Leigh Pointon

Leigh Pointon has been the College Director & Principal at Griffith College since April 2014. Prior to this appointment Leigh was the Director of Academic Programs & Student Services at Griffith College for 4 years, and held a range of academic leadership and teaching roles with the College, Griffith University, and the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). With more than 25 years’ experience delivering, managing and leading higher education within the university and private education sectors, Leigh has also acquired a considerable amount of experience teaching ESL students. Leigh currently sits on the Australasian Leadership Team of Navitas’ University Partnerships Australasian Division and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Forum for Chairs of Academic Boards of Non-University Higher Education Providers. She also co-authored Essential Academic Skills, published by Oxford University Press; a textbook targeted at preparing ESL and less educationally prepared students for tertiary education.

Lessons from 25 years of success at Griffith College

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