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Curtin’s Learning Futures Advisor named on The Educator’s annual list

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Curtin University has congratulated its Learning Futures Advisor for being named on The Educator’s annual Hot List 2019, which recognises Australia’s leaders in the education sector.

Mr Kim Flintoff, from Curtin Learning and Teaching, has been selected among the influencers who are reinventing the education landscape across the country.

The selection reflects Mr Flintoff’s work as a catalyst and driver of several innovative educational communities across Western Australia, Australia and the world. Under his leadership, the Learning Futures Network has grown to almost 180 member organisations in just two years.

Curtin University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Professor Jill Downie congratulated Mr Flintoff on being recognised in the annual list.

“As Curtin’s Learning Futures Advisor, Mr Flintoff’s role involves developing innovative solutions that are aligned with the University’s strategic vision of teaching and learning,” Professor Downie said.

“I would like to congratulate him on being named among Australia’s leading education professionals for his role in ensuring students have the highest-quality educational experiences as part of the 2019 annual list.”

Mr Flintoff said he was delighted to be acknowledged among many of Australia’s finest contributors to the education sector.

“It is a real honour to be recognised on The Educator’s Hot List 2019 alongside many champions of education across Australia,” Mr Flintoff said.

Mr Flintoff was named on the annual list in recognition of his tireless efforts to make authentic connections between all levels of schools, universities, museums and other relevant organisations to support the education of people around the globe.

He was also recognised for his ground-breaking use of 21st-century technology and hands-on, project-based learning at Curtin, as well as actively facilitating the sharing of best practice to guide leaders and empower students.

For more information about The Educator’s annual Hot List, visit here.