Lisa Edwards

Lisa Edwards is an English teacher and school leader, currently working as a Leadership Adviser with the Department of Education’s School Leadership Institute (SLI).

Lisa was Head Teacher Wellbeing at Bossley Park High School, Head Teacher English at Engadine High School and Deputy Principal at Port Hacking High School, and has worked extensively with teachers across NSW in quality assessment and programming in collaboration with the Department of Education’s Secondary Education team, and has presented for the English Teachers’ Association.

Lisa is currently supporting middle leaders and aspiring leaders in NSW public schools through the work of the SLI. She is a strong advocate for public education and educational equity, dedicated to supporting teachers in public schools to maximise learning outcomes for our students.

Lisa received an Australian Council for Educational Leaders award and a Premier’s Award for Public Service in 2017 for her work leading the lifting of literacy and HSC achievement at Engadine High School.