Dr Chris Sarra

Executive Chair, Stronger Smarter Institute.





Sharon Grose

General Manager - Stronger Smarter Institute





Michal Purcell

Senior Community Relations Officer - Stronger Smarter Institute





David Spillman


Scott Gorringe


Lead Facilitators - Stronger Smarter Leadership Program


A team of people have contributed to the development of this professional learning module. The following people all provided vital assistance:

  • Sue Thomas (Project Manager - Phase 1)
  • Cathy Jackson (Project Manager - Phase 2)
  • Katharine Donnelley
  • Gabriel Willie
  • Sarra Buchanan
  • Larissa Baldwin
  • Joshua Kitchens
  • Gailene Timms
  • Dyonne Anderson
  • Wendy Mason

A number of school and community leaders share their stories throughout the module.

Education Services Australia (ESA) Limited has managed the development and production of the Professional Learning Module.

The development of the module was funded by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership and the Origin Foundation.

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership was formed to provide national leadership for the Commonwealth, state and territory governments in promoting excellence in the profession of teaching and school leadership, with funding provided by the Australian Government.

The Origin Foundation is a philanthropic Foundation founded by Origin.  The focus of the Foundation is to support programs that use educaiton in its widest possible definition as a pathway to a brighter future for individuals and their communities.