Dr Geoff Newcombe
CEO, The Association of Independent Schools of NSW
The close and cooperative relationship between the Association of Independent Schools and the NSW Parents' Council, over many years...
Chair, Shore Parents Association 2018
As longstanding members of NSW Parents’ Council, Shore Parents’ Association has benefitted from an organisation that fosters good outcomes...
Professor Geoff Masters AO
Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of the Australian Council for Educational Research since 1998.
Professor Masters has conducted a number of reviews for governments, including a review of examination procedures in the NSW Higher School Certificate; an investigation of options for the introduction of an Australian Certificate of Education; a national review of options for reporting and comparing school performances; reviews of strategies for improving literacy and numeracy learning in government schools in Queensland and the Northern Territory; and a review of senior secondary assessment and tertiary entrance procedures in Queensland. Most recently, Professor Masters worked with the Western Australian Department of Education to develop a Principal Performance Improvement Tool. He is currently undertaking a review of the K-12 school curriculum for the New South Wales Education Standards Authority.
Professor Masters’ contributions to education have been recognised through the award of the Australian College of Educators’ Medal in 2009 and his appointment as an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2014.