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Amanda Hicks

Working Memory, Learning & Literacy Specialist

Amanda is a highly experienced Educational Consultant & Lecturer on Working Memory and its relationship to learning and reading. Amanda brings to each school and lecture a passion for education and for bridging gaps between research and practical classroom strategies. Not only are her lectures engaging and informative but Amanda is able to make even the most mundane of topics worthy of laughter.
Amanda has recently completed research in Education at the University of Newcastle examining the impact strategy instruction has on children with working memory deficits and reading disabilities. Amanda is dedicated to advocacy and lobbying for change in reading programs in our education system. With over 26 years of experience in education, 100s of lectures to 10000+ teachers across Australia and New Zealand, Amanda is sure to make your PD engaging.

Amber Glajz

Helping teachers navigate through the HSC Business Studies course and prepare their students for success in the HSC examination

Amber Glajz is a dynamic and qualified Humanities Teacher with experience teaching a wide range of subjects from Business Studies, Commerce, History and Geography. She has also had experience teaching the concept-driven and globally focused IB Business Management course. She is a content writer for the Macquarie University HSC Study Lab Online Learning program, applying her expertise in the HSC Business Studies course to assist student learning in a creative, critical and reflective manner. By drawing from her own practice in delivering the Business Studies content and facilitating students to succeed in their prescribed assessments, Amber can support other Business Studies Teachers navigating their way through understanding and teaching this HSC course, and best preparing students for success in the final exam through engaging and innovative activities.

Andrew O'Halloran

Google Classroom, Google Apps, Add-Ons and other ICT enthusiast

I am a secondary high school teacher in my tenth year of teaching. I am currently teaching Economics, Business Studies, Commerce, Geography East Hills Girls Technology High School, and have taught Stage 6 Economics and Ancient History previously at Canterbury Boys' High School.

In my teaching experience thus far I have embraced new technologies for my lesson planning, delivery, reporting and assessment.

I have led a number of professional development days for teachers in our local teaching area and within the school in service of improving teacher knowledge of ICTs as well as delivering over 5000 hours of professional development to teachers through TTA.

Angelo Boutsalis

Teaching Photography and Video Production and Editing.

My job is to help people find solutions in the Photo and Video industries. I am a Classicly trained photographer meaning I actully studied photography for 3 years and shot large format film. this led me to the film industry where my lighting and camera knowledge was highly valued. I now spend most of my time consulting, doing one on one training, Youtube tutorials and doing workshops for brands like RED Digital Cinema, DJI, LightPro. Training people is a great reason to stay up to date with technology and gives me the opportunity to do what I love.

Anthony McDonald

A New Scheme Teacher looking to explore new classroom techniques

I have been a High School teacher for the last 10 years, specialising in English and HSIE as well as integrating computers and technology into the classroom in new and innovative ways. I am interested in utilising new knowledge and techniques that maximise student engagement and expands student skills for an ever growing and complex world.

April Taylor

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Barbara Stanners

My focus is developing rich teaching and learning resource materials for Secondary English teachers to use in the classroom.

Barbara has been English KLA co-ordinator at Richmond H.S. and Bede Polding College, Windsor South. She has extensive teaching and training experience with Junior and Senior Secondary English courses as well as Certificates in Mentoring and Professional Leadership. Over thirty Teacher Resource Textbooks have been published over the past fifteen years.
Developing resources for all Stage 6 English courses, remains a particular area of interest and expertise.

Belinda Jennings

Online Learning, Flipped Design, Curriculum Curation & Creation, Student Engagement & Professional Sharing.

Belinda teaches at Virtual School Victoria and has created over 15 courses in her 10 years at the school. She specialises in integrating ICT and the creation of online learning for both classroom and online education. She created her first website hosting curriculum materials for photography students in 1999 using Frontpage (remember that?)

Throughout her teaching career Belinda has eagerly embraced new tech tools and has been innovative in utilising them to increase student engagement, maximize outcomes and streamline her own teaching practice for efficient and effective curriculum development, feedback and assessment. She has delivered professional development for teachers since she graduated and was a presenter at EDUTech in 2013.

Belinda is committed to ongoing informal and formal professional development, both as presenter and participant. She is skilled, and has 15 years experience, in empowering educators to feel confident in exploring new technologies in their classrooms and/or online learning programs. Professional sharing – bouncing ideas, solving problems and envisaging new ways of educating young people – makes her happy.

