Honorary Professor Andrew Gonczi

MA(Sydney), MEd(Hons)(Sydney), PhD(UTS)

Honorary Professor


Phone: +61 2 9351 2614

Fax: +61 2 9351 4580

Building.Room: A35.547


Adult education, professional and vocational education

Professional biography

Andrew is  currently the director of Clinical Education in the Faculty of Health Sciences. He was formerly Director, SydneyLearning(now renamed Learning Solutions). His scholarly interests, on which he has published widely, are educational policy in vocational and higher education, professional education and educational leadership.

Andrew was the Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Technology, Sydney, from 1997 to 2005 and president of the NSW Teacher Education Council in 2004.

He has been on the academic board of a number of private higher-education providers and has undertaken consultancy projects for schools, private higher-education providers, non-government agencies and universities.

Professional and community roles

  • Chair Academic Board, Whitehouse Institute of Design (current)

  • Chair Academic Board, KAPLAN Higher Education (current)

  • Member General Practice Education and Training (GPET) Quality Assurance Committee (current)

Current projects

  • Role of emotions in facilitating and inhibiting learning in clinical placements

Current research students

Project title Degree Research student
Leading strategic planning in Australian universities (Auxiliary supervisor) EdD Therese (Tess) Howes
Theoretical framework for Australian private higher education. (Associate supervisor) EdD Sue-Ann Stanford