Chris Buswell

Teaching Fellow

Mountain Creek State High School QLD

When Chris Buswell led the International Baccalaureate program at Mountain Creek State High School, students excelled both academically and holistically.

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Sharon Case

Teaching Fellow

Mossman State School QLD

Sharon Case has spent 30 years teaching the Japanese language and as Head of Teaching and Learning at Mossman State School where more than half the students are Indigenous, it seemed right to introduce the local Aboriginal language.

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Scott Dirix

Teaching Fellow

Salisbury East High School SA

Scott Dirix thinks of himself as a rogue in education whose aim is to make school work for disengaged students marginalised both in society and on campus. Scott now teaches at Indie School (SA).

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Wendy Goldston

Teaching Fellow

Frenchville State School QLD

Wendy Goldston has drawn on her almost 30-year career to design and lead an unparalleled program which is transforming learning and bringing out the best in identified high achievers at her Central Queensland primary school.

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Matthew Knight

Teaching Fellow

Cobram Primary School VIC

When Matthew Knight was made principal of Cobram Primary School in rural Victoria in 2016, he set what he calls “man on the moon” targets, aimed at turning the whole school’s attitudes and outcomes around in five years.

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Julie Murphy

Teaching Fellow

Elizabeth Vale School SA

Elizabeth Vale School in Adelaide’s northern suburbs has almost doubled in enrolments since Julie Murphy became principal eight years ago.

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Jay Page

Teaching Fellow

Goodna State School QLD

As a technology specialist and pedagogical coach at an Ipswich primary school, Jay Page has a vision to prepare students and teachers for an unknown future.

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Jacklyn Roberts

Teaching Fellow

Wagaman Primary School NT

Jacklyn Roberts only moved from Queensland to Darwin two years ago and is already making a big difference to Northern Territory schooling. Jacklyn is now the Principal of Bakewell Primary School (NT).

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Dr Scott Sleap

Teaching Fellow

Cessnock High School NSW

Dr Scott Sleap is a great example to students in the NSW Hunter region that science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) can be a pathway to brilliance.

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Warren Symonds

Teaching Fellow

Mount Barker High School SA

When he took over as principal at Mount Barker High School nine years ago, Warren Symonds was confronted with a school in crisis – it needed a fresh injection of confidence and success.

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Jennie Vine

Teaching Fellow

Wooranna Park Primary School VIC

As Vice Principal at Wooranna Park Primary School – a school where most students are from disadvantaged backgrounds and behavioural issues loomed large, Jennie Vine realised that Year 10 students often struggled with making informed decisions, becoming frustrated and “displaced”.

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Lisa Young

Teaching Fellow

South Kalgoorlie Primary School WA

Primary school teacher Lisa Young says she is incapable of walking away from an issue that disadvantages a child.

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