Tess Marslen is an experienced educator now working in school and education system strategy. Having worked in Australia and overseas in the private, nonprofit and government sectors, Tess brings a strong experience-base to her work. Of particular value is her first-hand experience as a teacher, HOLA and instructional mentor in a Department of Western Australian secondary school.
She has a long-held passion for improving the educational experiences of Australia’s young people through evidence-informed reform. Tess has great confidence in Australia’s educators to continue to improve their practice if given access to the time, knowledge and evidence they need. Tess recently took part in the Crowther Centre’s Coaching in Action training and is working with Oliver Lovell on designing an instructional coaching model.
Tess studied Law and International Relations at the University of Western Australia. After two years in private legal practice, Tess pursued her passion for Education by joining the Teach for Australia program.