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Professor Shukri Sanber, National Head of School of Education (Acting)

Professor Sanber is an experienced academic with a specialisation in measurement and research methodology. His initial training was in geography, where he taught for ten years as a secondary school teacher and later on as a curriculum specialist in geography. Upon completing his doctorate from Cornell University, he started lecturing at Bethlehem University. 

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Professor Jim Bright, Professorial Fellow (Career Education and Development)

Professor Bright is an organisational psychologist, Professorial Fellow in Career Education and Development at ACU, Visiting Professor of Career Development at the University of Derby, UK and a director of Become.  Through Bright and Associates, he offers career coaching, medico-legal assessment, speaking and training. He is a media commentator, keynote speaker and widely published author.

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Dr Josephine Ryan, Deputy Head of School of Education (Victoria)

Dr Ryan’s interests in education developed from experience as a secondary English teacher in Australia and USA, and doctoral work on gender, class and English teaching. Since working in higher education in Australia, Dr Ryan, has taught English and literacy to pre-service and in-service teachers. She has also published in this field.

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