Chief Executive Officer
Mr Robert Randall
Robert Randall has been Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) since November 2012. He was appointed for an initial period of three years, which was subsequently extended.
Robert brings significant experience and success in curriculum, assessment and reporting projects to this role. This experience has been gained at both state and national levels and has ranged from program design through to implementation.
Robert has worked at ACARA since 2009 and was previously deputy CEO and General Manager, Curriculum, of ACARA. In the
lead-up to the establishment of ACARA, Robert was General Manager of the interim National Curriculum Board.
Robert began his career as a teacher of mathematics in Perth before holding a range of positions within and beyond schools in Western Australia. In 1996, Robert was appointed Director, Curriculum, with the NSW Board of Studies, and in 2001 took up the position of Director of Curriculum K–12 with the NSW Department of Education and Training.