Professor Tania Aspland is the Executive Dean, Faculty of Education and Arts at the Australian Catholic University (ACU). She has provided strategic leadership through a period of extensive growth and change at ACU, having previously held other senior positions including National Head of Education and Head of Education NSW/ACT. She is also the current President of the Australian Council of Deans of Education.

Prior to ACU, Tania was a Professor in Education at the University of Adelaide and has been a leader in course development in Teacher Education for many years. She has worked on a number of research projects involving higher education pedagogies in teacher education undergraduate and graduate courses, and one on the quality of offshore teaching funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.