Professor John Bennett

Adjunct Professor
BMath, BEdStud (Newcastle Uni), MEd, PhD (UNSW)
School of Education


+61 2 9399 3796
Room 130, Goodsell Building
Kensington Campus


John began his teaching career as a Mathematics teacher at Maitland Boys' High School in 1968. He moved to Dover Heights Girls' High School in 1978 as Head Teacher, Mathematics. In 1986 he joined the Statutory Boards Directorate, the forerunner of the Office of the Board of Studies NSW. He held a number of senior positions at the Office of the Board of Studies, including Manager, Assessment and Systems and Director, Information Services. He was Chief Executive of the Office of the Board from December 2002 until August 2009.

He is now working in the UNSW School of Education where he holds the position of Conjoint Professor.

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