David Ansell

Principal – Strategic Partnerships, Health Promotion and Education Research, Telethon Kids Institute

David has worked as a teacher, Principal, leader in the not-for-profit sector and senior public servant. His most recent positions were as Deputy Director General of the Department of Culture and the Arts, Director, Strategic Issues in the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Executive Director for the Office of Early Childhood Development and Learning, Director Participation (Engagement) for the Department of Education. He has worked and studied in the United Kingdom.

During his career David has developed significant expertise in the areas of improving schools in low socio-economic communities, vocational education and training, education programs for at risk students, early childhood education and care; and public sector management.

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