Tamara Sullivan | Deputy Principal
Brisbane South State Secondary College

Tamara Sullivan, Deputy Principal, Brisbane South State Secondary College

Brisbane South State Secondary College is a new vertical school built in collaboration with one of the world’s top universities, The University of Queensland. 

As an educator with 20 years’ experience in both the state and independent sector, Tamara has extensive industry knowledge, leadership and staff mentoring, as well as the experience of delivering curriculum programs that engage students authentic, relevant, and deep learning experiences.  

Tamara understands the new and changing demands of the teaching profession and believes that building capacity is the cornerstone of a contemporary school. She leads hybrid learning, STEM, 21st century curriculum development, learning spaces, and the meaningful use of technology across the profession. 

As a lifelong learner, Tamara has been fortunate to collaborate with thought leaders in Australia and around the globe. She is often called upon to mentor other educators, participate in case studies, and share her leadership journey internationally. 

Tamara’s dedication to leading the meaningful integration of technology across the profession has been recognised nationally and international. She has received numerous leadership awards including, the Australian Council for Educational Leaders Excellence in Educational Leadership Award and New Voice Scholarship, the Australian College of Educators Fellowship Award, and she was a finalist in the Queensland College of Teachers Excellent Leadership in Teaching and Learning Award. In addition, Tamara has successfully achieved multiple awards for her schools including, The Australian Education Award for Best Use of Technology, The Australian Education Award for Innovation in Curriculum Design, and the Australian Award for Innovation. 

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Day 1 @ 08:50

What happens when you keep books off the booklist?

Brisbane South State Secondary College is Queensland's newest vertical state high school. In collaboration with one of the world's top universities, The University of Queensland (UQ), the College is setting the new standard in education - readying students to not only keep pace in the new world, but move forward in it with confidence and fulfilment. A key focus for the College is ensuring that technology is used meaningfully to provide richer learning experiences through personalised, collaborative, and integrated learning. As a completely digital school, the session will focus on sharing the College's learning journey of `what happens when you leave books off the booklist?', with practical strategies on how to streamline digital platforms through the extensive use of the stylus and Office 365 in such a way that support learning needs now, and for the long term.
last published: 24/Jun/21 05:45 GMT
last published: 24/Jun/21 05:45 GMT
last published: 24/Jun/21 05:45 GMT

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