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Emeritus Professor Patrick Garnett (Chair)
A former deputy vice-chancellor of Edith Cowan University (ECU), Professor Garnett has extensive teaching experience in chemistry and science with involvement in the application of new technologies, including online learning.
Professor Garnett holds a PhD in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Education from The University of Western Australia, a Master of Arts in Science Education from the University of Maryland (USA) and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Education by ECU upon his retirement in 2007.
He has extensive experience in educational leadership and management. In his role of deputy vice-chancellor at ECU, he had responsibility for the university’s academic profile, research and research training, quality assurance, human resources, risk management and audit assurance. Prior appointments at ECU included six years as executive dean and five years as head of school.
During his career, Professor Garnett was also involved with the board of Secondary Education and the Secondary Education Authority as a long-standing member of the Chemistry Joint Syllabus Committee. He also chaired two Chemistry Syllabus Review Committees and was examiner and chair of the TAE Chemistry Examining Panel.
Professor David Andrich
Professor Andrich has been Chapple Professor of Education at The University of Western Australia since 2007. He has conducted research at national and State levels on certification and selection into tertiary education.
Professor Andrich has expertise in measurement and standards that will be a valuable asset for the Board and began his outstanding career in education as a teacher at Western Australian public schools.
Ms Cross is a Martu and Yamatji woman with more than 20 years in education, particularly in the mid-west and north-west of Western Australia.
She is a former school principal in north-west Western Australia, has extensive experience in Aboriginal education and has taught at primary and secondary public schools and at tertiary level.
Ms Herley has completed a two-year contract with Curtin University as Director of Partnerships in the School of Education. Previously, she was principal of Iona Presentation College for 15 years.
Dr Ruth Shean
Dr Shean is the Director General of the Department of Training and Workforce Development. She has a long history of involvement in education in Western Australia. Dr Shean brings to the board a great depth of knowledge of the vocational and training sector, as well as previous experience as a public school teacher.
Dr Lennie Barblett
Dr Barblett is a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at the School of Education, Edith Cowan University. As a scholar/teacher her work includes course development, lecturing, tutoring and mentoring in Early Childhood education at the university together with research and development in early childhood education. Her research encompasses a wide range of topics in early childhood education including care innovation and workforce best practice; community partnerships; social and emotional development in young children; and an evaluation of the kindergarten and pre-primary profile. She is a highly experienced educator who has chaired the National Early Childhood Biannual Conference, been a national board member of Early Childhood Australia and the National Facilitator DEEWR/ECA Professional Learning Program on the Early Years Learning Framework.
Dr Bruce Matthews
Dr Matthews was the headmaster at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School from 1998 to 2011. Before that, he was deputy headmaster and head of senior school at Guildford Grammar School.
He has a great deal of relevant, recent experience in school education in a regional setting, as well as experience in both the public and private sectors.
Last Updated: 27/12/2012 10:56