About us

The Knoei programs are an innovation incubator for high school students and school leavers with university and industry pathways.

We transform innovation education through practical business skills to prepare our youth to be future leaders.

Knoei is the newest program from groei education, an innovative education organisation. Our clients include corporate enterprises, local and state government and industry groups, business communities and schools. We develop innovative learning programs to nurture future-thinking skills through peer and project-based learning.

Our team.

Tara Jacobsen
Program Director

Linda Moller
program coordinator

Chanelle Swanepoel
program facilitator

Darren Ryder
monarch partnerships

Amanda Cole
commercial Director

Elicia Driver
operations coordinator

Shannara Goddard
events & marketing manager


Work with us

We are a fast-growing business with big aspirations
to make sure every student in Australia
has equitable access to our youth innovation programs.

If you’d like to be part of the team, talk to us.

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We’re so excited about youth innovation that we’re constantly assessing new research that redefines the way we will learn and the skills students need for future-ready work.

If this is your passion, too, here are some useful links.

Future Skills

Preparing your child for job success

100 Jobs of the

National Careers Institute : Jobs Report

McCrindle: Equipping students for the new world

McKinsey: Defining skills for the future of work

Australian Skills Report 2021

Youth & Sustainable Development

UN World
Youth Report

Why Young People need to learn about SDG’s

Youth Career Aspirations

OECD report:
Dream Jobs:
Teenagers Careers

World Economic Forum : Work & Skills Survey

Why Teach Entrepreneurship

OECD report:
Entrepreneurship in Education

Monash: Entrepreneurial
Skills in Education


We love to partner with Schools and Industry to deliver learning experiences that help young people make better decisions about their future and provide a space for them to explore what’s possible.

Check out our next major event this year the 2024 Future Skills Summit for High School students from Grade 9 – 12.

Click on the links below to find out more

in 2024 we were excited to partner with

featuring speakers…

Find us

Lab Locations

Students who can’t attend one of these locations for their face-to-face learning can attend virtual learning labs.


Bond University Brisbane
Level 2
433 Boundary St
Spring Hill QLD

Sunshine Coast

University of Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Dr
Sippy Downs QLD 4556

Gold Coast

Bond University
14 University Drive
Robina QLD 4226

Contact Us

phone: 0461 539 837