It’s with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Ms Lisa Rodgers as AITSL’s new Chief Executive Officer.
There will be a public announcement later today, but I wanted you to be among the first to know.
Lisa is scheduled to join AITSL in the second half of October, following an impressive career with the New Zealand Ministry of Education. Lisa’s most recent role was Deputy Secretary, Early Learning and Student Achievement. In this role Lisa was responsible for raising achievement and improving system effectiveness with school leaders, across education and the wider social sector.
Lisa led the Literacy and Numeracy Taskforce in New Zealand and was the lead advisor in the development of the New Zealand Government’s Education Public Achievement Information Strategy. Lisa was the Deputy Secretary Evidence, Data and Knowledge and has held several other significant posts at the Ministry. She has significant experience working in the government sector in the areas of education, strategic policy and research. Lisa holds a First Class Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Wales.
You will find more details in this media release.
Professor John Hattie
Chair of AITSL