Teacher education advisory board

The Teacher Education Advisory Board, established in 2012, has a membership drawn from the broad community served by our teacher-education programs. The draft terms of reference for the board is:

 

Informed by their knowledge and experience of teacher education, the members of the advisory board shall provide advice to the dean of the faculty, the program directors, the associate deans (academic programs; undergraduate and pre-service; postgraduate) in respect to:

  • the nature and quality of the curriculum of the undergraduate, pre-service, and postgraduate teacher education programs (including approaches to professional experiences; directions for development of the structure and content of the courses)

  • proposed development of new or revised courses including changes to professional experience to reflect emerging needs and opportunities

  • any issues needing to be addressed arising from accreditation reports, student evaluation of programs and our own quality assurance processes

  • issues arising from developments linked with national and state policy agendas and priorities

  • innovation of our teacher education programs, potential collaborations, and strategic relationships between the faculty and our stakeholders

  • strengthening our alumni connection.



Teacher Education Advisory board members

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    Title
    Name
    Role
    Institute
  • Dave Cramer
    Mr
    Dave Cramer
    Initial Teacher Education and Professional Learning
    Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW
  • Cathie Burgess
    Dr
    Cathie Burgess
    Lecturer in Education and Aboriginal Studies
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • Jon Callow
    Dr
    Jon Callow
    Program Director, MTeach, Primary
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • Wayne Cotton
    Dr
    Wayne Cotton
    Teacher Education Coordinator
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • Murat Dizdar
    Mr
    Murat Dizdar
    Executive Director Public Schools NSW
    NSW Education & Communities
  • Denis Fitzgerald
    Mr
    Denis Fitzgerald
    Vice President
    NSW Teachers Federation Union
  • Pauline Fitzgerald
    Ms
    Pauline Fitzgerald
    Senior Education Officer
    Learning Services, State Library of NSW
  • Susan Groundwater Smith AM
    Honorary Professor
    Susan Groundwater-Smith AM
    Chair, Teacher Education Advisory Board
    Consultant
  • Debra Hayes
    Associate Professor
    Debra Hayes
    Program Director, Education I–IV
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • David Hirsh
    Associate Professor
    David Hirsh
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • John Healey
    Mr
    John Healey
    Director, Initial Teacher Education and Professional Learning
    Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW
  • Tom Hubble
    Associate Professor
    Tom Hubble
    Deputy Pro Dean (Indigenous and Social Inclusion)
    Faculty of Science
  • Patrick Lee
    Mr
    Patrick Lee
    Former Chief Executive
    NSW Institute of Teachers
  • Jackie Manuel
    Associate Professor
    Jackie Manuel
    Program Director, MTeach, Secondary
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • Diane Mayer
    Professor
    Diane Mayer
    Head of School and Dean
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • Fiona Mueller
    Dr
    Fiona Mueller
    Director, Curriculum
    ACARA
  • Maurie Mulheron
    Mr
    Maurie Mulheron
    President
    NSW Teachers Federation Union
  • Vicki Pogulis
    Ms
    Vicki Pogulis
    Principal
    Glebe Public School
  • Leon Poladian
    Associate Professor
    Leon Poladian
    Associate Professor
    School of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science
  • Angela Rose
    Ms
    Angela Rose
    PhD candidate, casual tudor
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • Alyson Simpson
    Associate Professor
    Alyson Simpson
    Pro Dean (Education)
    Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • Charlotte Taylor
    Dr
    Charlotte Taylor
    Director of Learning and Teaching
    Faculty of Science
  • Steve Wasser
    Mr
    Steve Wasser
    Deputy Principal
    Sir Joseph Banks Secondary School
  • Fances Whalan
    Dr
    Frances Whalan
    Teacher Accreditation Consultant
    Association of Independent Schools of NSW
  • Greg Whitby
    Mr
    Greg Whitby
    Executive Director of Schools
    Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta
  • Christine Wilkinson
    Mrs
    Christine Wilkinson
    President
    Independent Education Union