Mater Education's clinical educators and simulation experts provide ongoing mentorship to Mater clinicians in developing and delivering simulation-based education and training across Mater. Our faculty of simulation experts and clinical specialists continues to grow.

Debbie Shotton

Debbie Shotton

Delivering meaningful Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities that transfer straight to clinical practice for health professionals is what drives Debbie.

In her role as Education Coordinator for CPD, she develops, facilitates and manages a number of clinical programmes largely relevant to health professionals working in the Women, Mothers, and Babies space.

Debbie is a trained midwife with more than 10 years clinical experience, where she specialised in the area of postnatal care. Prior to taking up her role at Mater Education she was a clinical facilitator at Mater Mothers’ Hospital.

Debbie is always adding to her skill set and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Flexible Learning and Simulation for Health Professionals.


  • Diploma of Higher Education Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment 


  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Australian College of Midwives