BIOMEDICINE and SCIENCE & ENGINEERING WITH DR BARBARA LI
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Biochemistry), Massey University, NZ |Masters in Science (Organic Chemistry), The University of Melbourne| PhD in Organic Chemistry, The University of Melbourne
Dr Barbara Li joined the Chemistry and Biology team at Trinity College in 2013. She carried out her postdoctoral research in the United States after the completion of her PhD. Barbara has been teaching at the undergraduate level since her own undergraduate studies and has always enjoyed meeting, mentoring and interacting with students. Barbara has been involved in the YLP as a demonstrator since 2014 and is delighted to take on the new role of coordinator to develop the Biomedicine and Science & Engineering streams. She looks forward to meeting all the new students and providing an exciting, interactive and interesting program for the young leaders.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT for FUTURE LEADERS WITH LAURA LATTUADA
Bachelor in Education (DRAMA Melbourne State College) | Master in Education (DRAMA The University of Melbourne)
Laura Lattuada has been working in the field of theatre and education for the past 30 years. She has been working at Trinity College for the past two years as a Drama and Media & Communication Lecturer.
Laura has had extensive experience as an educator working across a variety of schools in both the private and public sectors, as well as a variety of institutions and TAFE colleges. Her leadership experience within education is varied and extensive; Head of Drama, Literacy Co-ordinator, City School Co-ordinator and YR Level Co-ordinator in a variety of schools. Previous to her position here at Trinity College, Laura was a Teaching and Learning Coach for North West Metropolitan Region where she coached and mentored many teachers from a variety of faculty subject areas in order to enhance teacher capacity and improve student outcomes
ARTS & PSYCHOLOGY – THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN BEHAVIOUR WITH DR MAUREEN VINCENT
BA Monash, BSW Melb, GradDipEd(Sec) ACU | GradDipPsy Monash, MClinPsy | PhD Deakin, MAPS, MACPA, MCCP
Dr Maureen Vincent has been the Subject Leader of Psychology since 1998 and the Coordinator of the YLP program (Arts Stream) since its inception. As well as being a Senior Clinical Psychologist, Maureen is a passionate educator who believes that teaching should be inspiring and engaging, with a lot of practical and fun filled activities incorporated into the program to facilitate and enhance the learning experience.
So, come prepared to unleash your passion, be challenged and explore your potential opportunities through this dynamic course. Maureen looks forward to welcoming you into the Arts and Psychology Streams and exposing you to an array of interesting subjects across the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
FINE ARTS & ENGLISH INTENSIVE WITH SAMANTHA KOSKY
BADipEd Macquarie University | Post Grad Certificate (Shakespeare in Performance) The University of Melbourne | MEd The University of Melbourne.
Sam joined the Drama Department at Trinity College in 2014. A dedicated educator for over 25 years, Sam has taught both English and Drama in the public and private system in Australia and Singapore. Her leadership roles include Head of Drama at four schools, a Master Teacher in Sydney, Senior HSC marker in NSW and presenter at state, national and international Drama conferences. In collaboration with theatre companies she has written curriculum as a workshop leader and coordinated drama camps, competitions and overseas tours. Sam is a highly-experienced director of student productions, with a reputation for artistic and innovative designs.
Her post-graduate studies have focused on Drama and engagement, iPad technology and the experiences of transnationalism, as well as her passion for Shakespeare and helping students to demystify and engage physically, emotionally and intellectually with his language and dramatic techniques. She believes learning is a collaborative experiment that should take place in a safe, cooperative environment that opens students to a rich and personal understanding.
Sam hopes your Young Leaders experience becomes a personal starting point for discovery of your leadership potential. She encourages you to take risks, make friends and explore to its fullest what is on offer in the Creative Arts and English YLP streams. Welcome!
ENVIRONMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN WITH JANE SYKES
BA, Dip Ed, Grad Dip Educational administration, Master of Education, Monash University.
Jane is a passionate educator with over thirty years of experience in secondary schools and the tertiary sector and eighteen years at Trinity College. Jane is currently subject Leader of Environment, Development and Design at Trinity. She has also held leadership roles in schools including Head of Subject, Year Level co-ordinator and Chair of Curriculum Committee. She has also worked with the Geography Teachers’ association of Victoria and as a VCE examination assessor.
Jane is inspired by the capacity of young people to make a positive contribution to creating a sustainable future. This is central to her teaching philosophy and Jane’s classes are practical and hands on. Jane believes that teaching goes far beyond the walls of the classroom and her students will often find themselves planting trees, investigating an energy efficient building, attending a sustainable living festival or strolling through the organic section of the market.
Jane looks forward to meeting you and unleashing your potential to create a more sustainable world.