Alastair Gray was originally educated as an historian; the ultimate study and analysis of change over time. For the last 20 years he has been pivotal in implementing change in people’s lives through the use of natural medicine. His work as a practitioner, educator, lecturer and writer in natural medicine is acknowledged world-wide. In 2008 he completed a Masters in Science and joined Endeavour College. As Program Leader he was responsible for managing, directing and leading the Homeopathy department across multiple campuses, responsible for course planning, delivery, budget, selecting resources, maintaining academic standards, quality and consistency. As Academic Lead and Acting Campus Manager in Sydney he held a management and leadership role. Now as National E-Learning Manager he is responsible for the educational integrity and all academic issues with e-learning at Endeavour. He heads up and manages the Endeavour campus at the Gold Coast. He is enrolled in a Masters in Education.
Academic, Academic Manager, Practitioner, Educator. Researcher
- Extensive experience and proven track record of success in all facets of the practice of natural medicine
- Thriving private business practices in complex and difficult commercial environments in Australia and internationally
- Demonstrates high levels of proficiency in educating any level of student from beginner to post-graduate practitioners
- Proven ability to devise and implement strategies and procedures to promote positive change and healing
- Highly developed expertise in devising and coordinating the implementation of world-class education programs
- Proven ability to step up into and accommodate national roles
MSc University Central Lancashire United Kingdom 2008
BA (Hons) History First Class. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1989
DSH School of Homeopathy Devon U.K. 1993
PCH Dynamis School for Advanced Homeopathic Studies U.K. 1995
ADH Advanced Diploma Bay of Plenty College of Homeopathy N.Z. 2003
PCHom Homeopathy Academy Council Malaysia 2003
Cert IV in Training and Assessment TAE University of New England Australia, Australian College 1999, 2003, 2010, 2011
- National E - Learning Manager 2012 -
- Campus Manager Gold Coast 2012 -
- Academic Lead and Acting Campus Manager 2011-12
- Program Leader; Endeavour College of Natural Health 2009 - 12
- Academic Director; Sydney College of Homeopathic Medicine 1998 – 2009
- Editorial Board The Homeopath UK 2007-2010
- Medical Board; Asher Institute for Integrative Medicine Sydney 2004-2008
- Vice President; Australian Homoeopathic Association (NSW) 1997-2003
- CEO 70metres pty ltd 1996 - 2012
Focus of the Role
- The role of NELM at Endeavour is to provide an academic bridge and point of contact for the academic departments and Educational Technology at the college
- Write high level strategic documents in relationship to the delivery of academic resources online
- Project manage small and large initiatives to ensure student centric approaches and engagement with learning
- Change manage components of the e-learning strategy, such as academic integrity and the use of Turn It In, Synchronous and Asynchronous delivery of academic materials at the college
- Information manage, develop and catalogue object libraries
- Implement of strategy
- Apply learning analytics to provide key data to inform Educational and Instructional Design, Marketing, Tutor engagement and impact on student retention
- Contribution to a significant reduction in student attrition from online subjects
- Completed Career Advice Tool, National Online Study Options events, Learner Discovery Quizzes,
- Reorientation of all first semester subject to make them more student focused and of better pedagogical quality
- Implement culture change across department, implementation of tutor teams and managed a growing tutor team approach to online learning with encouraging early results
- Instructional design input to the changing look and feel of the LMS
- Engagement with students to ensure knowledge retention
- Foster academic leadership through accessibility and visibility with video, interview,
- Deliver and design Alumni national program
- Ability to understand and assimilate new technologies - HTML5, Scorm
- Inductions and Orientations for Senior lecturers, Contract Academics, Tutors and Students and Tutors
- Own anything to do with online student experience and champion them
- Provide responses to Quality Feedback and closing quality cycle
Main Qualities and Accountabilities
Instructional Design | Education technology: A passion for creating digestible curricula for all ages, groups and demographics from gen Y, gen mobile through all adult learners. Across vocational education sector theory, higher education, short course development and the latest technology.
