Dr Greg Powell was a teacher and school administrator in the Victorian Government School system for 26 years teaching in the northern and western suburbs of Melbourne and then later in country Victoria. Greg was seconded as a Senior Project Officer to the Department of Education and Training (DE&T) Victoria in the eLearning Online Education Strategy Team (Later Years Branch) from 1999 to 2002 where he managed the National Software Evaluation Project for Australia (NSEP) and the Software Rolling Fund for Victorian Schools. During these years as a senior manager Greg developed the QTP PD Bank website and various Sofweb and ICT websites for DE&T within the eLearning team.
From 2002 to 2006 Greg was lecturing in Information and Communication Technology, mathematics, educational psychology and other educational subjects at ACU National - School of Education in Canberra. He was also the ACU National (Canberra) Grad Dip Course Coordinator from 2004-2006.
From 2007 Dr Powell has lectured in and coordinated Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Design Technologies, Multimedia, Assessment and Reporting, Curriculum Design, Professional Experience and Research for Teachers subjects at La Trobe University (Melbourne) within the School of Education - Melbourne (Bundoora Campus) to the Graduate Diploma (Primary) in Education post graduate students, Bachelor of Teaching, Masters of Teaching as well as Masters of Education students.
Dr Greg Powell completed his PhD at The University of Melbourne (Graduate School of Education). His thesis title was: The Revolution Yet To Come: A study of how a learning community can transform education for the twenty-first century.
His professional interests include Web 2.0 technologies, multimedia, software applications in education, design and technology, Robotics education, STEM, classroom management, health education (sex education), professional experience in schools and Learning Spaces in educational environments.
Outside interests revolve around family (including grandchildren), gardening, Japanese culture and artefacts and Shotokan Karate (5th degree black belt).