The School Magazine is honoured to have the following four people as our Centenary ambassadors.
Enjoy our centenary videos and hear from our ambassadors.
Ursula is a multi-award-winning author who has published more than 50 books in Australia and overseas: picture books, nonfiction, novels for younger readers and young adults, plays and more. For some years Ursula was a member of The School Magazine editorial staff and her stories, articles and plays often appear in Countdown, Blast Off, Orbit and Touchdown.
Robyn Ewing AM
Robyn is Professor of Teacher Education and the Arts, University of Sydney. Robyn was president of the Primary English Teachers Association from 2001-2006 and is immediate past president of the Australian Literacy Educators Association (ALEA) and former vice president of Sydney Story Factory. She is also a council member of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), an Honorary Associate with Sydney Theatre, Board member of WestWords and Visiting Scholar at Barking Gecko Children's Theatre.
Libby Gleeson AM
Libby is a widely published and award-winning writer of picture books and longer fiction for children and young adult readers. She was the instigator and Chair of WestWords, a program of literature, reading and writing activities for young people in Western Sydney and she is adjunct Associate professor of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.
Tohby is an award-winning writer, illustrator, cartoonist, designer and editor. He has written and illustrated numerous well-loved picture books; written a novel (published as a young adult book); was the cartoonist for Good Weekend (the Saturday magazine of the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age) for nearly ten years; and is a former editor of the The School Magazine.
[photos of Robyn Ewing AM and Libby Gleeson AM are from University of Sydney website.]