Engagement: A demonstrated capacity to engage with marketing, enrolment, student services and push through the changes that need to be made to maximise enrolments and student satisfaction. I understand the commercial realities of driving and managing the academic team yet bringing them into the 21st century juggling the dual masters of quality on the one hand and meaningful saleable products on the other.
Proven ability to manage large projects Degree development, Degree accreditation, all subjects to online, advanced diploma development
Proven ability to manage people Though running academic department, running meetings, implementing restructure and managing change I have an ability to manage good an tough times, deal with conflict, obstacles, including managing a team through redundancy.
Work with the CEO and DOE to ensure e-leaning is
- Designed to offer a certain amount of appropriate flexibility to students
- Instructionally designed and Implemented by the EdTech division headed by an academic
- Monitored by the quality feedback monitoring system (QFMs, under the Director of Student Services department)
- Educationally orientated to stay abreast of the latest trends and developments in education (pedagogy and andragogy) and e-learning
- Driven by the values of the organization to ensure quality, student engagement and student retention
- Supported by Student service activity to ensure retention (First year retention project)
Focus of the Role
- Drive campus culture
- Manage and lead academic departments, student engagement, non-academic activities
- Guide new staff members through orientations
- Oversee streamlined running, admissions, student services, clinical facility
- Manage and oversee security, safely, compliance, facilities, procurement, car parking, OHS, Fire, various local and national committees, set up of library, linen, signage, compliance, academic accreditations
Main Qualities and Accountabilities
Targets: Attend, participation in all expos and open days, orientations, study options events to drive enrolments and hit milestones
Human Resources: Contribute to HR appointments across departments. Manage complex and difficult HR issues in the changing cilture
Leadership: Efficiencies, processes, quality and culture change from local solutions to timetabling, library, examinations, IT, infrastructure, facility issues to a nationwide perspective adopted.
Consistency: National practices and policies implemented and integrated.
Collaboration: Working closely with Marketing and Admissions. Collaboration with other key staff members and building external relations with education agencies and consultants, OHE and TEQSA, as well as local government regulations
Team: Generating a team spirit and environment for students, permanent and contracted staff
Focus of the Role
- Manage and lead academic department ensuring curriculum quality, sound pedagogy, and consistency across multiple campuses. Whilst maintaining those duties the role has evolved into a product manager position liaising closely, being accountable and responsible for the academic products by communicating with enrolments, marketing, student services and other departments in the college.
- Complete re-write of Bachelor Health Science (Homeopathy) degree submission, re-work of course development of curriculum
- Project manage the re-engineering and successful integration of different advanced diploma offerings into the one clear product
- Project manage the rebrand and redevelop all curriculum materials
- Audited changed and integrated the very different college cultures, SCHM and Endeavour both students and staff
- Development of moodle online learning site for the ACHH transfer students, creation and uploading, rebranding of all materials and the development and resources for the Sydney online learning site, rebranding materials, creating new materials, addressing compliance concerns. Full integration of Sydney campus cohorts into FM. Preparation of all materials for multiple audits: CRICOS, AROH, VETAB
- Mapping and articulation pathways, advanced diplomas, diplomas to new degree.
- Education and training of EA/SA documentation development:
- Project management of homeopathy online subjects to date: content materials and recordings including all T&L materials
- Short course material development. Development of all marking criterion across all subjects and major assessment review
- Standardisation of entire clinical stream with marking criterion nationally
- Review and development of internal department procedures, moderation, peer review, stream coordination
- Maintained international profile with lecturing and publications
Main Qualities and Accountabilities
Publish: Published consistently, both articles and more recently 3 x 450 page textbooks that has been met with international recognition and is already an undergraduate text in some countries. A record of consistently high-level research and publication in the discipline of homeopathy in Australia. In 2010 spoke at conferences in Malaysia, Bangkok, Denver, and Cambridge. In 2011 in Washington DC, Denver, London, KL. 2012, conferences in San Diego, San Francisco, Bristol, Putrajaya, Brisbane, Canberra.
