TWG7: Learning from national policy experiences

Professor Downie is an established national and international researcher with numerous grants, publications and conference presentations, including keynote addresses.

In her role as DVC, Academic, Jill is responsible for Curtin Learning and Teaching and the quality assurance processes of learning and teaching across the University; the Library and Learning Centre; Student Support Services including Counselling and Health Services, Sport and Recreation, Housing, Child Care; Student Services from Admissions though the continuum to Graduation; Academic Registrar's Office; Ethics, Equity and Social Justice, and the Centre for Aboriginal Studies (CAS) and Indigenous strategy.


Professor David Gibson, Director of Learning Futures at Curtin University in Australia and UNESCO Chair of Data Science in Higher Education Learning and Teaching, received his doctorate (Ed.D. Leadership and Policy Studies) from the University of Vermont in 1999 based on a study of complex systems modeling of educational change. His foundational research demonstrated the feasibility of bridging from qualitative information to quantifiable dynamic relationships in complex models that verify trajectories of organizational change.


 TWG7 Discussion Paper // Evolving learning paradigms

Jason Zagami Australia Griffith University Academic
John Dewar Wilson Australia Developing Performance Potential Chief Executive
Joyce Malyn-Smith USA    
Louise Starkey New Zealand Victoria University of Wellington Senior Lecturer
Sandra Elliott USA BrightBytes Director of Partnerships
Stefania Bocconi Italy National Research Council of Italy, Institute for Educational Technology Researcher