Director, Teaching Strategy

Professor Alex Steel<br/>
Director, Teaching Strategy<br/>
Professor Law Faculty
Alex Steel is the Director, Teaching Strategy reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic & Student Life. He also maintains his position as Professor in the Faculty of Law and Justice.

The Director Teaching Strategy is a senior academic position within the Division which provides support and strategic advice to the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic, the Pro Vice Chancellor (Education and Student Experience) and other members of the Senior Management Team on matters regarding teaching and learning strategy and the student experience. The Director engages widely within Divisions and Faculties, as well as externally. There is also a strong strategic projects leadership aspect to the role.

Alex’s previous university positions include Acting Pro Vice Chancellor Education (2019), Law Associate Dean Education (2009-2014), Law Associate Dean Academic (2014-2016), Deputy Director Scientia Education Academy (2017-9). He has been a member of Academic Board since 2014.

Alex is the Consultant to the Australian Law School Standards Committee, and previously co-convenor of the Legal Education Associate Deans (LEAD) Network (2012-16). He is on the Executive of the Australasian Law Teachers Association and the Editorial Committee of the Legal Education Review. Alex is a member of the NSW Bar Association Education Committee, and was previously a member of the Criminal Law Committee.

Alex research interests lie in both legal education and criminal law. His legal education publications range across the pedagogy and regulation of legal education, curriculum design, assessment practices and student wellbeing.

He has received a Commonwealth Government Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2015) and numerous university and discipline awards.

Executive Assistant
Indelle Scott
Tel: +61 2 9385 2800