Jorja has been involved in Environmental Education for over 20 years and has worked in a variety of formal and non-formal education settings. These roles have included positions at Zoos Victoria, Glenelg-Hopkins CMA and a variety of classroom roles with a specialty in VCE Biology and Environmental Science. Jorja left the classroom in 2008 and has been working with Deakin University for the past 10 years. During this time, she completed her Master of Education focussing on environmental education and is now in the final phase of her PhD which explores the VCE Environmental Science study design and novel pedagogical practices. Jorja maintains an environmental education teaching and research position at Deakin University in addition to joining the EEV team four years ago. Her role as the EEV VCE Environmental Science Support Officer was expanded in 2020 to include Secondary & Tertiary Liaison Manager.