John Goh is currently the Principal of Merrylands East Public School, with an enrolment of 370 students (90% NESB including 10% refugee background).
John’s dynamic and innovative staff are part of the Social Ventures Australia Powerhouse Schools Program. Together, they have a passion for the use of technology in learning and student engagement.
In recent years, John’s school has achieved the United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Award for their sustainability programs and infrastructure, and the NSW Director General’s School Achievement.
In 2012, John was a finalist for the Pride of Australia award. In 2014, John received a Harvard Club Teachers Mutual Bank Public Education foundation scholarship to study at Harvard Graduate School Of Education along with an ACE Leadership Award for the use of social media in education.