Our Global Enterpise Partnerships

The Asia Education Foundation

The Asia Education Foundation (AEF) focuses on developing Australian students who are literate and engaged with Asia. The foundation works with schools, teachers and education communities to embed Asia and Australian engagement with Asia as a cross-curriculum priority. Identified by ACARA (Australian Curriculum and Assessment Reporting Authority) as a key issue in consistent national standards, AEF works to create and enhance education experiences that support students on their Asian literacy journey. This partnership provides students with deep insight into the social, cultural, historical and educational aspects of Asia and offers authentic cross-cultural learning opportunities.

Asia Education Foundation partners with CEE in the Asia BRIDGE School Partnerships Project – Intercultural Understanding- Developing Links with Asia.

Centre for Real-World Learning, The University of Winchester, UK

Its development of education approaches that grow and instil positive student attitudes to learning have gained the Centre for Real-World Learning global attention. It emphasises the growing significance of nurturing students to embrace global citizenship through key values, including intellectual freedom, social justice, creativity and diversity. Independent Schools Victoria facilitates research collaboration with the centre’s Prof Guy Claxton, the leading UK expert on practical ways to develop learning and creative aptitude. Guy is internationally acclaimed for his work on building learning power and how creative thinking helps young people become better learners.

The Centre for Real-World Learning partners with CEE in the Building Learning Power program.

Our Global Education Partnerships

Independent Schools Victoria (ISV)

Independent Schools Victoria’s (ISV) vision is a strong Independent education sector demonstrating best practice, providing excellent outcomes for students and choice for families. A key component of realising this vision is by supporting excellence in professional learning programs for school leaders, teachers and support staff.

ISV have endorsed CEE’s Director’s Lecture Series and all other public professional learning opportunitites.

Professor Yong Zhao

‘The Centre for Educational Enterprise exemplifies innovative approaches to educational transformation. It serves as an excellent platform to bring cutting-edge ideas to a broad public audience. I have had the privilege to work with CEE to share ideas about encouraging entrepreneurial aspirations from teachers and students, creating opportunities for creativity, cultivating diverse talents, adaptability, and courage.’ – Professor Yong Zhao

Professor Yong Zhao is an internationally known scholar, author, and speaker. His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models. He has published over 100 articles and 20 books, including Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World, Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. He is a recipient of the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association and was named one of the 2012 10 most influential people in educational technology by the Tech & Learn Magazine. He is an elected fellow of the International Academy for Education. His latest book World Class Learners has won several awards including the Society of Professors of Education Book Award (2013), Association of Education Publishers’ (AEP) Judges’ Award and Distinguished Achievement Award in Education Leadership (2013).

He currently serves as the Presidential Chair and Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education in the College of Education, University of Oregon, where he is also a Professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership.

Until December, 2010, Yong Zhao was University Distinguished Professor at the College of Education, Michigan State University, where he also served as the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Technology, executive director of the Confucius Institute, as well as the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence.

Zhao was born in China’s Sichuan Province. He received his B.A. in English Language Education from Sichuan Institute of Foreign Languages in Chongqing, China in 1986. After teaching English in China for six years, he came to Linfield College as a visiting scholar in 1992. He then began his graduate studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993. He received his A.M. in Education in 1994 and Ph.D. in 1996. He joined the faculty at MSU in 1996 after working as the Language Center Coordinator at Willamette University and a language specialist at Hamilton College.

The Institute for Global Women Leaders

The Institute for Global Women Leaders (IGWL) works to galvanise young women into leaders of societal change. Its education and research initiatives are centred on developing young women into brave, compassionate catalysts for social transition. IGWL delivers a ground-breaking changemaker accelerator program that encourages students to relearn things about themselves and reflect without fear or judgement. Its key mission is to support, connect and empower young women around the world. The Australian-based organisation designs and facilitates research, global leadership and personal development programs. IGWL has a vision for young women to emerge as effective leaders and changemakers who address some of the world’s most critical social challenges.

Institute for Global Women Leaders partners with CEE in the Heartworks in Schools project.

Professor Roz Arnold

Prof Roslyn Arnold is a prominent adviser to universities schools and their governing boards. She consults on strategic development, governance, faculty head and senior executive appointments and provides confidential advice to Heads/Principals and school boards. Roslyn is widely published in her education specialties, including literacy (particularly writing and thinking development), empathic intelligence, teacher professional development and appraisal. Her deep level of education expertise has been gained over a long academic career with the University of Sydney, where she remains an Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Education.

