Education State
Principals Conference 2022

Closing Address

Closing Address

Dr David Howes
Deputy Secretary
, Schools and Regional Services

Dr David Howes is the Deputy Secretary, Schools and Regional Services. Immediately prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA). David began his career as a teacher in the western suburbs of Melbourne, where he worked for ten years as a teacher and in a range of school leadership roles. He has since held a number of positions, both in Victoria and overseas, including working as an educational adviser to the Royal Government of Cambodia between 2003 and 2006.
David holds a BA (Hons), Dip Ed, MEd and PhD degrees from the University of Melbourne and an Executive Masters of Public Administration from Monash University.

Outer Gippsland Community Collaboration
We Are One
, Gippsland Language and Song Project video and Didgeridoo performance