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AEF Council

The AEF Council provides insight and advocacy to support AEF's strategies and programs 

Jim Waterson
Dr Jim Watterston (Chair)

Dean of The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE)
The University of Melbourne

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Penny Burtt (Deputy Chair) 

Group CEO
Asialink, The University of Melbourne

Hamish Curry
Hamish Curry
Executive Director
Asia Education Foundation


Joel Backwell

Joel Backwell
Executive Director
International Education Division, Early Childhood and School Education Group
Department of Education and Training, VIC

Cheryl Best

Cheryl Best
Executive Director
Learning and Business Systems
Department of Education, NSW

Darryl Buchanan
Darryl Buchanan

Associate Chief Executive
Association of Independent Schools NSW
representing Independent Schools Council of Australia


Jason Borton-2020
Jason Borton
Executive Branch Manager 
Education Directorate, ACT

James Burrows 2019
James Burrows 

Manager, Government Education and Training International
Department of Education, TAS

Susan Cameron 2019
Susan Cameron

Executive Director Learning Improvement
Department of Education, SA


David de Carvalho
David de Carvalho 
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Malcom Elliot

Malcolm Elliott
President
Australian Primary Principals Association

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Martin Clery

Executive Director, Statewide Services
Department of Education, WA


Debra Liddiard
Debra Liddiard-Taruminggi
Director International Education and Non-government Schools
Department of Education, NT

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Edmund Misson
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

John Mula

John Mula
Deputy Director
Catholic Education South Australia
representing National Catholic Education Commission


Andrew Pierpont-2020
Andrew Pierpoint
President
Australian Secondary Principals Association

Robyn Rosengrave

Robyn Rosengrave
‎Executive Director, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Department of Education, Queensland

Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Education Services Australia

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