Professor Scott Eacott

Professor, The University of New South Wales

Scott Eacott PhD, is Deputy Director of the Gonski Institute for Education and Professor of Education in the School of Education at UNSW Sydney and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Saskatchewan. He leads an interdisciplinary research program that seeks to develop tools for educators, schools and systems to better understand the provision of schooling. Current projects are focused on principles of school system design, building data infrastructure linking education and social data, and housing affordability for educators (and other essential workers). His distinctive approach that has led to invitations to run workshops and give talks in Norway, Canada, the USA, Indonesia, South Africa, Mexico, and throughout Australia. Scott has authored >100 publications, led major research projects (funding ̴ $4.25M) and successfully translated his research into policy and practice. Further details of his work can be found at his university profile and you can connect with him on Twitter @ScottEacott