Senior Education Consultant
NSW - Sydney Metro
Specialties
Researcher
Consultant

I bring extensive experience in education including curriculum development, project evaluation and educational research.

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DDG Consulting - Senior Education Consultant
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Development
Learning Assessment
VET Compliance
Responsibilities
  • Analyse and develop curriculum and assessment tasks and documentation to comply with requirements of national training framework.
Achievements
  • On time and accurate completion of numerous curriculum development tasks.
Save the Children International - Research Consultant
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Thailand
Specialties
Researcher
Responsibilities
  • Conduct research into the education systems and basic education curricula in nine refugee camps
  • Manage and conduct the research, analyse data, write the report, present to stakeholders, supervise research team
Achievements
  • Completed research with recommendations for greater efficiency and quality of educational delivery
ZOA - Project Evaluator
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Thailand
Specialties
Project Evaluation
Responsibilities
  • Design and conduct an evaluation of the education program in seven refugee camps on the Thai-Burma border
Achievements
  • Wrote an evaluation report and presented it to stakeholders
UNICEF - Education Consultant
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Specialties
Develop a National Quality Schools Standards Framework
Responsibilities
  • Consult with a wide range of stakeholders to draft the National Quality Schools Standards Framework
  • Develop a school self-assessment tool (SSAT) based on the NQSSF
Achievements
  • Developed the NQSSF and SSAT ready for Ministry of Education approval
CARE International - Project Evaluator
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Specialties
Project Evaluation
Project evaluation
Responsibilities
  • Design, conduct and manage the evaluation of the Young Women in a Young Nation project
  • Report findings to stakeholders
Achievements
  • Project evaluated and findings used for future program design
UNESCO - Science Education Consultant
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Specialties
Consultant
Responsibilities
  • Determine the capacity and quality of elementary and lower secondary (Grades 1-9) science education in Timor-Leste.
Achievements
  • Wrote a report and presented it to Ministry of Education officials.
CARE International - Project Evaluator
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Specialties
Project Evaluation
Project evaluation
Responsibilities
  • Evaluate the Lafaek Media for Community Development project
  • Lead a research team of 20 people to collect data in 4 districts
  • Design, manage, and report on the evaluation
Achievements
  • Evaluation data collected, analysed, and reported, and used for future program development.
Jesuit Refugee Service - Evaluation Consultant
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Thailand
Specialties
Project Evaluation
Responsibilities
  • Design and conduct an evaluation of the basic education system in two refugee camps in northern Thailand
Achievements
  • Wrote an evaluation report and presented it to stakeholders including JRS and EU
UNICEF - Consultant
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Namibia
Specialties
Researcher
Responsibilities
  • Undertook a trend and gap analysis of the barriers to access to equitable and quality
  • Used EMIS data to analyze and report on regional, gender and language group variations in educational indicators
  • Wrote a funding proposal for EU funding ( EUR 1.6m) for a project on Social Accountability and School Governance in the
Achievements
  • Produced national and regional reports for use by the Ministry of Education in educational planning
Osaka International School - Science Teacher, Department Coordinator
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Japan
Responsibilities
  • Teach IB Diploma Biology and MYP Science
  • Manage Science Department including curriculum and budget
  • Assistant Coach, middle school boys' soccer team
Achievements
  • Successfully managed the department, including substantial improvements in use of technology in teaching
UNICEF - Chief of Education Section
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Specialties
Project Manager
Department Manager
Responsibilities
  • Manage the regular and emergency education programme
Achievements
  • Successfully implemented projects in primary curriculum and teacher training
  • Successfully implemented projects in school based management
  • Successfully implemented projects in early childhood education
University of New England - Associate Professor
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Deputy Head of School
Research Centre Director
Responsibilities
  • Deputy Head of School (Research)
  • Supervised international postgraduate students (doctoral and masters)
  • Undertook research in education and development, social justice in education, cultural diversity and science curriculum
  • Developed and taught in-service and pre-service teacher education subjects focusing on social justice in education
  • Director, Centre for Research on Education in Context
Achievements
  • UNE Postgraduate Supervisor of the Year, 2004
University of Western Sydney - Lecturer in Sociology of Education
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
NSW, Australia
Responsibilities
  • Taught Sociology of Education to pre-service teacher education students
University of Western Sydney - Learning Support Lecturer
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Researcher
Teaching
Responsibilities
  • Teach academic skills to science and business students
  • Coordinate the activities of the Learning Development Centre on campus
  • Undertake research on the academic experiences of international students
Goldie College - Head of Science Department
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Solomon Islands
Specialties
science teacher
Science Teacher
Science teacher
Responsibilities
  • Head of Science Department
  • Teach science in Forms 3-5 (high school)
Onesua High School - Head of Science Department
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
Vanuatu
Responsibilities
  • Manage the science department
  • Teach science and mathematics to Form 3 and 4 students
  • Coach the cricket team
Marrara Christian School - Science Teacher
Education & Training - Teachers, Trainers, Uni & Research
NT, Australia
Specialties
science teacher
Science Teacher
Science teacher
Responsibilities
  • Teach matriculation biology
  • Teach junior high science and mathematics

Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
2006 Security in the Field UNICEF No
1996 Doctor of Philosophy Other Flinders University of South Australia No
1991 Master of Arts - Education Other Flinders University of South Australia No
1982 Diploma - Education Diploma Flinders University of South Australia No
1979 Bachelor of Science Other University of Adelaide No

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Advanced)
  • Excel (Advanced)
  • Power Point (Advanced)
  • Inkscape (Intermediate)