A/Assistant Director of the School Engagement and Partnerships – Australian Sports Commission
Penny Carlson is A/Assistant Director of the School Engagement and Partnerships Portfolio at the Australian Sports Commission. Within this role Penny has led the development of Physical Literacy in Australia. In a global first this approach unites the sport, education and health systems in demonstrating physical activity is critical to holistic development.
Prior to her current role, Penny worked on teacher professional learning, performance and development at the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership. Penny is a former teacher whose experience includes a number of curriculum leadership roles. She has also worked in the not-for-profit sector, implementing wellbeing programs in schools nationally