Jesse King

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Jesse is a Waanyi-Gangalidda man with a passion for education and the opportunities it provides for everyone.  He has close ties to the Mt Isa and Central Queensland regions through his father and mother’s family.  Jesse attended school in Townsville and completed his teacher training at Charles Darwin University.  He is keenly interested in the opportunities 21st-century pedagogy offers for learners of all abilities and backgrounds. Jesse has experience in classroom teaching, school leadership, learning management system implementation (School and Sector) and school strategic planning.

In Jesse’s most recent role he led a team delivering a National program to incorporate Indigenous knowledges and technologies into Middle Years Science classrooms.  Jesse brings his passion and enthusiasm for educational technology and the interface between cutting edge practice and the oldest living cultures on earth to the Institute and his work on our SSiSTEMIK pathways.

Jesse is currently a member of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander national advisory groups for The Smith Family and the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).

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