Dr W.A. Rogers: B.Th.(Hons.), Dip.Min., Dip.Teach., B.Ed.(Melb), M.Ed.(Melb) Ph.D.(Melb) F.A.C.E., Fellow of the Australian College of Education; Honorary Life Fellow of All Saints and Trinity College : Leeds University, Honorary Fellow: Melbourne University Graduate School of Education
Bill Rogers is an education consultant. A teacher by profession, Bill now lectures widely on discipline and behaviour management issues; classroom management; stress and teaching; colleague support; developing peer-support programs for teachers and developing community-oriented policies for behaviour management, based on whole-school approaches.
He works in every area of education (primary, post-primary and tertiary) conducting in-service programs/seminars for teachers and support staff, lecturing widely at Colleges of Education, Universities and schools, working with parent groups and students in schools.
He has taken seminars, in-services, lecture-programs and developed in-school workshops with teachers (across Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the U.K.) in the past sixteen years. His work is known especially for his commitment to a skills-based approach to discipline and behaviour management and the emphasis on a colleague support focus across the school for the development, and maintenance, of positive behaviours within a rights, responsibility, rules focus.
Bill is the author of many journal articles and contributions to magazines (in Australia and the U.K.) and has published a number of books in Australia and the United Kingdom. He also has written for the Times Educational Supplement in the UK. Bill is on the Editorial Board of Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties a journal published quarterly by Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association (SEBDA) in the UK.
He has taught at both primary and secondary phase, in schools, and in 1985 took up a consultancy position with the Ministry of Education (in
In 1988 he was awarded a scholarship to the
Since 1988 Bill has returned on numerous occasions to lecture at major universities and to conduct seminars and in-service programs with a number of Education Authorities in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Indonesia, New Zealand and New Guinea. He has conducted a number of Summer Schools at the University of Cambridge Institute of Education, UK.
Prior to teaching Bill was a parish minister for seven years in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne; a role including chaplaincy in hospitals and schools.
Bill holds a Diploma in Pastoral Ministry (Ridley College, Dip. Min.); Bachelor in Theology (B.Th. Second Class Hons Ridley College : Melbourne University; Diploma of Teaching and Bachelor of Education (Melbourne University B.Ed.). His Master's degree (
He was made a Fellow of the