Greg Thomas is the principal at St Charles Borromeo Catholic Primary School, and has taught in the Catholic sector for the past 19 years. During this time he has held numerous leadership positions in administration and curriculum. Greg spent six years working with the Catholic Education Office on the program Success In Numeracy Education (S.I.N.E). While working with S.I.N.E he provided teachers with professional development and modelled lessons in classrooms. He was also involved in writing assessment tools and assisted in writing AIM papers. Greg believes solid foundations of skills and concepts are needed so children can engage in real life maths experiences that cater for individual learning styles.