- Dr Shiralee Poed brings extensive school-based experience to her work with the Learning Intervention Team. For almost 30 years, Shiralee has worked as a teacher in Australian state, Catholic and independent primary, secondary and special schools, as well as in various senior educational roles. Prior to commencing at the University of Melbourne in 2011, Shiralee was a lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University, Queensland. During 2014 and 2015, Shiralee was seconded to the Victorian Department of Education and Training to lead the implementation of School-Wide Positive Behaviour Support in government schools around the state. As a Senior Lecturer within the Learning Interventions team, Shiralee's research interests include disability discrimination in education, reducing the use of restrictive interventions, and using Positive Behaviour Interventions and Supports with fidelity.