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Executive Director

Paul Paulson

(Dip. Teach, B. Ed, M.Ed.)

Mununjali man from Beaudesert

Paul continues to work exclusively with the Australian corporate sector, his clients include companies on the ASX, this includes the finance, construction, mining & resources and legal sectors, plus other multi-national companies in Australia.

Paul Paulson (Dip. Teach, B. Ed, M.Ed.) is a Mununjali man from Beaudesert and a graduate from Queensland University of Technology and a master’s degree from Griffith University. Paul has been employed at Universities, TAFE’s and schools and as a manager for state and federal government department programs for over 25 years. Paul was an inaugural member of the Queensland Indigenous Education Consultative Body (QIECB), representing the Association of Independent Schools of Queensland (AISQ). Paul was instrumental in introducing the Traditional Aboriginal Games throughout Australia, with his success implementing through the Anglican Schools sector in Queensland.

Paul has authored a book titled Binanma-The Stolen Generations for Teachers to use as a teaching resource in Queensland schools to teach the next generation of Australian children about the history of the Stolen Generations. Paul has also worked as the Corporate Relationship Manager at Reconciliation Australia, which oversees the RAP program for the corporate sector, developing specific community plans for indigenous people across Australia.

Paul also presents at government, community and corporate forums and conferences, speaking on a range of diverse topics affecting Aboriginal Australians. Paul also has presented at state, federal and international government, community and corporate forums and conferences, speaking on a range of diverse topics affecting Aboriginal Australians. Paul also served as the National Manager of the National Innovation Education Portal (NEIP) working with Education Qld and with universities and schools across Australia. Paul was also the 1st Indigenous Teaching Fellow at the University of Canberra in 2016.

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Principal Consultant

David Adams-Jones

David is a highly accomplished professional and effective leader with demonstrated proven success in strategic and change leadership.

Working with leaders in organisations, education institutions, early childhood education, school and faculty administration, capacity building, innovative curriculum design, planning and evaluation processes, cultural and professional development are areas of his expertise.

Throughout David’s Principalship career spanning 20 years he has successfully develop and implemented a range of innovative strategies and quality driven programs through the application of Living, Learning and Leading frameworks, evidence based approaches and contemporary pedagogical practices that support students in building a brighter future.

David’s greatest strengths include collaborative leadership, strategic planning, and empowering educators to develop their teaching and instrumental skills, independent academic program development in various subjects as well as coordination and leadership in the community.

David fosters strong working relationships with local and international communities and facilitates the integration of initiatives and design to enhance institutional environments.

David’s interpersonal, networking and first rate communication skills enable him to speak and actively listen to professionals with ‘heads, hearts, and hands’ that is targeted and inclusive for all stakeholders.