New Patron for IPEd
Posted on: 02 March 2012
Professor Roly Sussex OAM has accepted IPEd's invitation to become its inaugural Patron.
Professor Sussex, an Emeritus Professor of the University of Queensland, is Research Fellow in UQ’s Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology. He is Chair of the Library Board of Queensland, a Visiting Professor at Xinjiang Normal University, PRC, President of the Alliance Française de Brisbane and Vice-President, Alliance Française d’Australie.
Since 1997, Roly has been a regular radio broadcaster on language for ABC and commercial radio, and has contributed to newspapers and other media on issues of language in Australia. He presents weekly programs on language, with a major focus on English, to the Northern Territory, Queensland and South Australia, and is regularly heard on ABC Radio National and on commercial radio.
He also writes a weekly column, ‘Word Limit’, for the Brisbane Courier-Mail.
IPEd Council warmly welcomes our new Patron, Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex OAM. and looks forward to working with him to promote our profession's role in assuring clear communication.