Mignon Weckert

Educational Leadership Director
Lutheran Education South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia
Australia Hub | AUSTRALIA

Mignon Weckert is the Educational Leadership Director for Lutheran Education South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia. Her focus in the organization is equipping leaders for the emerging future, with a focus on awareness-based practices, systems thinking and systems sensing, nurturing collective and individual leadership practice to enable all learners within schools to flourish. 

Her work also includes cultivating compassionate, collaborative, and supportive networks of leaders, educators, and staff. More recently, because of significant growth in interest and engagement in systems awareness within LESNW, Mignon’s work has involved engaging whole school communities in becoming more ‘compassionate systems’ within the larger association of schools. 

Mignon had developed a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise as a teacher, curriculum leader and developer, and executive leader in schools and learning organizations in Australia, Singapore and throughout Asia Pacific. She has previously served as the regional manager for the IB Primary Years Program for Asia Pacific supporting the significant growth and development of IB schools through-out the region. Mignon has also facilitated professional learning opportunities nationally and internationally with a focus on contemporary pedagogy and leadership practice. 

Mignon was a participant in the Compassionate Systems workshop in Jakarta in 2019 and has engaged in many of the Global and Asia Pacific Calls to continue to build and share her practice, understanding and connection. She is currently on the Advisory committee for the Compassionate Systems Collective in Australia the Australian hub of a global ecosystem of educators advancing deep change in education through a focus on systems awareness.