As Chair of the Education Technology Consortium Victoria (ETCV), Cameron Nicholls leads collaboration between the IT Managers and curriculum leaders driving some of Victoria most innovate School IT programs. ECTV aims to develop best practice in the delivery of IT services to improve learning and teaching.
Cameron is currently Acting Principal at Warragul Regional College, a rural secondary college, 100km east of Melbourne, catering for 770 students in years 7-12. With a background as a secondary school Music teacher, Cameron has worked at the intersection of technology and art for many years teaching music recording and production, including theatrical sound and lighting.
Cameron was a finalist for the Victorian Secondary Teacher of the Year in 2013, being recognised for his outstanding teaching practice and his leadership of teaching and learning practices both locally and at the system level. Of particular note was his leadership and implementation of ICT initiatives to improve student outcomes, that have been totally integrated into whole school management including student management, assessment/reporting, accountability, the provision of welfare services, community engagement strategies, and most importantly, student learning.
Cameron is also chair of the West Gippsland Trade Training Alliance (WGTTA) Pedagogy Committee, bringing together Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS), with state of the art trade training equipment and video conferencing technology.