Educational Leaders Awards: Dr Margaret Secombe, Dr Brendan Bentley
This month the Annual Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) Awards were held and two of the School of Education academics have been acknowledged for their contribution to Research in Educational Leadership and contribution to education across a number of areas.
Congratulations to Dr Margaret Secombe, who was acknowledged last night at the Annual Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) Awards Celebration for her SA Distinguished Contribution to Research in Educational Leadership [for 2018].
Margaret was acknowledged for her contribution to education in SA which has spanned 5 decades where she has made a significant contribution to the preparation of generations of teachers, and to research in areas of cultural pluralism and multiculturalism, and higher degree study with over 35 PhDs and hundreds of Masters students. She has been an advocate of equity and fairness across many educational contexts.
Congratulations to Dr Brendan Bentley was awarded one of only two ACEL SA Fellowship Awards for his significant contribution to education as a teacher, school principal, university lecturer, consultant, researcher and author.
Brendan has made a significant contribution to education in SA and also globally through his research on cognitive load theory where he has published and presented at international conferences.
Congratulations to Margaret and Brendan.