Research: Demonstrable engagement and commitment to various programs of research. As adviser to the Aurum Project Sydney, member of the European Council for Homeopathic Research, attendee at the 2010 master-class summer school in CAM research held in Potsdam with the acclaimed academics Witt and Linde I have a commitment to the reality of the future of CAM being interwoven with research. Coordinated and published 21 drug trials over the last decade. Four research books in homeopathic medicine.
Plan: Planned, implemented and established homeopathic products, led the creation of a world-class curriculum, completed a degree submission and made significant and concrete steps to create a centre of excellence for homeopathic education with my team.
Implement Budget and Finance: Demonstrated ability to formulate and implement financial, staffing and academic plans, manage projects, the rollout and completion or the online subject development. Managed the weekly running of the department, budget, quality, consistency, moderation processes.
Model Excellence: Four published books on research in CAM demonstrate the capacity to foster and model excellence in research. A masters degree in homeopathic research plus regular contacts with the CAM research environment in Europe.
Ethics: Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards underpin all activities.
Collaborate: Demonstrable capacity to develop and maintain effective collaborative relationships,
- Cyberjaya University of Medical Sciences in Malaysia, advisor in the writing of research stream subjects,
- Homoeopathy School International.
- Masterclasses with Dr Farokh Master and the lecture tour and master-class series with Dr Brian Kaplan – world expert Harley St homeopathic physician, Archibel Homeopathic software.
Culture: Ability to develop a close knit, hardworking and proactive team. A capacity to foster a learning culture, to mentor, lead and manage change.
Change: A demonstrated understanding of the changing context of higher education with a commitment to embracing virtual, blended and online learning as the pivotal future of learning. New technologies have paved the way for the college to attract and market to students but to avoid false cost saving from significant attrition, online and blended programs must be offset with consistent quality human contact.
Leadership: I have a growing high-level strategic leadership planning communication and management capability; with a grasp on the Australian universities sector, a standing in the Australian and international homoeopathic community through speaking and publications is entrenched. Represent department in executive meetings, library, research, academic board.
Focus of the Role 2011-12
- Managed and lead academic departments as the campus rolled out into Sydney
- Guiding new staff members through their orientations
- Oversaw initial opening of clinical facility
- Merged the existing college culture
- Managed and oversaw security, safely, compliance, facilities, car parking, OHS, Fire, various local and national committees, set up of library, linen, signage, compliance, academic accreditations
- In a changing and fluid role oversaw and coordinated operations, facilities and procurement
- Managed the academic and operational components of the role
- Attendance, participation in all expos and open days, orientations, study options events to drive enrolments and hit targets
Main Qualities and Accountabilities
Human Resources: Contributed to HR appointments across departments.
Cross department management in a time of significant conflict resolution: Managed numerous complex and difficult HR issues in the roll out of the campus.
Leadership: Instrumental in ensuring the college culture started well, affirming that local solutions to timetabling, library, examinations, IT, infrastructure, facility issues were avoided and a nationwide perspective adopted.
Consistency: National practices and policies implemented and integrated.
Compliance: Academic compliance with NSW OHE and TEQSA, as well as local government regulations.
Collaboration: Meeting enrolment targets working closely with Marketing and Admissions. Collaboration with other key staff members to manage the change in culture, FIA FitNation. Building external relations with Education agencies and consultants.
