June 14, 2019

Alithea Westerman

Alithea serves as Executive Officer of the Australian Association of Christian Schools. She is a lawyer who has also worked as a government staffer in education policy, from school funding and governance to indigenous education and STEM. Description Re-imagining Politics and Place in Community Re-imagine everything you think about Australian politics and hear the common…

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March 7, 2019

Andrew Goelst

Andrew was Manager – Risk, WHS and Compliance for Tasmanian Catholic Education overseeing 37 Schools, with 3500 staff and 16000 students. He modernised the WHS System to become risk aware not risk adverse. Outside of work he is happily married with four children and is Board Chairman of the Launceston Christian School. Description Re-imagining Children’s…

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April 1, 2019

Bronwyn Wong

Bronwyn is passionate about educating students who will imbue God’s Kingdom, Bronwyn is working towards finishing a PhD in education, focusing on ‘shalom’. She is the Head of Middle and Senior Schools at Tyndale Christian School—Sydney—where she also teaches English. Bronwyn is married to Fred and mother to two boys. Description Re-imagining the English Classroom…

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March 13, 2019

Dr Christopher Prior

Previously a principal within the Christian school sector, Chris works as the Deputy Principal of the National Institute of Christian Education and the Christian Education National SEO for Victoria. His academic interests include the relationship between faith and learning, Christian pedagogy, school culture, and leadership practice. Description Re-imagining Christian School Leadership – Dabbling in leadership…

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March 25, 2019

Dan Fennell

Dan is a graduate in education (Flinders) and theology (Ridleyand London). Since 1998 he has served as Biblical Foundations Coordinator across five campuses of the Sekolah Pelita Harapan Foundation in Jakarta, Indonesia, and as preaching pastor at Jakarta International Christian Fellowship. Dan’s passion is training Christians to understand the whole story of God for personal…

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February 13, 2019

Darren Spyksma

Darren is a Director of Learning for the Society of Christian Schools in British Columbia. Seeing life and school through the eyes of his teenage kids, Darren supports school leaders and teachers in developing a deeper understanding of the role of teacher identity in faith formation. His work supporting practicing teachers through ongoing professional development…

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June 27, 2019

Dave Youl

Dave is the Director of ICT at Covenant Christian School, Sydney, but he isn’t your typical “IT Guy”. With a background in business he retrained as an HSIE teacher before starting to play with digital technology. He is passionate about allowing the gospel to shape all parts of the “business” that is a school. Description…

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June 21, 2019

David Grey

David has been involved with Leighland Christian School for 30 years, twenty-three years working as the Business Manager, his current role. He is currently a director on three boards in Tasmania, involved in; Family Support Services, Suicide Prevention and a Holiday Resort Company. He is also a member of the Commonwealth Block Grant Committee for…

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March 15, 2019

Dee Little

Once a public school teacher, curriculum officer and deputy principal, Dee was led to Christian education in 2004. Since then she has served with NT Christian Schools as a teacher, Board member and system-level project officer, and now teaches Year 1&2 at Palmerston Christian School. Dee is passionate about seeing all aspects of school life…

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March 28, 2019

Ed Noot

Ed loves his family, friends, food, golf and ice hockey. He passionately believes that Christian education is as relevant and necessary today as it ever has been, and it brings him great joy to serve in an organization that seeks to help Christian schools flourish. Ed has been blessed with amazing leadership opportunities throughout his…

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