Kevin Gillan

Kevin Gillan was a former District Director and principal in various regions throughout WA before joining the Department in 2006. He has also taught in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

In the Territory he has previously been General Manager of Schools (Palmerston and Rural), Executive Director Schools North and Head of School Education and Training Operations. He has also worked in the Department of Chief Minister and as a Professor at Charles Darwin University in recent times.

Kevin has a long-term research interest in Indigenous education, in which he completed his PhD.

He believes that successful schools are those that have a real focus on optimising relationships at all levels throughout the school community and have an unrelenting focus on quality pedagogy.