Shelley Drew, Head of Curriculum, Ironside State School
Shelley has decades of experience teaching in Prep to Year 10 in Australia, New Zealand and internationally. Her keen interest in the writing process led to her participation in the Southeast Asian Writing project while working in Hong Kong for twelve years. Her roles and responsibilities in education have included classroom teacher, learning support, Literacy Co-ordinator, Deputy Principal and PEA-AC Principal Education Advisor – Australian Curriculum. As Head of Curriculum, Shelley has taken on an active leadership role within a culture of professional inquiry, focusing on curriculum development and effective teaching practices, with a particular avidity for literacy development in early childhood. She has a Master of Education, majoring in Language and Literacy from QUT, Brisbane.