NEAS News – Innovations in NEAS Professional Development

NEAS’ Professional Development supports the ELT community through advancing best practices to all areas of ELT delivery and support.  Our PD supports all individuals working with and alongside ELT institutions to help them meet their quality goals as well as expand their PD capacity. 

Our 2020 Professional Development suite continues to evolve in order to provide the support needed by the ELT community.

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NEAS Australia CEO Update March 2020

Dr Patrick Pheasant, CEO, NEAS Australia

NEAS’ role in supporting our members

The beginning of 2020 has certainly been a tumultuous start to the year for international education and training. In the face of the Australian bushfires and COVID-19, our thoughts are with our members, their staff and students as we all negotiate the difficult economic, political, social, emotional and educational challenges these two unforeseen and unprecedented events present.

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NEAS Australia CEO Update JAN 2020

Dr Patrick Pheasant, CEO, NEAS Australia

NEAS Turns 30 Years Old!

Happy New Year! Thank you to everyone for your support throughout 2019. On behalf of everyone at NEAS, we look forward to working with you throughout 2020. The year has started with several new initiatives from NEAS, some of which I would like to share with you.

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NEAS News – NEAS Australia appoints new Chair of the Board

NEAS Australia today announced that Chair of the Board of Directors, Ms Denise Taylor, will be stepping down from the role at the end of this year. Ms Tanya Buchanan, currently serving on the NEAS Australia Board, has been appointed to the position, effective 6 February 2020.

Ms Taylor commented, “The appointment of Tanya as Chair was the unanimous decision of the NEAS Australia Board of Directors, and I can think of no better person to take on this role. Tanya has been a NEAS Director since June 2019 and has made an outstanding contribution to date.”

Ms Buchanan brings a wealth of experience, having worked in the not-for-profit sector for most of her career. She is the current CEO of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and has also served on multiple boards. She is currently Deputy Chair of the Asbestos Diseases Research Foundation. Ms Buchanan holds an MBA and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ms Tanya Buchanan
Incoming Chair
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