Phillip Poulton is an early-career researcher completing his doctoral studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has experience as a primary school teacher, government policy officer and curriculum leader. Phillip completed his master of philosophy (education) in 2019, researching teachers’ professional agency in curriculum reform. This thesis was awarded the 2020 Outstanding Thesis Award for Master’s Thesis in the Faculty of Education by Queensland University of Technology. His current doctoral study explores primary teachers’ curriculum-making practices. His research interests include national curriculum development, school-based curriculum development, teachers’ theories of content, and research ethics.