Director | Zita Pinda

Zita's broad professional experience includes teaching and leadership in primary and secondary schools, as well as extensive work in providing support, training and consultancy service to networks of schools, educational institutions and community groups. Her extensive research and project work in Student Attendance and Learning Network Development are widely recognised as highly effective models for school and community transformation. Zita is co-author of Getting Clever with Attendance and was a member of the writing team of the Student Engagement Guidelines.


Current and recent projects, consultancy and facilitation include:

  • DEECD Attendance Matters Professional Learning Program for Secondary teachers Assistants 2009 - 2010
  • DEECD NMR Improving Student Attendance Professional Learning Program 2004-2010
  • DEECD WMR Improving Student Attendance Program 2008 - 2010
  • NMR Action Improvement Zones Attendance Professional Learning Program 2009
  • Joint NMR and WMR Attendance Officers Network 2008-2009
  • Writing team of the Student Attendance section of the DEECD Student Engagement and Wellbeing Guidelines 2008
  • Project Officer The Yarra Schools Network School Participation Project 2003 - 2006
  • Co-author of Getting Clever with Attendance 2006
  • Professional Learning Leader Yarra Schools and Inner North Networks 2007 - 2010