John McIntyre is an Australian policy researcher in the area of adult learning where he has long been an advocate for the community education sector for many years.
After teaching and researching at the University of Technology Sydney, he was a member of the Board of Adult and Community Education and later Chair of of the NSW Advisory Committee on Community Education.
He is an Adult Learning Australia Research Fellow and since 2010 has been an Adjunct in the Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics at the University of Canberra.
Recent work on the capacity building in ACE providers includes Enterprising ACE (for Adult Learning Australia, 2010) and Engagement, Knowledge and Capability: Connecting Research and Policy to Practice
(for the Victorian ACFE Board, 2007).
In 2012 he contributed a policy history of lifelong learning in adult and vocational education in Australia to the Second International Handbook of Lifelong Learning (Springer 2012).
Currently he is researching the Sydney Theatre for Children founded and directed by Rosemarie Benjamin from 1937 to 1957, in honour of his uncle, Colin Campbell McIntyre, a leading actor and collaborator with Benjamin in the Theatre.
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