Author: Vanessa Gamack

Vanessa Gamack has joined the team at the Anglican Schools Commission in Southern Queensland as the Mission Education Advisor.

After a career in teaching spanning three decades and three continents, Vanessa now hopes to make a difference by serving other teachers. Presenting professional development and supporting teachers is something Vanessa thoroughly enjoys and she has presented at local, national and international conferences on Religious Education.

Vanessa has been most recently teaching Religious Education at ‘Churchie’, Anglican Church Grammar School. During her 12 years at Churchie, Vanessa developed a passion for character education and developed her own subject called Christian Character and Religious Education or CCARE.

In 2016, Vanessa was awarded the Harrop Family Churchie Teaching Fellowship, which enabled her to travel to the US in 2017 and attend a course at Berkeley University. More recently, Vanessa has been in the UK looking at trends in Religious Education in England and Scotland.