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Ms Josephine Wise


  • Bio/Profile
  • Josephine is the Director, Education Services at Independent Schools Queensland. She leads teams who support over 200 schools, statewide, to establish high quality performance and development cultures and differentiated teaching and learning for all students. Josephine established the National Certification of Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers (HALTs) in Queensland independent schools.

    Josephine has worked as National Manager of Policy and Programs (Professional Learning) at the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) and was responsible for a shaping phase of the Australian Curriculum with the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). She attends meetings of AITSL's Oversight Board of the Australian Teacher Workforce Data project.

    As a Director on the Board of the Queensland Educational Leadership Institute (QELi) she contributes to the development of Queensland school leaders.

    Josephine is a member of academic advisory boards and think-tanks for education faculties at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Southern Cross and Griffith Universities. Josephine is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Chair of the Queensland College of Teachers Audit and Risk committee.