Ralph Pirozzos Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

Founder & Managing Director, Promoting Learning International

Degrees and Qualifications

  • Honour Graduation Diploma – Riverdale Collegiate Institute
  • Respiratory Technologist (Canada)
  • Bachelor of Science (Four Year – Grade A Standing) (Toronto)
  • Bachelor of Education (Queen’s) (Kingston, Ontario)
  • Graduate Diploma in Resource Teaching (QUT)
  • Graduate Certificate in Management (QUT)

Memberships

  • The Australian College of Education
  • Australian Council for Educational Leaders
  • Support Teachers’ Association of Queensland

Employment History

  • 1997 – Present Founder/Managing Director, Promoting Learning International
  • 1994-1997 Director of Development, Nudgee College
  • 1992-1994 Head of Curriculum, Deception Bay High School
  • 1988-1992 Regional Consultant, Sunshine Coast Region (Gifted & Talented Programs)
  • 1983-1988 Head of Science, Morayfield State High School
  • 1978-1983 Head of Remedial Education, Clontarf Beach High School
  • 1977-1978 Science Teacher, Wavell State High School
  • 1975-1977 Science Teacher, Pimlico State High School
  • 1973-1975 ESL & Math Teacher, St Lawrence College of Applied Arts and Technology, Kingston, Ontario
  • 1966-1972 Respiratory Technologist, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada

Civil Appointment

  • 1982 – Present Justice of the Peace (Queensland, Australia)

Publications

  • 1980 – Present Published 66 articles in Australian and overseas journals
  • 2005 Improving Thinking in the Classroom, Hawker Brownlow
  • 2006 50 Cooperative Learning Activities, Hawker Brownlow
  • 2007 Improving Thinking in the Classroom, Hawker Brownlow (Second Edition)
  • 2009 Multiple Intelligences Test, Hawker Brownlow
  • 2012 Mathematics Diagnostic Test, Promoting Learning International
  • 2012 My Preferred Levels of Thinking Test, Promoting Learning International
  • 2012 17 Learning Contracts, Promoting Learning International
  • 2013 The Thinking School: Implementing Thinking Skills Across the School, Hawker Brownlow
  • 2014 Differentiating The Curriculum: Supporting Teachers To Thrive In Mixed Ability Classrooms, Hawker Brownlow
  • 2015 Implementing An Effective Teacher Feedback Program: The Pirozzo Process. Hawker Brownlow

Founder/President:

  • 1979 – Present Peninsula Enrichment Programs Inc.

Honours and Awards

  • 1981 Jaycees Outanding Young Australians
  • 1987 Honorary Visiting Teacher
  • 1988 CRA Fellow
  • 1992 Paul Harris Fellow (Rotary Club of Kippa Ring)
  • 1992 Citizen Ambassador Delegates: People to People International (China)
  • 1995 Australian Men and Women of Science, Engineering and Technology
  • 1997 Who’s Who in Australia and the Pacific Nations
  • 1999 Who’s Who in Asia and the Pacific Nations
  • 2000 Outstanding People of the 20th Century
  • 2001 Australian College of Education – Excellence Award

Contact Ralph Pirozzo

Mobile (Aus)
0419 788311

Fax (Aus)
+61 7 3263 3030

Email
ralph@pli.com.au

Post
3 Cathedral Street
Bridgeman Downs
QLD 4035, Australia