Pro-Dean and Head of School at the University of Sydney.
Past Dean of Education and Head of School at the University of Tasmania.
MBA in Higher Education Management from the University of London.
Visiting Professor at Michigan State University, United States of America, 1990.
Teacher at North Sydney High School before the invitation to join University of Sydney in 1974.
Dr Roz Arnold partners with CEE for the Melbourne Girls Grammar Student Voice Project.

Professor John Munro

Prof John Munro is a leading education thinker. He consults to schools on learning improvement strategies, especially in the areas of gifted education and learning disabilities. A trained secondary and primary school teacher, he is also a qualified psychologist. John’s teaching and research projects reflect his key interests to encompass language, literacy and mental health. His research spans exceptional learning psychology, literacy and learning difficulties (eg. dyslexia), maths learning and dyscalculia, gifted learning, instructional leadership, school improvement and learning internationally. Prof Munro has published widely on educational psychology, learning internationally and gifted education and continues to write on subjects as diverse as technology in teaching, reading comprehension, school improvement and oral language.

Head of Studies in Gifted Education and Exceptional Learning in the Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne.
Past chairperson of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists (Aus).
Life Member of the Learning Disabilities Australia.
Prof John Munro partners with CEE in the Literacy Enhancement Action Project (LEAP)

Flinders University, SA, Australia

Flinders University recognises the diverse needs of today’s educators. Leveraging its expertise in coordinating external topic delivery, the university offers practising teachers and allied professionals a unique further study opportunity. Flinders University reputation for research and teaching excellence extends to the flexible delivery unit partnered with CEE. This alliance delivers an array of independent, online and face-to-face learning that invests in teachers in-depth educational knowledge as well as advanced understanding of individual learning and classroom pedagogy. Resources such as university-facilitated tutorials and workshops offer an open forum to share ideas, perspectives on current practice and to discuss educational literature.

Flinders University partners with CEE to offer the Graduate Certificate of Education (Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice)

Professor Andrew Martin

The basis of Prof Andrew Martin’s work is motivation, engagement and achievement. His CEE contribution focuses on integrating evidence-based practice with daily teaching and learning. Andrew’s approach has directly engaged teaching teams with his quantitative research and other education programs. Through his pioneering studies of applied phenomena Prof Martin enjoys global prominence and has been ranked among the Top 25 Most Productive Educational Psychologists internationally. His extensive publications span diverse cognate areas from boys’ education to gifted and talented, academic resilience and buoyancy, personal bests, teacher-student relationships and Aboriginal education.

  • Professorial Research Fellow and Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the University of Sydney.
  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Education, University of Oxford.
  • President, International Association of Applied Psychology – Division 5 Educational, Instructional, and School Psychology.
  • Australian Research Council Future Fellowship.
  • Associate Editor of British Journal of Educational Psychology.

Prof Andrew Martin partners with CEE through the Motivation and Engagement in Mathematics project.

Dr. Julie Landvogt, The University of Melbourne

Dr Julie Landvogt is focused on enhanced student learning. Her main interest lies in guidance for teachers involved with curriculum scrutiny, assessment analysis and pedagogy refinement. In this field, Julie has acquired an admirable reputation for her consulting work with school teaching teams. She encourages teachers to reflect on classroom theory and facilitates discussion around the evidence of learning in existing practice. Teachers also explore the use of non-traditional education tools such as audiovisual media and peer observations of student work.

  • 2003-2009, initiated and led The Ithaka Project to unite teachers at nine schools with common interest in examining practice and sharing ideas.
  • Author in education fields such as Reflective Practice, Curriculum Development and gifted education.
  • Honorary Fellow in the Faculty of Education at the University of Melbourne.
  • Post Doctoral Fellow at La Trobe University.
  • Consults to leading Australian centres of learning.

Dr Julie Landvogt partners with CEE through the Formative Practice project.

Scientists in Schools

Scientists in Schools make science a fun, inspirational learning experience. The organisation brings working scientists right into the classroom to provide teachers and students with valuable ideas and fresh perspectives. A healthy and infectious enthusiasm for science is often shared through these partnerships that also increase student curiosity and engagement. Drawing scientists from diverse disciplines, Scientists in Schools facilitates flexible, professional relationships with research scientists and engineers, post-graduate science students and applied scientists like doctors, vets and park rangers. Scientists in Schools is a CSIRO Education initiative, jointly funded by Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations and CSIRO.

Scientists in Schools partners with CEE in the Scientists in Schools CSIRO program.