Commonwealth Bank CEO visits Newton Moore Senior High School

Newton Moore Senior High School students and maths department head Ashley Stewart with Commonwealth Bank chief executive Matt Comyn.
Newton Moore Senior High School students and maths department head Ashley Stewart with Commonwealth Bank chief executive Matt Comyn.

On a visit to Bunbury last week, Commonwealth Bank chief executive Matt Comyn visited Newton Moore Senior High School and maths department head Ashley Stewart.

Ms Stewart was recently named one of three WA winners of a 2019 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Award which, in partnership with national education charity Schools Plus, celebrates and rewards remarkable teachers and school leaders with the aim of inspiring excellent practice in schools across Australia.

"It was great to meet Ashley and see firsthand the wonderful influence she is having on her students' lives."

Commonwealth Bank chief executive Matt Comyn

"Our teachers play a crucial role within communities all across Australia," Mr Comyn said.

"It was great to meet Ashley and see firsthand the wonderful influence she is having on her students' lives."

Ms Stewart is using problem-based learning and Spatial Training to drive improvement in mathematics at the school.

Mr Comyn said he was pleased to be part of recognising the contribution made by teachers like Ms Stewart.

"Ashley's work is making a real difference to the students here," he said.