Her exemplary classroom teaching was acknowledged through the VCAA’s VCAL Teacher of the Year Award, bestowed in 2013.
Catherine was a lead educator in the global education initiative “New Pedagogies for Deep Learning”; involving 1000 schools worldwide seeking to advance educational reform and was also a lead teacher in the Asia Education Foundation’s Building Relationships through Intercultural Dialogue and Growing Engagement (BRIDGE) Program.
Closer to home, she continues to support best practice VCAL at a more local level as a member of the VCAA’s VCAL Quality Assurance Panel and as a current member of the Frankston Mornington Peninsula LLEN’s Board of Management. She is also a professional member of the Australian Centre for Career Education.
Catherine’s commitment to reengaging young people in sustainable and meaningful education and in developing educationally innovative models of learning ensures that her role as Principal of the David Scott School is a perfect fit.