Leadership and, for, through, with, by, from learning

Dr David Gurr

David is involved in consultancy work in the Victorian school system including conducting government school reviews and independent school inspections, and involvement in a range of professional learning programs for the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and the Catholic Education Office, Melbourne. David is actively involved with the Australian Council for Educational Leaders having served on both the Victorian and national committees, including several years as the national vice president (publications and research), and through publication work as the past editor of Hot Topics, Monograph and Leading and Managing. He was made a fellow of the Victorian branch of the ACEL in 1999, a national fellow of ACEL in 2006, and awarded the National Presidential Citation for 2004.

Professor Rehabeam Katengela Aualar

Ray is Professor of Educational Management and Administration and Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Namibia. He is an expert in educational management, quality assurance, supervision, curriculum development, strategic planning and administration, professionalism and ethical conduct.  He teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Professor Auala, a son of the Namibian soil, is a Professor by scholarly research, publishing, academic merit, peer assessment and promotion.  He is committed to high level of discipline and hard work.

Mrs Eugenia Lim



Professor Neil Cranston

Neil is Professor (Educational Leadership & Curriculum) in the School of Education, University of Tasmania. He is also Adjunct Professor, Department of Education, Unitec Institute, New Zealand. Neil researches, consults and lectures in the area of leadership, management and change. His particular interests include educational leadership in changing times, aspiring leaders and the preparation and learning of educational leaders. He is a Fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders, Fellow of the Queensland Institute for Educational Administration, Fellow of the Australian College of Educators and received the Nganakarrawa Award from ACEL in 2009. He has recently co-edited two books with Lisa Ehrich, Australian School Leadership Today and What is this thing called leadership? Prominent Australians tell their stories.