Prof. Brian J. Caldwell

Prof. Brian J. Caldwell

University of Melbourne, Australia

Managing Director & Principal Consultant, Educational Transformations Pty Ltd

Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia

Deputy Chair of Board, Australian Council for Educational Re-search (ACER)

  • International work (last 25 years +) includes more than 500 presentations, projects and other professional assignments in/ for 40 countries or jurisdictions on six continents
  • Approximately 180 published papers, chapters and monographs – author or co-author of books that have helped guide educational reform in several countries
  • Appointed Professorial Fellow and Emeritus Professor in 2004
  • Dean of Education, University of Melbourne (1998 to 2004)
  • Head, Education Policy and Management, University of Melbourne (1995-1998)
  • Head, Teacher Education (1988-1989) and Dean of Education (1989-1990), University of Tasmania
  • Research Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Canada (1979-1981)
  • Held leadership positions in schools in Australia (1963-68) and Canada (1968-1977)
  • Former Chair of the Advisory Board of the Asia Education Foundation from 1998 to 2004.
  • Former Member of the Board of Patrons of Foundation for Young Australians (FYA)
  • Fellow and Life Member, the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL)
  • Fellow and Life Member, the Australian College of Educators (ACE)
  • President, ACEL (1990 to 1993; patron of ACEL (Victoria) – Awarded its Gold Medal in 1994
  • Awarded the College Medal of ACE (2005)
  • Awarded the Sir James Darling Medal of ACE (Victoria) – 2004
  • Awarded the Hedley Beare Educator of the Year Award of ACEL (Victoria) – 2004
  • Most recent book (with Tanya Vaughan): Transforming Education through the Arts’ (Routledge, 2012)
  • Forthcoming book (with Jim Spinks): ‘The Self-Transforming School` (Routledge, 2013)
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