Jul 6 Interviews & Spotlights, Teacher Spotlights

Spotlight On: Therese Howarth

Mrs Therese Howarth is a Middle School teacher at Wesley College.

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Jun 6 Interviews & Spotlights, Teacher Spotlights

Spotlight On: Simon Purdue

Mr Simon Purdue is a Senior School Mathematics teacher and Senior School House Coordinator (Jenkins) at Wesley College.

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Jun 6 Interviews & Spotlights, Wyvern-Corner-Office

Dr Craig Challen tells Wesley College his story

The first of The Headmaster’s Daring Lecture Series was something special. The guest was Australian of the Year, Dr Craig Challen, who spoke to Mr Barron about his heroic efforts as part of an international rescue mission to save 12 boys from flooded caves in Thailand.

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Jun 6 Interviews & Spotlights, Teacher Spotlights

Spotlight On: Lisa Pickering

Ms Lisa Pickering is a Middle School teacher and Middle School House Coordinator (Jenkins) at Wesley College.

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May 30 Interviews & Spotlights, Teacher Spotlights

Spotlight On: Wendy Candy

Wendy joined the College in 2012 and is passionate about curriculum, pedagogy, professional growth and quality learning and teaching. Wendy has taught in early years classrooms and in universities and has conducted research on supporting educations and engaging children in ethical decision-making around sustainability issues. In recognition of her achievements, Wendy was recently awarded the…

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May 15 Interviews & Spotlights, Wyvern-Corner-Office

The Carter Brothers – caring for the community

Through a maintained belief that the mark of a community is how it looks after its more vulnerable members, identical twins Ian (69-72) and Alan (69-72) Carter have built legacies around the pursuit of social justice.

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Apr 2 Interviews & Spotlights, Teacher Spotlights

Teacher Profile – Ms Lynette McGivern

Our Teacher Profile for this week is on Ms Lynette McGivern, Director of Service Learning and Leadership. WHY DID YOU BECOME A TEACHER? I like working with young people and helping them figure out what kind of person they want to be. WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE TEACHING MEMORY? There are so many! Seeing students who have…

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Mar 19 Interviews & Spotlights, Teacher Spotlights

Teacher Tuesday – Mr John Taylor

Our profile for this week is on Health and Physical Education teacher, Director of Cross Country (7-12) and Head of Year 12, Mr John Taylor. WHY DID YOU BECOME A TEACHER? Whilst completing a commerce degree at Curtin University I continued to coach athletics and cross country at my old school, Aquinas College. Upon completing that…

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Mar 18 Interviews & Spotlights, Wyvern-Corner-Office

Steven Heathcote – The Australian Ballet’s longest serving Principal Artist

He has received three Helpmann Awards, two Mo Awards and an Australian Dance Award for Outstanding Performance by an Individual. After retiring in 2007 as The Australian Ballet’s longest serving principal artist, Steven began to produce and direct opera. In 2010, he conceived and directed a new production of Handel’s Julius Caesar for Victorian Opera.

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