Executive Director, Education Transformation

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Ms Lori Hocking
Executive Director, Education Transformation

The Executive Director, Education Transformation is responsible for leading new major commercial and strategic growth initiatives including online education, curriculum reform and continuing and professional development.

The role manages key third party relationships that ensure the success of new teaching and learning initiatives for the University. The role has oversight of the University's professional and continuing education branch, PACE; the University’s English Language Centre; The University of Adelaide College and The University of Adelaide Managed Campuses; and online offerings with key partners including Pearson (Alliance), Open Universities Australia (OUA), FutureLearn, edX / 2U and others.

Leadership: Lori Hocking, Executive Director, Education Transformation
Contact: Isabelle Benton, Administration Officer

The following units report to the Executive Director, Education Transformation:


PACE provide courses, workshops and education programs every year to over 6000 participants from the community, business and industry. Participants are drawn from throughout Australia and internationally, providing lifelong learning opportunities and pathways to the University. Training incorporates the latest insights and research with best business practices, delivered by distinguished professors and experienced business leaders. Participants gain new knowledge, broader perspectives, fresh insights, and effective strategies to implement back into their organisations.

Leadership: Sally Jones, General Manager
Contact: pace@adelaide.edu.au or +61 8 8313 3268



The English Language Centre provides Academic English pathway programs, General English and English teacher training services (TESOL) for international students and visiting groups from overseas.

Leadership: Simon Futo, General Manager
Contactelc@adelaide.edu.au or +61 8 8313 4777