Professor Chris Davison
Head of School of Education
Chris Davison, a specialist in language education and school-based assessment, is Professor of Education and Head of the School of Education, UNSW. Before her appointment to UNSW, Chris was Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Education at University of Hong Kong, where she worked for nine years. She has worked in teacher education, including at Melbourne and La Trobe University, for over 30 years, and before that, as an English and ESL teacher and consultant in primary and secondary schools, English language centres and the adult and community education sector in Australia and overseas.
Chris is recipient of a number of awards, including Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education and to TESOL, awarded by the Australian Council of Deans of Education in 2016, and the Ralph Rawlinson Award 2017 for Outstanding Contributions to the Education of Students with Disadvantage at the International Level.