Gavin Grift is the Founder and CEO of Grift Education. Gavin’s passion, commitment, humour and highly engaging style have made him one of Australia’s most in-demand presenters. Through his keynotes, seminars, and coaching services, Gavin connects with national and international audiences on how to cultivate authentic collaboration, build success in others and genuinely commit to reflective practice. His belief in the development of defined professional autonomy for educators both challenge and connect the head and heart of his audiences.

Gavin is co-author of numerous articles and best-selling books, including Collaborative Teams that Transform Schools (2016), Transformative Collaboration (2016) and Teachers as Architects of Learning (2018). Most recently, he revised Learning by Doing (2018) with Colin Sloper, for an Australian context. He led the development of PLC networks across Australian, culminating in the establishment of the Centre for Professional Learning Communities. He is committed to growing the legacy of Rick and Becky DuFour’s work through the PLC at Work® process, which has been transforming schools in Australia since it’s pilot program in Adelaide, Melbourne and Canberra in 2010.