Deborah Fleming | Education Officer Student Wellbeing
Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools

Deborah Fleming, Education Officer Student Wellbeing, Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools

‘Passionate about building relationships and connections to support the full flourishing of learners’ Deb Fleming is an Education Officer – Student Wellbeing at Melbourne Archdiocese of Catholic School (MACS). Her current role in the Southern Regional Office, allows her to engage and support student wellbeing leaders in both Primary and Secondary setting across 77 schools. Promoting whole school approaches to wellbeing that are evidence based and underpinned by research. Her educational experience is diverse encompassing the curriculum areas of Health, Dance, Food Technology and Food Studies. In working in numerous educational settings student wellbeing, connection and relationships have always been at the core of her practice. As a recent System leader Deb has been the lead for MACS in using wellbeing data to inform and improve teacher practice. Reminding leaders and educators that students are more than numbers, knowing their student’s narrative provides a comprehensive picture that leads to informed decision making. Deb joined MACS in 2021 having previously worked in government schools as a Wellbeing and Engagement Leader 7-12. Deb has also taught in the Independent system in a primary setting and worked as a sessional staff member at Monash University. She completed her Bachelor of Education at Deakin University. This led to teaching in several government schools in the Eastern and Southern suburbs of Melbourne and Gippsland. Achievements… ACHPER conference presentation 2020 Instructional Coach Level 1 2021 Project Lead MACS – ACER Social Emotional Wellbeing Survey 2023 VCAA curriculum content consultation 2022 and 2023 National Health and Physical Education Reference Group member 2023

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