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Bryan Foster 

School and Church Experience

  • Principal - St Mary's, Goondiwindi
    Principal - St Joseph's, Tara
    Assistant Principal RE and Marketing Manager + Teaching, Aquinas College, Southport
  • Teaching and Middle Management - St Bernard’s School, Seton College and Corpus Christi / Mary MacKillop College, Brisbane; Marymount College, Gold Coast
  • Education Officer: Evangelisation and Spiritual Formation for Brisbane Catholic Education, Brisbane
  • Deanery Pastoral Council Chair - South Coast
  • Parish Pastoral Council Chair - St Mary's Parish Pastoral Council, Coomera
  • Parish Pastoral Council Secretary - Surfers Paradise Parish Pastoral Council, Surfers Paradise
  • Chair - St Kevin's School, Parents and Friends Association, Benowa x2

Academic Qualifications

Master of Education - Australian Catholic University, Sydney

Bachelor of Education - ACU, Brisbane

Graduate Diploma Religious Education - McAuley College

Diploma Teaching - McAuley College

Diploma Religious Education - Institute of Faith Education

Marketing Author and Publisher          

  • School Marketing Manual for the Digital Age (3rd ed), 2011, paperback and Kindle e-book from
  • Church Marketing Manual for the Digital Age (2nd ed), 2011, paperback and Kindle e-book from
  • School & Church Marketing Blog Posts: My First 100+, 2010, e-book        
  • Church Parish Marketing e-Handbook: Easy to Use Guide to Market Your Church Parish Deanery, 2009
  • School Marketing e-Handbook: Easy to Use Guide to Market Your School (2nd ed), 2009
  • School Marketing Handbook: Easy to Use Guide to Market Your School, 2008, e-book.

Website Author and Publisher

School Church Marketing -

New website for book at

Two previous sites were combined into this new one  (SMA: School Marketing and CPM: Church Parish Marketing)

Numerous blogs including at Wordpress, Blogger and Linkedin, etc.

Ezine Articles: Platinum Level Expert Author at

Catholic School Teaching and Management Experience

Bryan Foster has taught for over 35 years in Catholic schools from Years 1 to 12.

He has held various senior and middle management positions in city and country, primary and secondary schools for almost 30 years and had been marketing Catholic schools for almost 20 years.

Bryan currently teaches Religious Education in a Catholic secondary school on the Gold Coast, Australia.


Church Marketing Author's Family

Bryan Foster lives on the Gold Coast with his family and has been an active member of the Surfers Paradise, Coomera / Oxenford and Southport parishes.

His wife, eldest daughter and son all teach in Catholic primary / elementary schools, while his younger daughter attends university.

Contact Details

Bryan Foster, Author / Director / Teacher
Great Developments Publishers
Aldrin Avenue, Benowa
Queensland, Australia 4217

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For someone like me, even with my Journalism experience, I have found this school marketing book to be a hands on, practical guide to promoting my school. The language used, along with the layout and the content, has enhanced my confidence ... I can ..

Mrs Kathy Dendy M.Stud.Welfare, Grad.Dip.Ed., Grad. Cert. RE, B.Bus.Comm. (Journalism) Dean of Students, St Stephen's College, Coomera - formerly Acting Assistant to the Principal – Religious Education, Aquinas College, Southport.

Anyone who is interested in developing a successful school marketing plan will find an excellent and user friendly resource in - School Marketing Manual for the Digital Age (3rd ed), written by Bryan Foster. The wealth of experience, knowled..

Bernadette Roche MA ( Leadership), B Ed, Grad Dip RE, Dip Teach ,MACE, JP - Marketing Manager / Assistant Principal (former), Marymount College, Gold Coast

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