College Board - Dr Andrew Gonczi - Sydney Community College

College Board - Dr Andrew Gonczi


  • Master of Arts, University of Sydney
  • Master of Education ( Hons ), University of Sydney
  • PhD, University of Technology, Sydney

Andrew is a former Chair of the College Board and his specialist area is education for occupations – specifically professional education, vocational education and training and professional development.

Andrew has led the development of educational programmes in Mexico, the Middle East, Vietnam, Hong Kong and China in competency based education, vocational education, professional education as well as in human resource development. He has published extensively in all these areas, as well as in some aspects of school education.

Andrew has undertaken consultancy projects in development and review of competency standards and educational programmes for organisations such as the Australian Council on Chiropractic and Osteopathic Education, Medical Radiation Sciences Association, Dietitians Association of Australia and the Australian Nursing Council.

His work in the areas of curriculum design, teaching and learning, assessment, accreditation and quality assurance has supported the activities of organisations such as Billy Blue College (now the Think education group), The Securities Institute (now Kaplan), The Migration Agents Registration Authority, The Australian Institute of Music, Whitehouse Institute of Design, Insearch Ltd, General Practice Education and Training, the NSW Teacher Education Council, Macleay College and the Australian Institute of Actuaries.

Former Positions

  • Director of Learning at the University of Sydney during 2006/7
  • Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Education and Social Work and in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Affiliations/Professional Memberships

  • Member, General Practice Education and Training (GPET) quality advisory committee since 2003 (also undertook a review of the GPET quality/accreditation procedures in 2010)
  • Former Chair of the Academic Board of the Whitehouse Institute of Design and member of Board of Directors
  • Chair of the Academic Board of Kaplan on-line Higher Education and Chair of Kaplan Business Schools Academic Board
  • Chair of the Macleay College Academic Board and a Chair of Collarts Academic Board

The role of these Boards is essentially to develop systems of quality assurance in relation to teaching and learning in those institutions.

Last reviewed and updated May 2019

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