Sandra has been Principal at St Joseph’s School since October 2015. She moved to Australia with her husband and children in 2001. Sandra has extensive experience in education in Australia, the Netherlands and the UK. Sandra is passionate about life-long learning, reflected in her own study, with Masters degrees in Education and Educational Leadership and a professional doctorate from QUT which focused on teachers’ work. Prior to moving into school leadership, Sandra spent some years as a Consultant with Catholic Education South Australia supporting schools with students from language backgrounds other than English, particularly students with refugee backgrounds. Sandra believes that given the right opportunities and support, every young person has the capacity to achieve successful outcomes.