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The Australian ePortfolio Project is led by Associate Professor Gillian Hallam (QUT). 

Queensland University of Technology

Professor David Gardiner
Professor David Gardiner is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at QUT. Professor Gardiner has had, and retains, a strong and active involvement in the scholarship of teaching. He was appointed to the Carrick Institute Standing Committee on Leadership for Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2006. He chairs QUT’s International Reference Group for Europe and the Americas and has knowledge of comparative activities in these jurisdictions. He is a member of the Steering Committee for the consortium that is undertaking the DEST commissioned project Developing a National Diploma Supplement and participated as a presenter at its invitational national workshop held in Melbourne on 3 May 2007.
Prof David Gardiner
Professor Tom Cochrane
Professor Tom Cochrane is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology, Information and Learning Support) at QUT. Structurally the position heads a Division which includes all IT, library and teaching and learning support services for the University. He serves ex-officio on all the academic governance committees of the University including Academic Board, and its Research and Innovation, and Teaching and Learning Committees.
Currently Chair of QUT’s ePortfolio Reference group, Professor Cochrane has been the QUT Student ePortfolio Project Sponsor since 2002, when he was a key proponent of the development of a tool to support the integration of student experience.
Prof Tom Cochrane

Curtin University of Technology

Professor Beverly Oliver
Biographical details will be added

University of South Australia

Professor Vicki Waye
Biographical details will be added

University of Auckland

Dr Cathy Gunn
Biographical details will be added

Centre for Recording Achievement, UK

Rob Ward
Rob Ward is the Director of the Centre for Recording Achievement, a national network organisation and registered educational charity based in the UK. As an Associate Centre of the Higher Education Academy, CRA leads work on behalf of the Academy on supporting the implementation of Personal Development Planning and ePortfolio practice. Rob is a member of the National Progress Files Implementation Group (PFIG) and was a member of the initial Scoping Group on 'Measuring and Recording Student Achievement'. He led the CRA contribution to the National Coordination Team on Student Employability (ESECT), and was formerly a Fellow of the National Institute of Careers Education and Counselling (NICEC). With others, he currently facilitates Cohort IV of the Inter/National Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research, and coordinates the CRA work on the UK National Teaching Fellowship Project 'National Action Research Network on Researching and Evaluating Personal Development Planning and ePortfolio.'
Rob Ward


External Reviewer

University of Nottingham

Associate Professor Angela Smallwood
Angela is an Associate Professor in the School of Education, Director of the Centre for International ePortfolio Development and a Co-Director of the CETL for Integrative Learning. A National Teaching Fellow, she has been leading cross-institutional projects in learning and teaching for over ten years, first on personal development planning and recently on ePortfolios for transition. Currently she is directing three JISC projects contributing to an international IT infrastructure to support ePortfolios for lifelong learning. Her current work for the CETL involves leading a study of different ePortfolio solutions in different learning contexts and exploring the potential of ePortfolios to support personalised, multi-locational learning and the reflective synthesis of diverse, lifewide, learning experiences. She also leads the ePortfolio strand of the Derbyshire-Nottinghamshire Lifelong Learning Network, Leap Ahead, which focuses on vocational and work-based learners.
Image Angela Smallwood