Maralyn Parker is an award-winning education columnist for The Daily Telegraph. Maralyn taught in primary and high schools in NSW, South Africa and England. She was the NSW Department of Education's first Information Officer in 1983 and had several books on education published during the 1980s & 90s. After working as a freelance education journalist for several years Maralyn was employed as the Education Columnist for The Daily Telegraph in 1993. Maralyn's columns appear weekly in The Daily Telegraph and she also runs a popular blog on education.