Mark Scott AO | Secretary
NSW Department of Education | Australia

Mark Scott AO, Secretary, NSW Department of Education

Mark Scott AO is the Secretary for the largest education system in Australia, operating 2,200 public schools for almost 800,000 students.

With a distinguished record in education, Mark’s career began as a teacher in Sydney. He built on his interest in education with senior policy and leadership positions with two NSW education ministers, Terry Metherell and Virginia Chadwick.

Mark was named an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2011 for distinguished service to media and communications, and to the community through advisory and governance roles with a range of social justice and educational bodies.

Join Mark in K12 Ed Leaders as he delves into the two technology challenges of education.


Day 1 @ 11:20

The two technology challenges of education

  • Assess the future frontiers of technology in education
  • Explore the two technology challenges and the implications of developments in AI and automation
  • Outline approaches to 21st century skills and next steps to overcome challenges

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