Dale Pearce, Principal, Bendigo Senior Secondary College, Australia
Dale Pearce is the Principal of Bendigo Senior Secondary College, a Year 11 and 12 school of 1750 students which is Victoria’s largest provider of senior curriculum. The College has a national and international reputation for its innovative use of information technologies and development of practices applicable to teaching and learning at senior secondary school level. In addition to membership and leadership of a range of professional networks Mr Pearce is also a member of the Board of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Since 2009 Mr Pearce has been the sponsor of the Victorian Virtual Learning Network (VVLN), which develops high quality, interactive, asynchronous senior school curriculum and delivers it to schools across the state. The VVLN currently delivers Mathematics and Sciences to 28 schools and will add an additional range of subjects in 2014.