The Highly Effective Teacher workshops

Dominique Woloschyn Maitland

Derusha Naidoo Griffith

Jessica Laxton Deniliquin

Kayla Port Macquarie

”Marie is an inspiring teacher and presenter. She conveys her depth of knowledge in creative and engaging ways to motivate her students, both adult and children. She is passionate about supporting teachers and students and loves what she does.”

Wayne Cook Assistant Principal, East Griffith Primary School, NSW

Very engaging, meaningful content, great ideas and strategies, provides understanding of student behaviour.                                                                                       

Jodie Clarkson, Lennox Head

”Marie is passionate about accessible, inclusive and quality education so barriers can be removed and students can ‘get on’ with learning and teachers can ‘get on’ with teaching.”

Melinda Howard Melinda Howard, Executive Teacher, ACT

How involved we were all able to be. Freedom to discuss our own experiences. Effective strategies to take away. Engaging presenter.

Kelly Umback, Deniliquin

“Marie is a fantastic presenter who puts her audience at ease with her calm, friendly nature. She gets the important messages across through interesting, activity and discussion based presentations”

Susan Limberger Assistant Principal, Riverina Region, NSW

The engagement and quick pace of activities were great. All areas covered were so beneficial. Thank you

Dominique Woloschyn, Maitland

It was inspiring and provided many useful tools I can implement immediately to target things I am struggling with.                                                                            

Michelle Sansom-Sherwill, Maitland

”Marie’s delivery approach is engaging and offers a rich and varied forum for participants to participate and contribute. You walk away feeling motivated, excited and can immediately put things into practice!”


”I now have a toolbox of strategies that I regularly use”


Melinda Howard Melinda Howard, Executive Teacher, ACT

Knowledgeable and engaging presenter- Thank you Marie. Excellent respectful discussion-great opportunity for sharing of ideas. Well organised. Excellent useful content.

Joan Wood, Tamworth

Small numbers ensured we were able to have more input and made the whole workshop more meaningful. Marie is extremely knowledgeable in this field

Kate Llewellyn, Wollongong

The knowledge of the presenter was excellent and content was delivered in interesting and relevant ways.                                                                                                          

Lucia Gargaro, Goolgowi

Large, practical component. Well organised and well structured. A fantastic and very informative day! Thank you!

Hannah Dusting, Sydney

Thanks for a fun and thought-provoking day. Very informative.

Jacquie Jacobs, Sydney

An enjoyable, relevant, engaging day.

Toni Smart, Temora

Thank you for another incredibly interesting, beneficial and highly practice-based course. You really get what teachers come up against and give us effective, new strategies to implement in our classrooms and schools.                                                                       

Susan Barta, Sydney

This has been a very valuable, affirming skills workshop for me. I can’t wait for the next one. Thank you for an effective Professional Development workshop! Thank you Marie and Tanya!

Susan Barta, Sydney

Great balance of theory and practical- great practical strategies. Very interactive, very experienced presenter. Excellent content-very relevant. Loved the day!

Helen Morel, Griffith

Positive, useable examples of what to do in the school setting. Follow up email to come yeah! Thanks heaps!! I really enjoyed it!

Lea-Anne Vaughn, Tamworth

Fabulous presenter-knowledgeable. Activities- not sitting and listening to a lecture for the whole day. Fantastic- thank you!

Joel, Port Macquarie

”Marie not only presents ideas and skills for teachers to learn and embed in their classrooms but she creates methodologies to suit the variety of cases that the everyday teacher might come across in their teaching career.”

Roz Nisbet Learning and Engagement Officer, Dept of Education and Communities Public Schools, NSW

Some excellent, tangible strategies. Well researched information. Will print out and laminate resources. Great for whole staff development.

Donna Hardinge, Ballina

Lots of strategies and collaborative learning. Great research, great practical ideas, lots of examples. Love the follow up emails! Great workshop! Thank you!

Christie Chircop, Sydney

“..inclusive and hands on”

”..supportive and comprehensive”

“There were many examples of activities that could be taken back and used in the workplace”

Kadiya Bilston Teacher/Librarian, Red Hill School, ACT

Knowledge from Marie, flow- good timing for each area. Appropriateness- so much content. Very professional Marie!                           

Pagean Huggett, Griffith

Thank you for such an engaging, hands on and valuable experience!

Jess Andrews, Sydney

”Marie’s presentations are fun, based on authoritative research, interactive and acknowledge the range of experiences, skills and aspirations teachers bring to Professional Development. Teachers feel equipped and motivated to immediately take the concepts into their classrooms to engage in explicit, sound, practice leading to clearly identified learning outcomes for students.”

Penelope Rae Executive Teacher, Alfred Deakin High School, ACT

Good information that is applicable to all school settings. Good interactive activities between participants. Enjoyed the workshop and use of music and video examples were impressive. Well done. Well presented and applicable. Thanks!

Pat Forbes, Port Macquarie

Really great day! Thank you!

Nicole Austin, Port Macquarie

Great speaker, encouragement, information was valuable, activities to do in class, practical management strategies, positive reinforcement, resources, interactive. Thank you!

Ashleigh Robinson, Ballina