Our Team

International Reference Panel

Filip Fanchette

Filip Fanchette

Mauritius
A long-term involvement in grassroots social analysis training around the world.
Dr Lean Chan

Dr Lean Chan

(Chan Lean Heng)
Malaysia
Feminist popular educator in participatory research and development.
David Battrick

David Battrick

Australia
A specialist in contextual theology and situation analysis.
Prof. Tim Ireland

Prof. Tim Ireland

Brazil
Interests in public policy, adult and popular education, globalization.

Animation Team

Ron Mitchinson

Ron Mitchinson

Chair
An activist, educator and priest with a long involvement in popular movements around the world.
Dr John Lockhart

Dr John Lockhart

Director
An educator with many years of experience and involvement in Freirean pedagogy.
Ailis Ni Riain

Ailis Ni Riain

Community Arts Facilitator
Artist and composer who uses people's stories to communicate through art.
Stephen Welsh

Stephen Welsh

Community Organizer / Facilitator
A community organizer and development worker trained in Freirean social analysis.
Glenn Cannon

Glenn Cannon

Facilitator
An educator and minister interested in utilizing empowering approaches in all of his work.

Associate Tutors

Dr Alethea Melling

Dr Alethea Melling

A specialist in community leadership and peer education.
Adrian Judd

Adrian Judd

A specialist in faith communities and with a strong interest in trade unions.

Interns

Rihana Khan

Rihana Khan

Community Education Officer