Peter Rodden Shiells started his teaching career at Watsonia Technical School and held Head of Department at Macleod Technical School and Coria Technical School. He commenced at Ballarat North Technical School in 1970 where he was Senior Teacher (Humanities) and Acting Senior Master. In 1974 he became the Vice Principal of the Ballarat Technical School. He was appointed Deputy Principal of the Ballarat School of Mines in 1977, and on 03 May 1982 he became the Principal. The title was subsequently changed to Director. He retired on 30 April 1993.
- ↑ Ballarat School of Mines Historical Biography File.
--Clare K.Gervasoni 15:38, 14 October 2019 (AEDT)