Eva Nislev holds a PhD and MEd (Early Childhood), Dip. Montessori Education 3-6(MWEI), Montessori Education 6‐9 (MWEI), Cert. Special Ed, Dip. Children's Services, and Cert IV Workplace Training and Assessment. She has worked at the NSW Dept. Sportand Recreation; state primary schools (NSW), Special Ed. Schools, TAFE, Unemployed Youth Scheme, Dept. Aboriginal Affairs, TAFE Adult Annexure (ESL), Adult Education (night school), and as the Director of a Montessori ECEC. She currently lectures pre-service teachers at a number of universities teaching child development, curriculum and pedagogy, inclusive and safe environments and The Arts and is the senior lecturer for Queensland for the Montessori Institute (3-6 years). Eva also runs Montessori Links, an education consultancy.