Brad Fuller

Technology for Teachers

Convinced that I.T. could revolutionise education, Brad Fuller began presenting I.T. seminars for teachers in 2000 leading to his current PhD study in Blended Learning at Sydney University. Brad holds an MA in Adult Education and an ASG National Excellence in Teaching Award. Alongside presenting courses with TTA, Brad is an associate of the Sydney Centre for Innovative Learning and Director of Music at Northern Beaches Christian School.

Brent Hughes

Mathematics Education Consultant

I have worked in the primary education space my entire career, first as a teacher and maths tutor and now as a teacher educator and consultant. I am passionate about working with schools and teachers to try and challenge the perception of mathematics. Ultimately I plan to change the way that Australian students and teachers interact with maths.

Brian Sowerby

Award winning scientist

Brian Sowerby recently retired as Chief Research Scientist and Program Manager (Instrumentation and Control) with CSIRO Minerals. He obtained a BSc (Hons 1) from the University of NSW and a PhD in physics from the Australian National University. Following two years post-doctoral work in Canada, Brian has carried out research and development in Australia on the application of on-line analysis techniques in the mineral, energy and security industries. His work led to the commercialisation of a number of on-line analysis instruments and he has received many awards for this work including the prestigious Australia Prize in 1992.

Caitlin Gleeson

Psychology consultant and performance coach

Caitlin is a consultant, trainer, and presenter who specialises in psychological performance, resilience, and wellbeing. She is the managing director of INSPIRIT Psychology Solutions, and holds a first class honours degree in Psychology from the University of Sydney. Caitlin offers a unique blend of training and coaching experience which sits at the intersection of management consulting, clinical developmental psychology, educational coaching, and health and fitness.

Cameron Paterson

Cameron is the Mentor of Learning & Teaching at Shore School, North Sydney. He has presented in many national and state educational forums, including ACEL, HTA and AIS. Cameron has four Masters degrees, the most recent from Harvard University, USA, where he also worked in teacher education. He has received several awards including: a History Teachers Association Fellowship, a NSW Minister’s Quality Teaching Award, a Premier’s Westfield History Scholarship, and an Australian Davos Connection Future Summit Leadership Award.

Career Coaching and Training

Career Coaching and Training recognise the importance of being empowered to direct your career and professional development including how to navigate behavioural interview questions.

We will work with you to help you find your passion, move forward in your career and achieve your full potential.

Carolina Castro Huercano

I am an experienced teacher, learning designer and researcher

I have spent the last 15 years teaching in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary sectors in 3 countries, with an emphasis on using new technologies and e-pedagogies in my classes. At present I am doing a PhD at Flinders University on the use of Project Based Learning to motivate students to learn, enhanced with Web 2.0. tools.

Clever Cookie Academy

Love learning and achieve your very best

Hi, I’m Peita Mages, Director of Clever Cookie Academy...

As a Minister’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recipient, and Head Teacher of English, I know how to instil a love of learning in our students, and teaching in educators. I know that students need to be inspired by their teachers. To feel that their teacher is invested in their learning and believes that they can succeed. I also know that teachers are passionate professionals who are often time-poor and seeking practical solutions and resources to perfect their practice. That’s where I come in...

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Code Camp

We teach kids to code!

Code Camp runs Holiday Camps, and In-School activities to teach students and teachers the skills of the future.

Computational thinking, logic, fun, creativity, user experience, app development and game building.

Compact Health

At Compact Health, our mission is to combine our deep respect for good science with a creative and colourful streak, to deliver health education programs that are relevant, enjoyable and inspirational. We combine tried and tested approaches with the latest technology to deliver highly relevant programs in a way that is innovative, unique and accessible.

We aim to inspire you to learn more about what makes you well… And we will pursue this goal with flair and vigour.

Cool Australia

Educating for a Sustainable future

Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.

Cut Through Coaching and Consulting


Dan and his network of associates at Cut Through Coaching & Consulting work with organisations as critical friends to address issues of engagement, wellbeing, mindset & leadership.

We are able to work with small groups or your whole community to develop bespoke coaching programs tailored to your specific needs.

Our approach is designed in partnership with you, around our Four Elements model, and could entail face-to-face sessions, group and 1:1 coaching, focus groups and evaluation against agreed milestones. We also provide an online learning space to promote self-directed learning amongst your staff.

We work with organisations across Australia, the Asia Pacific & Europe.