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Delvene Cockatoo-Collins joins PMSA Policy Committee

The PMSA Board is very proud to announce the appointment of commercial indigenous artist Delvene Cockatoo-Collins to the PMSA’s Policy Committee. Delvene is a Nunukul, Ngugi and Goenpul woman of Quandamooka Country (North Stradbroke Island). Recent highlights of her artistic career include designing the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 prize winner medals, commemorative medal and …

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Message from the Chair – A milestone on our journey

As a Brisbane Boys’ College (BBC) Old Collegian myself, I take great pride in the College. I am also proud to be part of the PMSA’s transformational journey to achieve our Christian mission and become a progressive leader in independent education. Following the resignation of College Council Chair and PMSA Board member Mark Gray last night, …

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PMSA pushes forward with governance professionalisation

Peter Barker Dr Bridget Cullen Dr Vicki Waters The Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) Board continues to rapidly change the face and professionalism of school governance with the announcement today of two new PMSA Board members – Dr Bridget Cullen and Peter Barker. Dr Bridget Cullen has been appointed a Board-appointed member and already is a …

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New chapter in governance

Jane Madden Peter Barker Geoffrey Brown Dr Jacoba Brasch Michael Pecic Rebecca Bauer John Hottot Paula Spencer Dr Christina Turner Dr Vicki Waters Jennifer Radbourne The PMSA Board today announced the appointment of 10 high profile business professionals to PMSA committees showing a clear sign of leadership in school governance. Following the PMSA Annual General …

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New member appointed to BBC Council

The PMSA Board and Brisbane Boys’ College Council are pleased to announce the recent appointment of experienced lawyer Michael Goss to the College Council. He has more than 35 years legal experience working in large and small Queensland and national firms on complex matters in banking & finance, insolvency and general commercial law. In addition …

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We’ve been here before – Adapting to the times

In these challenging times for everyone, particularly schools, the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association’s (PMSA) more than 100 years of history has shown that our PMSA schools have somewhat been here before, with schools agilely adapting with the times. In early 1919 when the Spanish flu or pneumonic influenza epidemic swept across the world, many …

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2020 PMSA Teacher Education Scholarship winners announced

Jack Ryan Nicholas Fowles Thomas Yarrow Lily Andrews This year’s PMSA Teacher Education Scholarship winners are a positive sign for the future of teaching with three of the four winners male students. Male teachers are in steady decline in Australia. According to recent studies, only about 15 per cent of primary classroom teachers are male …

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New Grammar School Council members appointed

Ken Watson Chris Wright The PMSA Board has appointed leadership consultant Ken Watson and company director Chris Wright as new members of the Sunshine Coast Grammar School Council. Retired Air Force Air Vice Marshal and current parent at Sunshine Coast Grammar School Ken Watson looks forward to lending his experience and expertise to the School …

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Morgan Parker

Morgan Parker appointed new PMSA Chair

The PMSA Board is pleased to announce Morgan Parker as the incoming Chair of the PMSA effective 20 March 2020 following the retirement of current Chair Greg Adsett. A successful international investment executive and recognised philanthropist, Mr Parker is the current PMSA Deputy Chair. Elected by the PMSA Board, he will bring his extensive experience …

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