Professor of Education, University of Melbourne

John's experience as a teacher and policy officer in the state of Victoria underpins his current research into post-compulsory education and training. He is particularly interested in the implementation of Vocation Education Training (VET) in schools across Australia, and has researched models of post-compulsory education in Australia and internationally. He co-ordinates a Masters program focusing on international education perspectives and is currently managing two major school-leaver tracking initiatives in Queensland and Victoria.