Matthew Deeble



Matthew is the Education Practice Lead at Social Ventures Australia and the Director responsible for Evidence for Learning; a knowledge broker for Australia’s school education system supported by Social Ventures Australia and the Commonwealth Bank. Evidence for Learning provides the Teaching & Learning Toolkit, a free, online summary of more than 13,000 global studies and is running randomised control trials in Australian schools. See


Matthew has 25 years’ experience in building and running enterprises in education and health. He co-founded the first dedicated Internet service for Australian schools used by thousands of schools in Australia, NZ, the UK and USA. More recently he has worked on data, identity and privacy projects for the National Schools Interoperability Program. In Healthcare he has developed technology for randomised control trials and systematic reviews and is a non-executive director of the evidence efficiency platform - Covidence.

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