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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

Martine Letts (Deputy Chair)
Martine Letts (Deputy Chair) 

Founding Group CEO
Asialink, The University of Melbourne

Darryl Buchanan
Darryl Buchanan

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

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

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

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Martin Clery

Executive Director, Statewide Services
Department of Education, WA

Malcom Elliot

Malcolm Elliott
Australian Primary Principals Association

Megan Kelly

Megan Kelly
Executive Director, Educational Standards
Department of Education, NSW

Kerry Hudson
A/Executive Director - Teaching and Learning Services
Department of Education, NT

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

Asia Education Foundation 2019

2023 TBC

Catholic Education South Australia
representing National Catholic Education Commission

Andrew Pierpont-2020
Andrew Pierpoint
Australian Secondary Principals Association

Robyn Rosengrave

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

Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Education Services Australia

Deonne Smith
Deonne Smith
Executive Director, Curriculum and Learning
Department for Education, SA

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Linda Vaughan  

Executive Director, International Education Division
Department of Education and Training, VIC

Kathryn Wakefield

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

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