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Jane Newton

Head of Curriculum

Jane is the Head of Curriculum at AFTRS, where she oversees the continuous improvement of curriculum and works with all course teams to develop and enhance their programs. She also facilitates a program of professional development and support for teachers across all of the AFTRS course offerings. Jane holds a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education, majoring in performance studies, and a Master of Education (Learning and Leadership).

A qualified high school teacher, Jane has also worked extensively in state government, not-for-profit and arts sectors as an educator and VET specialist, with curriculum design and compliance being her key areas of experience and interest. Jane previously worked for Create NSW as Sector Investment Manager (Arts) and for NIDA as the Manager of Vocational Studies.