EDUCATION OFFICER SUPPORT
Kara Matheson BA Grad Dip Ed Dip Bus (Gov) FICDA (Fellow of the Institute of Community Directors Australia) Australian Progress 2020 National Fellow, is the Education Officer at Hunter Community Languages.
Kara has been teaching languages (English and Japanese) to children and adults for nearly 30 years, in schools and at TAFE. Kara is an accredited Proficient Teacher with NESA.
In her role as Education Officer, Kara:
writes and delivers quality training for Community Languages Schools - our training is endorsed by NESA for its quality;
provides advice on establishing new schools;
provides guidance with administering a Community Languages School;
liaises with host schools;
promotes the NSW Community Languages Schools Program;
administers Hunter Community Languages and reports to the Hunter Community Languages Board.
"I am constantly delighted and inspired by the work being done in NSW community languages schools. This Program is creating bilingual and multilingual Australians who seamlessly traverse cultures. What an asset for our country! I am proud to work in the Community Languages Schools Program." Kara