Lisa Catherine Ehrich
is an International Scholar and Associate Professor of Education at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Queensland, Australia. On October 26, 2011, Dr. Ehrich gave a presentation titled, “K-12 Schooling through Higher Education in Australia.” In her presentation, she provided an overview of education in Australia and discussed broad influences on education policy, background information on types of schools in Australia, higher education in Australia, social justice, and current issues such as the introduction of the national curriculum, high stakes testing, and national standards for school leaders and teachers. The presentation was sponsored by the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations and was held in the new School of Education Building. Prior to her tenure at Measured Progress, Dr. Ehrlich worked for 13 years at Digital Equipment Corporation, where she managed training projects, products, and educational services departments; administered programs; and acted as liaison to both customers and executive committees. Dr. Ehrlich earned doctoral and master's degrees in instructional design and technology from the University of Iowa, and a bachelor's degree from Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Biography Updated on 18 March 2012