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John Butler


John Butler OAM has worked as a geography teacher in schools in Australia, an advisor to geography teachers, a curriculum developer and a writer of more than 30 texts that are widely used in schools. He has worked in the state sector and the private sector, and in his last school was director of the school curriculum for 15 years. He was awarded a life membership of the Geography Teachers’ Association of South Australia, made a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators, and in the 2006 Australia Day Honours was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his contributions to education, particularly in the fi eld of Geography. His most recent appointment is lead writer for primary geography in the AGTA GeogSpace project.