Keynote Speaker – Kath Murdoch
Joy of Play Educator’s Conference 2024

Keynote Speaker – Kath Murdoch

International Speaker, Author, Consultant, Researcher and Teacher

Kath Murdoch is an experienced teacher, author, university lecturer and popular consultant. She is highly regarded for her work in the
field of inquiry-based learning in which she has taught, written and researched for almost 40 years. Based in Australia, Kath works in
schools throughout the world to support teachers and children in using inquiry-based approaches to teaching and learning.

Never losing sight of the privilege of working with children, Kath remains uniquely attuned to classroom life. She is fiercely committed
to working ‘on the ground’ with children and educators as she explores the delights and complexities of bringing an inquiry stance to
teaching and learning. She has extensive experience of partnering with schools to embed inquiry across the curriculum.

Kath is the author of over 17 books for teachers including the best-selling ‘Power of Inquiry’ , “Getting Personal with Inquiry Learning”
and the exquisite set of inquiry coaching cards, ‘The Art of Inquiry Teaching’. Her popular picture book for children, ‘The Wonder of
Winsome,’ a story about curiosity, was published in 2021.

Find Kath via her website here

Leaders in the education sector for play pedagogy