Academic & Integrity Council (AIC)



Heidi Reid has a Masters of TESOL, Grad Dip Ed (Primary), MBA (Human Resource Management).

Educated in Canada and Australia, Heidi has worked in international education for more than 20 years in Canada, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia.  She currently sits on the Advisory Council for NEAS (Quality Assurance for English Language Schools) and was previously on their Board of Directors. Ms Reid is active in the International Education Association of Australia and is an advocate and spokesperson for Pathways and international education.

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Jim Tognolini is currently Professor and Director of the Centre for Educational Measurement and Assessment (CEMA) at the University of Sydney and Managing Director of JT Educational Consulting Pty Ltd. He is also Professorial Fellow at Wollongong University (Australia) and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Western Australia.

As part of his role as Director of CEMA at the University of Sydney, he is responsible for designing and delivering Units of Study on Assessment Literacy and Data Literacy within the Master of Education course as well as designing Professional Learning modules for teachers. The Centre also provides academic leadership in building research capacity, scholarly inquiry, curriculum and consultancies in the educational measurement and assessment area.

Jim Tognolini also has extensive experience in liaising with representatives at all levels of government and educational organisations within Australia and overseas on assessment, standards and particularly the use of measurement information in informing system level planning; monitoring of standards; and, utilising data for improving school level teaching and learning.



Alison Taylor is an education sector specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in managing education operations across international, vocational, transnational, online education and pathways programs.

Starting her career at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and has held senior positions at UNSW, Macquarie University, the NSW Department of Education and Navitas.  Alison is a graduate of the Asialink Asian Leaders Program, the Women on Boards Next Generation of Corporate Female Leaders Program and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Alison is the Chief Operating Officer for the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (CQC2T). 

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Dr Lim Lai Cheng is currently an independent education advisor. She has extensive experience in the Singapore Education System having been principal of three schools in Singapore. Lai Cheng held key positions in corporate communications, curriculum planning and policy development at the Education Ministry’s headquarters from 1990 to 2007. She was involved in several nation-wide reviews on education such as the Revised “A” Level Curriculum and Integrated Programme Schools as well as corporate planning teams to re-strategise Primary School Education.

Lai Cheng is a board member of the International Positive Education Network and Chairman of the Singapore Positive Education Network. She is co-founder of the Global Alliance of Leading Edge Schools for Sustainability, a network of over 30 schools across the world. She is on the advisory board of several non-profit education foundations in Riyadh, Johannesburg, Bratislava, Moscow, Cyprus, Stockholm and Indonesia. She chairs the advisory board of Principals Academy Inc. Singapore. Lai Cheng was conferred the Chevalier Dans L’ Ordre des Palmes Academiques by the French Education Minister in 2012 for her key role in advancing educational collaboration and initiatives between France and Singapore.



Suzette Parlevliet is Co-founder and Experience Director at [YELLOW CAR], the world’s leading experience strategy training and consultancy firm for schools. With a background in hospitality management, she worked at the International School of Brussels for nearly a decade, where she oversaw the school’s brand development, communication strategy, web design, content production and, ultimately, the schools’ family experience. Today, Suzette brings expert insight and supports school leaders design and implement experience strategy in ways that demonstrate impact across the organisation.