Susan has a strong interest in education reform and the power of innovation to help meet major social challenges. She is currently on the Board of Victorian State Schools Relief, Chair of the National Copyright Advisory Committee to Australian Education Ministers and independent Advisor to the Victorian Education Department’s Information Management and Technology Policy Committee, and was a member of the Australian Global Leaders Education Program (GELP) team from 2007 to 2017.
Susan has well-developed governance experience and has been Deputy Chair of the Asia Education Board and a member of the Australia Indonesia Institute Board of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs. Susan has demonstrated management experience in the non-for-profit sector and is highly experienced in change management and stakeholder engagement.
She has a strong record in the application of transformative information and communication technologies to support learning and managed development of the national online assessment delivery system successfully employed in Australian schools in May 2018.
Innovating around the world: extending our impact to New Zealand
Innovation Unit Australia has formed an exciting new union with New Zealand’s Innovate Change, as the two organisations signed an official partnership agreement today.
Innovation Unit spins out Australian organisation
Innovation Unit Australia will offer disciplined approaches to social innovation aimed at tackling the increasing inequality experienced across Australia and further strengthening our international capacity.
New solutions, impact at scale: innovation for the many not the few
Scale is a word on many lips and wish lists. And nowhere is scale a more urgent or important priority than in our public services. So how do you scale an innovation that works? How do you persuade and support people to adopt a new solution to a wicked problem that actually has impact?