Resume

Martin Plüss

 Personal Details


Birth:                     Sydney, Australia, October 13, 1960

Religion:               Catholic

Family:                  Married to Jenny with two children Nick (born 1993) and Ali (born 1996)

Address:              

Mobile:                 0447866464

Email:                    martinpluss@gmail.com

Website:             martinpluss.com

 

Academic and Professional

 

Schooling:

1970 - 1978          St Patrick’s College Strathfield

 

Tertiary:

1979 - 1983          University of Sydney B.A. (Hons) Dip. Ed.

1987 - 1991          University of New England M.Ed.

  

 

Current Employment

 

2016                     Loreto Normanhurst - Dean of Learning

2009 - 2016          Loreto Normanhurst: Principal Ms Barbara Watkins

 Positions held include classroom teacher, Dean of Learning Technologies and Acting Direct of ICT

 

Previous employment

 

2000 - 2008          Tara Anglican School: Principal Mrs Carol Bowern

Positions held include classroom teacher, ICT Integrator, Intranet Manager, Head Geography of Department and Year 10 Co-ordinator.

 

1991 - 1999          Northholm Grammar School: Principal(s) Rev Christopher Welsh/Dr Yvonne Smith 

Positions held include classroom teacher, School Sport Coordinator, and Head of House.

Paternity Leave:  1993 and three terms 1996

 

1984 - 1990          Oxley College: Principal Dr David Wright

Positions held include classroom teacher, Head of House, Acting Head of Geography Cross Country and DEAS Coordinator 

 

Project Management

Loreto Normanhurst

2015-2016            Year 9-10 Learning Coordinator

2013                     Digital Pathways at Loreto

2011 - 2013          iPad deployment for School Council and school mangement

2010 - 2013          Loreto Student Laptop Program – team member

2010 - 2016          Loreto Social Media Platform

2010 - 2016          Loreto ICT Integration Coordination

2010 - 2016         Loreto 5 Workshop Coordination

2010 - 2011          Loreto Parent Portal

2009 - 2013          Loreto Portal refinement for certain sectors of the school

 

Tara

2002 -2008           Portal creation and management

2002 -2008           ICT Integration K-12

2007                     BOS Online Inspection Portal – first school to implement online submissions

2000 - 2004          Management experiences as Head of Department and Year Co-ordinator

 

Northholm Grammar School     

1991 - 1993          School sport coordinator

1997 - 1999          Management experiences as Head of Capell House

1997 - 1999          Northholm Grammar School Pastoral Care website

1997                       Fieldwork in the classroom for Geography website

 

Oxley College

1984 - 1990          School and HICES cross country coordinator and event organiser

1984 - 1990          Director and Producer Dobell House music and drama competitions

 

Professional Organisations

1996 - 2010          GTANSW website – created and managed

1991 – 2013         Conference/ workshop organisation and management for GTANSW and AIS 

Professional Involvement

 

Professional Affiliations: 

2013 - 2016          Professional Learning Endorsement and Advisory Committee (PLEAC)
2011 - 2016          School Council ICT Sub Committee Loreto Normanhurst

2008 - 2016         AIS  Conference Committee
2008 - 2010          Hills Parramatta Australian College of Educators Management Committee
1996 - 2016          Australian College of Educators (MACE)
1991 - 2016          Geography Teachers Association NSW Council (GTANSW)
2006 - 2016          Geographical Society of NSW Council
2003 - 2016          AIS Integrators Group
2006 - 2013          Guest lecturer Macquarie University - Education
2006                      Professional Teachers Council  (PTC) - Council Mem
ber

 

Publications:

My publications include an Honours Thesis on the Historical Geography of Strathfield and Master’s dissertation on Nonformal Education in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Since 1987 I have published between over 60 articles on subjects including geographical education, pedagogy and curriculum and the integration of ICT into teaching and learning.  These publications have appeared in ACE, ASHISA and ACER  publications such as Education Review, Campus Review, Teacher, Teachers Learning Network, Professional Educator Independence, Australian Teacher Magazine as well as the Geography Bulletin, various Global Education publications.

 

Awards and Recognition

2013 - 2016         

Nominated and appointed to Professional Learning Endorsement and Advisory Committee (PLEAC) – adjunct to NSW Institute of Teachers.

2014 

Geographical Society of NSW and GTANSW Macdonlad Holmes Medal

2013- 2015 

Australian School Library Association – approached by  Dr Curtis Watson a Project team member concerning  involvement in an  E Book on Digital Citizenship.

2013 


Geoff Connolly Award 2013 for meritorious contributions to the Geography Bulletin, Journal of the Geography Teacher’s Association of NSW.

2010  Professional Teachers Council World Teachers Award - Professional Excellence

2010                    

ACEC nomination Australasian Educational Media Awards – for my professional blog “Martin Pluss – it’s all about connecting and sharing”.

2008                      

Strengthening Standards Research Project, Melbourne University.

2007                       

Nominated Professional Teachers Council 2007 Media Award -interview with Philip Clark 2GB on the status of Geography in NSW schools.

2005                      

Fellowship of GTANSW

2004                       

Australian Geography Teachers Association  Website Award for Global Education

1996 - 1999          

HSC Online – foundation member for Geography

 

Community 

2013 - 2016                    Northholm Grammar School School Council Education and Technology Committee

1995 - 1999          Galston Long Day Care Centre Management Committee

2004 – 2013         Cool Running Australia website moderator

  
 
 Interests

My interests include running and emerging learning technologies.

 

 

 

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Martin Pluss,
Aug 31, 2013, 11:34 PM
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