Dr Gerard Calnin is a Scholar-Practitioner with the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and was formerly a Research Fellow at The University of Melbourne. His current research interests are in school leadership, teacher evaluation and school effectiveness. Prior to working at EdUHK, Gerard held senior leadership roles in p-12 schooling and at the system/sectoral level; he was also an international research fellow in the USA and UK. He works with schools and school systems, and presents at conferences globally on a regular basis.