Ross Hayward.

Associate / School Council Trainer

Ross is passionate about the importance of state education, with more than 30 years’ experience as an educator and leader with the Victorian Department of Education. Ross’s career as a school leader and principal has provided him with a wealth of knowledge, insight and understanding of the essential elements required for an effective and high functioning school. During his teaching career, Ross developed a particular interest in Restorative Practices completing a study tour to the UK and Germany and implementing this knowledge as a principal and school leader.   

Ross continues to impart his skills and knowledge as an Improving School Governance School Council Training Facilitator and as a placement mentor to Deakin University’s Bachelor and Master of Education students.   


  • Staff mentoring and leadership development
  • Restorative practices
  • School Council Training