David De Carvalho | CEO
NSW Education Standards Authority | Australia

David De Carvalho, CEO, NSW Education Standards Authority

David de Carvalho is the Chief Executive Officer of the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). He has extensive experience in leading major reforms at both national and state level and a deep personal passion for, and understanding of, education.
Immediately prior to NESA, he was Deputy Secretary at the NSW Department of Family and Community Services. He has also led the National Catholic Education Commission and was Head of the Higher Education Division in the Federal Education Department.  He started his career as a secondary school teacher and has served on several education and research boards.


Expo Main Stage - Day One @ 13:00

A fresh look at curriculum for the 21st century

  • Think about the challenges and opportunities of designing and delivering a curriculum that is fit for the future
  • Hear how the NSW Education Standards Authority is approaching this task
  • Consider what we can do to ensure education is equipping students to contribute to society in the 21st century

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