Australia's emerging education leaders recognised


The Educator has revealed this year’s Rising Stars, with 11 emerging leaders selected from numerous nominations.

Now in its fifth year, The Educator’s Rising Stars list recognises professionals working in the K-12 education space aged under 35 who are able to demonstrate effective leadership, innovation, and achievement in their career to date.

The winners are as follows:

  • Amy Quilty, instructional leader, Blue Haven Public School 
  • Ben Peacock, Year 10 leader and Maths teacher, St Philip's Christian College Cessnock 
  • Clare Ellis, co-ordinator of English Year 11-12, Ballarat Clarendon College 
  • Gabrielle Wilson, head of Year 9, Toorak College 
  • Grace Want, teacher, Canterbury College 
  • Joel Procter, head of performance and music teacher, St Philip's Christian College Cessnock 
  • Kate Roberts, head of Year-6, Trinity Lutheran College 
  • Katherine Barton, acting director of senior years, Melbourne Girls Grammar School 
  • Matthew Anderson, teacher, Ormiston College 
  • Marie Bugge, head of department - PDHPE, Loreto Normanhurst 
  • Natasha Vinod, head of Year 8, Toorak College 

To all these Rising Stars, congratulations!

Click here to see the full report.