Learning Futures Advisor
Formerly an internationally recognised high school Drama teacher and teacher educator, Kim is now the Learning Futures Advisor at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia and his work sees him engaged in global advisory and consultation roles in all education sectors.
As well as coordinating the Learning Futures Network and the Innovative Schools Consortium, he is also a founding member of the ShapingEDU community and continues as Neighbourhood Mayor for the Connect Education and the Workforce of the Future group, advisory board member to Consortium of Schools Networking Driving K-12 Innovation initiative, FutureWe, NetEDU, OneHE and other projects around the world.
His current research is considering the impact of educational collaborative networks on school innovation and transformation.
Kim is dad to two young daughters, and a member of the Board of Directors for Kalparrin (supporting families caring for children with additional needs), CircusWA (skills development), and a School Board Member at Yule Brook College.
In the news:
— Curtin education innovator selected for prestigious advisory board
— Curtin’s Learning Futures Advisor named on The Educator’s annual list
— Curtin innovator appointed to OneHE’s global advisory board
— Curtin students design life on Mars in new global challenge
— Igniting the passion in high school students
— Young Hands-on STEM
Assistant Head Technologies – Design
Teacher Development School STEM Coordinator
John Curtin College of the Arts
Tim lives in Fremantle, Western Australia.
He has been teaching Design & Technology at John Curtin College of the Arts for almost 30 years and until recently was still heavily involved in the Australian Defence Force as a Captain in the Royal Australian Engineers.
Tim has been a passionate advocate for the integration of a pedagogical STEM approach to learning in both of his professional careers and is currently the Teacher Development School Coordinator for STEM at John Curtin College.
In his spare time, he runs the annual College Ski Tour to Queenstown – New Zealand, explores the European ski fields with his partner Simone, competes in Adventure Racing competitions and squeezes in the occasional dive for crayfish in his dive boat.
Tim is grateful to be surrounded by amazing friends, family, work colleagues and a very special team of adolescents that challenge him daily.
John Curtin College of the Arts
Kai is a young person and digital thinker. As a high-school student, he divides his time between the classroom and his many curiosities. Always an entrepreneurial spirit, he launched his first business – a failure – at age 12, and has since then started and built enterprises in various fields, including media, education and eCommerce.
Growing up “online” and knowing how to use it to his advantage, today he consults with businesses & organisations on their digital channels & strategy under his freelance business, Curiosity Digital.
He also creates his own projects, products and businesses with collaboration, and shares his story & his mindset both on stage and online.
He continues to live with curiosity.
Principal, Cecil Andrews College
Stella is a 21st Century thinker and entrepreneur with a passion for driving a reformation agenda in education so that all students can achieve to their full potential. Her leadership experience has included extensive time in rural and underprivileged areas where the educational needs are the greatest and where many marginalised students would slip through the cracks without exemplary practice intervention.
Associate Principal, Comet Bay College
Secondary administrator and educator, digital immigrant, husband and father. Dedicated to transforming learning using technology.