Andrew Kingsford-Smith is a current Scientia PhD candidate and Casual Academic in the School of Education, UNSW. He has teaching experience at several universities and high schools, and is passionate about bringing evidence-based practices into schools. His research interests focus on student and teacher motivation, engagement, and wellbeing using quantitative analyses. Andrew’s research has been published in both academic journals and professional media outlets. Andrew has worked on several research projects at UNSW, including the “Optimal Music Performance”, “Rural & Regional Education” and “Graduate Ready Schools” projects.