Shore School was pleased to host the 17th Annual Armitage lecture, with this year’s lecture by Dr Paul Burgis, Principal at PLC Sydney who discussed some ideas from his upcoming book “AND, NOT, OR, WITH: the good in education”. The Armitage lecture series aims to encourage thinking on matters to do with Anglican Schooling. Please enjoy!

The 17th Annual Armitage Lecture


I am the Principal of a Christian School that exists in a secular society. It's a job, but it's also tricky. Today I wish to consider this relationships, how I and my fellow Principals, teachers and educators might continue to enable our faith to be understood and lived

Dr Paul Burgis

Dr Paul Burgis

PhD (UNSW), MEd, BEd, Dip Tch (Eng/His-sec), Dip Div/Miss

Dr Paul Burgis is the current Principal of the Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney. Paul is married and has three daughters and lives in Drummoyne, Sydney. In his leisure time he enjoys reading history, theology, philosophy and poetry, supporting the Cronulla Sharks and wild bird photography. He worships with his family at Drummoyne Presbyterian Church.