as research into employability and work based learning.

She has experience as a member of a range of community and sporting bodies including community councils, Parent Councils etc.

Laura has 2 young children (6 and 9), and so also has a keen awareness of, and interest in, current initiatives in Primary and Secondary education, eg Curriculum for Excellence, Media Literacy etc.


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