After School Language Program
At Kids & Languages, we believe that children learn language through play and by having fun. We are determined to make learning Spanish or Mandarin simple and fun. The aim of our classes is provide as many opportunities for the children to speak the language through games and interactive activities. All kids from 5 to 10 are welcomed .
Vanessa has more than 10 years experience working at bilingual schools in Paraguay and UK. Her experience includes planning and implementing literacy, math and other subjects for Grade 1 and 2 in bilingual schools. She is in Australia studying towards a Master in Education from the University of Melbourne and also has a Bachelor of Arts (English/Spanish translation). Vanessa is great with puppets and is very creative. She can really make our Spanish classes for kids fun.
Maria is originally from Santiago, Chile and moved to Australia in 2019. She has more than 5 years experience working with children from 2 to 15 including assessing and preparing treatment plans for children with language development challenges. She has a Bachelor in Speech Pathology and will be completing a Master in Education from Monash University in 2021. Maria's key strength is her calm approach. She can really make our students sit down and learn Spanish with her.
Weishan is our first Mandarin teacher. Weishan is originally from China and has been in Australia for more than 10 years. Weishan has a Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood Teaching from RMIT and Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. She loves playing the Ukalele during our Mandarin classes for kids and has a special interested in children's nutrition.