President - Michael Schratz
President Elect - Andy Hargreaves
ICSEI President Elect, Andy Hargreaves, is the Thomas More Brennan Chair in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. Before that, he was the co-founder and co-Director of the International Centre for Educational Change at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
Past President - Alma Harris
Dr Alma Harris is Professor of Educational Leadership at the Institute of Education (IOE, London). She is currently Professor and Director of the Institute of Educational Leadership at the University of Malaya. From 2008, she was the Pro-Director (Leadership) at the Institute of Education, London. In 2010/12 she was a senior policy adviser to the Welsh Government. Her research work focuses primarily on leading organizational change and development. She is internationally known for her work on school improvement, focusing particularly on improving schools in challenging circumstances. Alma has written extensively about leadership in schools and she is an expert on the theme of distributed leadership. Her book 'Distributed Leadership in Schools: Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow' (published in 2008 by Routledge & Falmer Press) has been translated into several languages.
Board Member - Ariel Lindorff-Vijayendran
Board Member - Hechuan Sun
Prof. Dr. Hechuan Sun has extensive experiences in teaching and administration. She is the Vice President of China Educational Effectiveness Association, Chair of the Science and Technology Association of SNU, an Expert of China National Inspectorate in MoE. She has participated in policymaking in China national inspection in education. She is an active fellow of ten educational research associations at home and abroad. She also serves on several international editorial advisory boards and serves as a reviewer for SSCI journals. In total, she has published over 200 articles and 15 books worldwide, undertaken 18 international and national research projects on SESI, teacher quality assessment and educational reforms.
Board Member - Persille Schwartz
Board Member - Paige Fisher
Paige Fisher is a teacher educator and researcher at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. She is also the Executive Director of the Centre for Innovative Educational Leadership at VIU, which is an outreach centre dedicated to community and field-based professional learning and research. Her research interests revolve around initiatives that are directly and indirectly focused on supporting positive identity formation in young people.
Board Member - Sam Stringfield
Board Member - Susan E. Elliott-Johns
Board member - Suwarsih Madya
Suwarsih Madya her B.A. degree from IKIP Yogyakarta, which was converted into Yogyakarta State University in 1999, and her M.A. and doctoral degrees from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia in 1983 and 1987 respectively. In 2003 she earned her professorship in foreign language teaching. She is currently the Vice-Rector for Cooperation and Partnership Affairs, Yogyakarta State University. Her current job is facilitated by her understanding of crucial educational issues and her experiences in international cooperation, which have been enhanced by a number of positions she assumed: (1) the Attache for Education and Culture, Indonesian Embassy, Bangkok (1995-1999), that gave her opportunities to interact international communities; (2) the Assistant Director of the Post-graduate School, Yogyakarta State University (2000-2002), that gave her opportunities to interact with foreign students and experts; (3) a Member of the Governing Board, the UNESCO Institute for Education, Hamburg, Germany (2001-2004), that involved her in discussions of adult educational issues in different countries; (4) the Head of the Bureau for International Cooperation and Public Relations, Ministry of National Education (2003-2005); (5) Head of the Office of Education, Yogyakarta Special Territory (2008-2010), that gave her opportunities to observe educational policy making and practice. Her understanding of and expertise in EFL teaching and learning have been enhanced by leading as Vice-President and President the Association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Indonesia (TEFLIN) from 2000-2003 and 2003-2009 respectively. She also learned a great deal from chairing the 6th Asia TEFL International Conference attended by more than 1000 participants from more than 30 countries in Bali, Indonesia (2008), and the 27th ICSEI International Conference attended by around 350 participants from more than 30 countries in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2014). Last but not least, she will learn more from being a member of the ICSEI Board (2015-2017).