Will completed the Leadership Development Program in 2016. Now, he’s an English teacher at outer metropolitan NSW public school.
Around 97 per cent of students at his new school are from a language background other than English, bringing together students from Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Pacific Islands.
Maths and science teacher Emmanuel is now a second year Associate at Melton Secondary College.
This year, he’s focusing on measuring and evaluating his teaching impact.
His hope? That his students understand the transformative power of education and don’t let their circumstances define who they are.
Maths and science teacher Fiona is now a second year Associate at Tennant Creek High School.
Developing numeracy skills is critical to enabling students greater choice in the careers they can pursue. Fiona is continuing to work with her students to not only improve their numeracy skills, but also allow them to explore the world of maths independently from their ability to add or multiply.
Fiona has also expressed her interest to the principal at Tennant Creek High School about continuing to teach at the school after she has completed the Leadership Development Program.
Drama and science teacher Kitty is now a second year Associate at Melton Secondary College.
This year, she’s working and learning alongside new groups of students, building on the practice she started in her first year.
Teaching across domains allows Kitty to focus on teaching interdisciplinary skills in inquiry, presentation and questioning, helping her students to build tools for creativity.
Humanities teacher Sasha is now a second year Associate at Southern River College.
She’s excited about giving her students a proper understanding of how our society and legal systems work so that they can help to change the world for the better.
Above all, Sasha is focused on continuing to learn how to engage her students and help them to overcome the challenges they face to achieving a quality education.
Science teacher Stephanie is now a second year Associate at Southern River College.
As well as continuing to share her love of geology with her students, Stephanie is encouraging her students to think critically and creatively, ask questions and find answers and, above all, be confident in their own abilities and strengths.