Team: Generating a team spirit and environment
Colleges – Current faculty member | Endeavour College of Natural Health, Gold Coast and Online Australia
Lecturer and Clinical Trainer, Methods of Homoeopathic Provings, Professional Studies, Law, Ethics, Business Management Communication, Homoeopathic Philosophy, Materia Medica, Video Clinic, Anatomy and Physiology; The Bristol School of Aromatherapy 1994-6, Nature Care College of Traditional Medicine 1997-2009, Colorado Institute for Classical Homeopathy Boulder Colorado USA 2002-2010, Sydney College of Homoeopathic Medicine 1998-2008, Bay of Plenty College of Homoeopathic Medicine 2000-2009, Wellington College of Homoeopathic Medicine 1998-2009, Endeavour College of Natural Health 2008-2011. Previous: Cyberjaya University of Medical Sciences Putrajaya, Malaysia, Galway College of Homeopathy Galway Ireland, Homeopathy School International, Boulder Colorado USA.
Founder of the Fusion Sessions ; Post graduate education for graduates of natural medicine; ‘Getting Busy in Practice’. Taupo and Auckland NZ, Sydney and Noosa Australia, Toronto Canada and online.
Presenter of 1,2 or 3 day seminars and webinars in UK, NZ, Ireland, Malaysia, Thailand, USA, Canada, and Australia
International Conference Lecturing
International Council of Classical Homoeopathy Wellington New Zealand 1998
Australian Case Conference Sydney Australia 1998
Australian Case Conference Brisbane Australia 2000
New Zealand Case Conference Wellington New Zealand 2000
North American Society of Homeopaths Colorado USA 2001
Keynote Speaker NZ Council of Homeopaths Conference Napier New Zealand 2002
Keynote Speaker NZ Council of Homeopaths Conference Wellington New Zealand 2003
Australian Homeopathic Medicine Conference Melbourne Australia 2002
Colorado Institute for Classical Homeopathy Boulder USA 2003
Pacific Academy San Francisco USA 2003
Dynamis School Malvern UK 2003
Australian Homeopathic Medicine Conference Brisbane Australia 2004
Irish Homeopathic Conference Galway Ireland 2004
Keynote Speaker NZ Council of Homeopaths Conference Auckland New Zealand 2005
Society of Homeopaths UK Nottingham UK 2005
Balance in Tension Sydney, Brisbane, Noosa Australia 2005
Australian Homeopathic Medicine Conference Perth Australia 2006
Links Conference Heidelberg Germany 2007
NZ National Homeopathic Conference Wellington New Zealand 2008
Australian Hom. Medicine Assn Research Conference Sydney Australia 2008
European Central Council of Homeopathy Leuven Belgium 2009
Intracom Integrative Medicine Conference Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 2009
NZ National Homeopathic Conference Tauranga New Zealand 2009
Homeopathic Medicine and Case Taking Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 2010
Homeopathic Medicine Chiva Som Hua Hin Thailand 2010
Homeopathic Research Galway Ireland 2010
Best Practice Melbourne Australia 2010
Case Taking London UK 2011
Homeopathic Research Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 2011
NCH Conference Washington DC USA 2011
Treating Men San Francisco USA 2012
Case Taking London UK 2012
Case Taking Putrajaya Malaysia 2012
Contemporary Case Management Bristol UK 2012
Focus of the Roles
- As a core member of various educating teams, I am responsible for providing optimum adult education modules to participants.
- Facilitating the ability of students of natural medicine to analyse and listen, and apply the principles of natural medicine.
- Moderating as educator, inspirator and motivator. Mentoring, Supervision, Guide to effective practice for new practitioners
- Developed international speaking profile with a solid reputation of providing substance with an entertaining style
- Designed post graduate study in three countries to optimise practitioners abilities
- Designed, written, implemented and taught new curriculum for colleges. Set up and implemented research programs
- Cross cultural understanding and education delivery.
