Education / Adult Learning Specialist
Joanne brings with her a solid and in-depth understanding of the education system, accompanied by extensive experience from working in health and community settings. Her experience includes working across all sectors of education including Government Schools, Australian Independent Schools, and Sydney Catholic Schools. Joanne has worked directly in SSP schools (schools for specific purposes) including selective high schools for gifted and talented students and schools for students with a diagnosed mental disorder and or mental illness.
Joanne has previously worked with Principals Australia Institute, and has an outstanding track record of delivering and implementing the national mental health initiative of KidsMatter and MindMatters across Australia, including in rural and remote areas. Joanne is an accredited National Youth Mental Health First Aid Australia Instructor and deliverers the two- day evidence-based workshop to school staff, school leaders and community workers.