Dr Deb Kember - FACILITATOR
President ACEL QLD; Director, State Schools Division, Queensland DoE
Deb Kember has dedicated her career to improving school education for young people in Australia and New Zealand as a teacher, school and system leader, university staff member and professional association leader. She began her teaching career in Queensland as Head of Department Sport, Health & Physical Education and Geography. Deb is currently a Director in the State Schools Division of the Queensland Department of Education, working on systemwide, evidence-informed improvement. Establishing the State Schools Evidence Hub and supporting common languages and processes is a career highlight. Her other career highlights include establishing the Australian Institute for Teaching & School Leadership in Brisbane; working on the first draft of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers; contributing to the establishment of the Learning Place, DET’s eLearning environment; and working with the Queensland University of Technology oz-Teachernet team who pioneered teaching and learning using the internet.