Meet the Staff
Geoff Powell is Head St Hilda’s Learning Institute and holds a Bachelor of Education (Arts) and a Graduate Diploma in IT from Melbourne University and a Masters of Education (Hons) in Computing from Monash University. He has been adapting technology into classrooms around the world for many years and is responsible for overseeing St Hilda’s iPad and MacBook initiatives.
Previously, he was Director of Computing at Geelong Grammar School in Victoria and spent time as an Exchange Fellow at Deerfield Academy (Massachusetts, USA). He has also worked on projects in the Hartford and Killingworth School Districts (USA), Bermuda, Fiji, New Zealand and on exchange programs in Bangladesh.
Geoff is an Apple Distinguished Educator; and St Hilda’s was awarded recognition as an Apple Distinguished School in 2013. Geoff has presented at numerous conferences nationally and internationally, including the NECC, AAL and Bb World conferences in the USA. He has also presented workshops across the USA, Asia and the South Pacific.
In 2004, as part of an aid project, he established and was the founding principal of a small boarding school in the Yasawan Islands of Fiji before returning to work at St Hilda’s School.