Hugh Guthrie

Hugh Guthrie

Hugh Guthrie

Hugh Guthrie has over 30 years’ experience as a practitioner and researcher in the VET sector. He started his career as a university academic teaching biology at Flinders University and then in 1981 became the Research Officer in the Education Unit at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and where he was, for a time, Head of their Curriculum Development Group. In 1987 he joined the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) and worked there in a variety of positions until moving to Victoria University in late 2011. During his time at NCVER he undertook and managed a range of significant research and development projects. He also ran the National VET Research and Evaluation (NVETRE) program. Hugh is a founding member of AVETRA and served as a member of its executive for many years. He received the Berwyn Clayton award for services to AVETRA in 2013. He has also been an executive member of HERDSA, AUSTAFE, AITD and VISTA. Hugh is currently Honorary Senior Fellow at the Centre for Vocational and Educational Policy.