Professor Peter Buckskin
Professor Peter Buckskin PSM FACE is a Narungga man from the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. As an educator and professional bureaucrat for over 40 years, Professor Buckskin’s passion has been the pursuit of educational excellence for Aboriginal peoples.
He has worked as a schoolteacher, a Ministerial Adviser, Superintendent of Schools and as a senior executive at both State and Federal levels. He has also served as a Commissioner of the Australian Commission to UNESCO.
For more than a decade, Professor Buckskin worked as an officer in the Commonwealth’s Senior Executive Service in the portfolios of Education and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs. Professor Buckskin is an Executive Member of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Consortium (NATSIHEC) and the World Indigenous Network of Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC).
Professor Buckskin continues as Co-Chair of Reconciliation SA, Chair of the SA Aboriginal Education and Training Consultative Council (SAAETCC), Chair, Tauondi Aboriginal College and Chair, WIPCE 2020.
Professor Peter Buckskin, Chair, WIPCE 2020, to be held in Adelaide, South AustraliaWIPCE 2020 Conference