Professor John Loughran
John Loughran is the Foundation Chair in Curriculum & Pedagogy and Dean of the Faculty of Education, Monash University. John was a science teacher for ten years before moving into teacher education. John believes that teaching needs to be more highly valued as a profession and his research and writing illustrates how that might be possible. John has published approximately 200 refereed journal articles and 30 books and recently co-edited with Mary Lynn Hamilton The International Handbook of Teacher Education (Springer, 2016). He was the co-founding editor of Studying Teacher Education and is an Executive Editor for Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice and is on the International Editorial Advisory Board for a number journals including Teacher Education Quarterly and the Journal of Reflective Practice.