Director, SiMERR National Research Centre at the University of New England
John Pegg is Director of the SiMERR National Research Centre at the University of New England. He has been the team leader on numerous large-scale research projects, and continues to foster strong links with schools and educational authorities in Australia. Internationally, he leads multi-year projects to promote national ‘system’-based reforms in quality teaching and school leadership. He is also known internationally for his contribution to theory-based cognition research linked to the SOLO Model, and his advocacy for, and research into, rural and regional education. He was a Chief Investigator for the brain-based, ARC Australian Science of Learning Research Centre at the Queensland Brain Institute 2014-2019.