Mr Macklin is passionate about the power of education in supporting a more equitable and productive society. Mr Macklin has extensive knowledge of school education policy as well as children and young people’s outcomes, built through roles in strategic policy, research and performance reporting.

His current research is focused on innovative models of teaching and learning in schools that better enable students to build the skills, capabilities and dispositions they’ll need to live fulfilling lives and thrive in their future endeavours.

He holds a Master of Public Policy and Management and a Bachelor of Journalism.



  • RMIT – BComm (Jour)
  • UniMelb – MPPM