- Pivotal in educating a generation of natural health practitioners in various places around the world
- Leading and managing groups from 5 to 500
- Ensuring the experience reaches all participants. Identify individuals learning style and pitching accordingly
- Recognition for undertaking quality research. International Profile. Lively, interactive style of delivery
Gray (2010) The Landscape of Homeopathic Medicine Vol I Case Taking
Gray (2011) The Landscape of Homeopathic Medicine Vol II Method
Gray (2012) The Landscape of Homeopathic Medicine Vol III Case Management
Gray (2003) Experience of Medicine Vol I
Gray (2006) Experience of Medicine Vol II
Gray (2006) Experience of Medicine Vol III
Gray (2006) Experience of Medicine Vol IV
Gray (2004) Getting Busy Strategies of Making the Transition to Practice
Gray (1989) From Windfall to Copra; Trading Contacts in the Bismarck Archipelago 1799-1884
Gray (1989) The Homeopathic Proving of Kauri; Agathis australis
Gray (1999) The Homeopathic Proving of Moreton Bay Fig
Gray (2000) The Homeopathic Proving of White Tail Spider
Gray (2001) The Homeopathic Proving of Box Jellyfish
Gray (2002) The Homeopathic Proving of Blatta Cockroach
Gray (2002) The Homeopathic Proving of Mosquito Culex
Gray (2003) The Homeopathic Proving of Cactus
Gray (2004) The Homeopathic Proving of Liquorice
Gray (2005) The Homeopathic Proving of Tea Tree
Gray (2005) The Homeopathic Proving of Bufo
Gray (2006) The Homeopathic Proving of Seahorse
Gray (2007) The Homeopathic Proving of Kowhai
Gray (2008) The Homeopathic Proving of WaratahGray (2009) The Homeopathic Proving of Pearl
Gray (1998) Kauri, Desperation and Longing in the Garden of Eden; Similar Australia
Gray (1999) Kauri; Links Switzerland
Gray (1999) Confusion, Identity, as to his sexual; The Homeopath London
Gray (2003) Silent lascivious killer; The Homeopathic Proving of Box Jellyfish North American Society of Homeopaths US
Gray (2003) The Homeopathic Proving of White Tailed Spider North American Society of Homeopaths US
Gray (2002) The Homeopathic Treatment of Men NewZ
Gray (2003) The Homeopathic Treatment of Men Homeopathy in Practice UK
Gray (2003) Culex Perviglens; Similia Australia
Gray (2005) Box Jellyfish Similia Aus
Gray (2005) Box Jellyfish The Homeopath UK
Gray (2006) Spider season is on us; Homeopathy Today US
Gray (2005) Suck it and See; Homeopathy Today US
Gray (2006) Interview with Frederick Shroyens, Similia Aus
Gray (2006) Delusions thoughts come from the left side of the neck, UK
Gray (2007) On Provings. The Californian Homeopath
Gray (2008) Homeopathy in Australia, The Californian Homeopath
Gray (2008) Moreton Bay Fig, The Homeopath UK
Gray (2009) Reflections on the Relationship Similar Aus
Gray (2009) State of the Union Malaysian Homeopath
Gray, Jordan, Poole, Barron (2011) Proving of Melatonin, Homeopathic Links, Autumn 2011, Vol.24:193-194
Gray (2012) Homœoprophylaxis; Forward in The Complete Practitioners Manual of Homœoprophylaxis, A Practical Handbook of Homeopathic Immunisation by Dr Isaac Golden 2012
Gray (2012) Plausibility and evidence: the case of homeopathyhttp://www.homeoinst.org/news/research-news 2012
History of the Western Pacific
Gray (1999) Whaling Contacts in the Bismarck Archipelago; The Journal of Pacific History CanberraGray (2000) Light Airs from the South; The Journal of Pacific History
Hippy Chick. New Woman October 2001
Panic. Wellbeing 2002
What is Homeopathy? Digerati 2001
Current | Endeavour College of Natural Health Clinic and Online
Focus of the Role | Delivery of quality holistic health care; 20,000 consultations over 20 years. Designed protocols of treatment
- Responsible for establishing successful business practice within the healthcare clinical environment
- Ensuring compliance with appropriate industrial standards and codes of ethics
AHA Australian Homoeopathic Association Aus
ATMS Australian Traditional Medicine Society Aus
ARoH Australian Register of Homeopaths Aus