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Mission and Education Advisor, Anglican Schools Commission

Vanessa Gamack

About Vanessa -

Vanessa Gamack is Mission and Education Advisor at the Anglican Schools Commission, and a former school teacher, having taught locally and internationally in London and Dubai. She previously worked at Churchie as a Religious Education Teacher, where she was awarded the Harrop Family Churchie Teaching Fellowship for work in Religious Education and Character Education. She has a Bachelor of Arts from UQ, a Grad. Dip. Teaching from QUT, an Advanced Diploma of Christian Counselling and Family Therapy from the Aust. Institute of Family Therapy, and she is currently studying a Master of Education at QUT. She is married with three sons and worships at St Augustine’s, Hamilton.

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Articles by Vanessa

Reflections Reflections

Calling out scapegoating and creating flourishing conditions

“So, my prayer for this year, as I practise peacemaking, is that I will be more effective at calling out scapegoating, better at challenging notions of redemptive violence and actively seek Jesus’ Third Way – I no longer want to regret not handling conflict situations as well as I could,” says the Anglican Schools Commission’s Mission and Education Advisor Vanessa Gamack

Reflections Reflections

Prayer Spaces – a journey worth taking

“In the Prayer Spaces framework, ‘space’ can unite mind, body and spirit, as students are positioned in a safe context of quiet and calm, where they can consider the ‘big questions’ of life and faith,” says Vanessa Gamack, Mission and Education Advisor at the Anglican Schools Commission