Summary: Australian prominent educational researcher and an expert on the differences between single-sex and coeducational schools who was chairman and senior research director at the Australian Council Centre for Educational Research, where he led a national economic inquiry into the philosophical teaching of literacy and helped to promote the value of influential teachers, believing they were one of the most important factors in educational outcomes.
Cause of Death: Killed in a bushfire
Born: December 26, 1945
Died: February 7, 2009
Location: Marysville, Victoria, Australia