Peter Waterworth
Dr Peter G Waterworth is a sociologist and educational consultant from Melbourne, Australia. Formerly Head of Department of Social Sciences and Foundations of Education at Deakin University, Melbourne, he now is Adjunct Professor and Visiting Scholar at Surindra Rajabhat University, Surin, Thailand where he is the Editor of the Surindra Journal of Local Development.
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Peter Waterworth was born on 29 November, 1943 in Hobart, Tasmania and moved with his family to Melbourne, Victoria. He studied primary school teaching at Toorak Teachers' College and sociology and education at Monash University.

He was an Associate Professor at Deakin University (and its precursors) in undergraduate, postgraduate and inservice programs in cultural foundations of learning, determinants of educational opportunities, social education, educational management and leadership, classroom strategies and use of ICT in classrooms and schools.

Adjudged an outstanding teacher in primary school teaching and university lecturing, and twice Vice Chancellor’s nominee for innovative university teaching, his major teaching interests are in primary and secondary education in the areas of teacher improvement, curriculum design, leadership and management, pedagogical development and innovation and the social competencies of students. He has received the prestigious Golden Elephant award for contributions to education in Thailand. Dr Waterworth has offered numerous programs in education in South East Asia, at universities, departments of education, schools and colleges. His seminars and keynote addresses have been conducted in Indonesia in Jakarta, Bandung, Serang, Yogyakarta, Bogor, Depok, Malang and Singaraja and in Thailand in Bangkok, Udon Thani, Khon Kaen, Mahasarakham, Surin, Ubon Ratchathani, as well as Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Vietnam.

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