Special Guest Speaker
Mr David de Carvalho | Chief Executive Officer | Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)
The ACARA Board appointed Mr David de Carvalho as the new Chief Executive Officer of ACARA in March 2019. Mr de Carvalho brings to ACARA a wealth of leadership experience from the education sector, and from the public sector at both the Commonwealth and state government level. Mr de Carvalho was Chief Executive Officer of NESA from January 2017 and, prior to that, he was Deputy Secretary at the NSW Department of Family and Community Services. Mr de Carvalho has also led the National Catholic Education Commission and was Head of the Higher Education Division in the federal government Department of Education. He started his career as a secondary school teacher, and has served on the boards of the Australian Council for Educational Research and the Curriculum Corporation (now Education Services Australia).
David’s presentation for this event is entitled:
Fanning the flames of wonder – why teaching is the most important job in the world.