Professor Doune Macdonald
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Professor Doune Macdonald | BHMS(Ed)(Hons) (UQ), PhD (Deakin), FNAK, FAIESEP, GAICD

Trustee since Dec 2011

Professor Doune Macdonald was appointed to the BGS Board of Trustees in 2011. After an early career in teaching, Doune returned to The University of Queensland (UQ) while undertaking her PhD in Education at Deakin University. In 1998 she won the Australian Award for University Teaching. She has published 16 books and more than 200 book chapters and research papers in curriculum, policy and equity and has undertaken curriculum evaluations for state and national initiatives. She was the Head of the UQ School of Human Movement Studies (2004-2013) and is currently the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) at UQ, having acted as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) in 2022. Doune serves on the Board of the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA), sits on the Centre for Youth Substance Use Research Advisory Group, is an International Fellow of the National Academic of Kinesiology (USA) and sits on its Executive Committee, and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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