UNSW Honorary Fellowship - Dr Margaret Varady

16 Nov 2015

We are delighted that Dr Margaret Varady, former coordinator of our Office of Educational Leadership, received an Honorary Fellowship from UNSW at a ceremony on 13 November 2015. This well-deserved honour recognises Margaret’s significant involvement in, and contribution to education.

Margaret has been a secondary teacher for 38 years and has taught in various schools in NSW and New Zealand. She was Principal at Sydney Girls High School from 1992-2008. She worked for the Board of Studies for 2 years as an RFO mainly in the area of Assessment and Reporting and was Supervisor of HSC marking for 9 years. She has been on various committees and working parties over her career covering girls education, syllabus and exam committees and gifted and talented.

She was awarded an AO in the Australia Day Honours in 2005, the Wyndham Medal in 2008, selected as one of the top principals across the world (Beijing 2006) and one of the most influential educators in Sydney (2007 SMH). She is a Fellow of the College of Educators and was a ministerial appointment on the University of Sydney Senate (2002-2009). She has been a NSW Australia Day Ambassador.