Peter Murphy

President

Peter Murphy trained as an Industrial Designer in the UK.  He worked for retail designers Dollar Rae and also co-founded the design consultancy Go 90 in Glasgow.  Following a period working in further education, Peter taught English in Berlin for 3 years.  He moved to Melbourne in 2009 to pursue a Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education at Victoria University.  He was Technology Coordinator at Simonds Catholic College from 2011 - 2013 and is now a Design teacher at Northcote High School and teaches Product Design and Technology Yrs 7-12. Peter was part of the 2011 Product Design & Technology VCE review panel, has published teacher support material for VCE Unit 1 PD&T and is the creator of So You Think You Can Design. Peter has also been part of the VCAA expert panel charged with reviewing and trialing the national curriculum for Design and Technology. Peter was elected as President of DATTA Vic in 2015 and 2016 where he helped to develop Design and Technology Week.