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Matt is an experienced Educational Leader both in Melbourne and Singapore. He has a passion for lifelong learning which has seen him acquire a Bachelor of Education from Melbourne University, a Masters of Education from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma of Psychology from Monash University and a Graduate Certificate in Education (IB, PYP). He has recently completed Mindfulness Based Strategic Awareness Training (MBSAT) at Singapore Management University, which has further developed his leadership in both pedagogy and implementation of wellbeing practices.

Matt is an active member in the broader educational community, from speaking at conferences, to authoring eBooks and mentoring teachers. Recent speaking engagements include EduTech Asia, Malaysia & Indonesia, The Singapore Student Mental Health & Wellbeing Forum, ACCE (Melbourne) CSA State Conference (Victoria), Digicon and PESA (Melbourne). He has experience working with multiple curriculum models, and has spent time developing national curriculum resources for Australian schools as well being a consultant regarding 21st century pedagogy across the state of Victoria. Matt is also a consultant with the Contentment Foundation working closely with schools in South-East Asia to embed mindfulness and wellbeing practices into school communities and ecosystems. He serves as an advisor for a number of non profit organisations aiming to improve wellbeing and educational outcomes for all. 

Matt  believes in a socio-constructivist approach to teaching and learning. He is driven by the desire to provide strong academic rigour, coupled with developing key dispositions and thinking routines that support students to be lifelong learners and compassionate citizens. Matt’s ambition is to see all students flourish, through both academic and social/emotional learning.

Personally, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He has a passion for travelling and living an active lifestyle. On weekends he can be found running, walking, swimming and playing sports with his children.

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