Ann D Clark Lecture 2012
The Ann D Clark Lecture is held annually in honour of past Executive Director, Ann D Clark.
Each year the Executive Director of Schools extends an invitation to an internationally recognised educational expert to present a lecture to staff from the Diocese of Parramatta and to invited guests.
The 2012 Ann D Clark Lecture will be on Friday 21 September and presented by Andy Hargreaves.
About Andy Hargreaves
Andy Hargreaves is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. The mission of the Chair is to promote social justice and connect theory and practice in education.
Before moving to Boston, he taught primary school and lectured in several English universities, including Oxford. Prior to coming to Boston College, he was co-founder and director of the International Centre for Educational Change at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto. He has been awarded visiting professorships in the US (Regents Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz), Canada (Noted Scholar, University of British Columbia), the UK ( University of Nottingham, University of Manchester and the Institute of Education in London), Hong Kong (Onwell Fellow), Sweden, Japan (awarded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) and Singapore (Koh Professor at the National Institute of Education).
In 2010, Andy was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Scandinavia’s oldest university, Uppsala in Sweden – other recent recipients having included Nelson Mandela and Jane Goodall. He has received the Whitworth Award for outstanding contributions to educational research in Canada, was awarded a writing residency at the Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio, Italy by the Rockefeller Foundation to write Teaching In The Knowledge Society; and became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) in the UK in 2010. In 2010, he was given the Contribution to Professional Development Award from Learning Forward (formerly the National Staff Development Council) - the organization's "highest honor".
Andy is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Educational Change. He is leading editor of the first and second International Handbooks of Educational Change, published in 1998 and 2010. He has authored or edited more than 30 books (all but three of them with other colleagues). A number of these have achieved outstanding writing and book awards from the National Staff Development Council, the American Educational Research Association, the American Libraries Association and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, and are translated into many languages.
Andy is a researcher, writer, consultant and adviser. He has addressed international organisations such as the World Bank, OECD (the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development), UNESCO, the Soros Foundation, the European Union, the International Baccalaureate, the International Congress of Principals, the European School Heads Association, the Universities of Latin America, and the International Congress of School Effectiveness and Improvement. Andy has delivered invited addresses and provided staff development in 37 US states, 42 countries and all Australian states and Canadian provinces.
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