Mary Brennan – Director

Mary Brennan, Director of the Australian Study Circles Network

Mary is a Deliberative Dialogue Practitioner, helping communities organise their own Dialogue to Change Programs. She is an experienced teacher, lecturer and workshop facilitator. Mary also contributed to the design of the unique Australian Dialogue to Change Program.

Mary’s 20 years experience in the education and training sector is diverse and includes working with disadvantaged learners, including migrants and refugees; designing and delivering programs in business, teacher education and English in Hong Kong, China and Korea; managing a Neighbourhood House; rural primary school teaching; conference presentations; and delivering Dialogue to Change Program organising and study circle facilitator workshops.

Mary is a Lecturer at Victoria University and Central Queensland University as well as a Director of her own private practice which has included the delivery of workshops across Australia on the Commonwealth Government’s Ministerial Declaration on Adult Community Education.