Chief Executive @ SACE Board

Professor Martin Westwell is:

  • the newly appointed Chief Executive SACE Board
  • Chief Investigator in the national Science of Learning Research Centre
  • the scientist-in-residence at Patch Theatre, a nationally touring Theatre Company for 4-8 year olds

He and his team at Flinders University collaborate closely with educators of children from birth to post-school using research evidence to improve teaching and learning in creative ways.

His work has focused on the development of children’s executive functions (or stop-and-think skills) to help empower them as effective learners.

Download a copy of the ‘Re-imagining Childhood: The inspiration of Reggio Emilia education principles in South Australia’ report