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Amy McDermott

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: The University of Western Australia

State: WA

Position: Amy is currently a Primary School Teacher. In 2017 she is embarking on studying a Master of Studies at UWA with a combined focus on education and public policy.

Amy McDermott

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: The University of Western Australia

State: WA

Position: Amy is currently a Primary School Teacher. In 2017 she is embarking on studying a Master of Studies at UWA with a combined focus on education and public policy.

Biography

Amy is a passionate and engaged learner and educator, in both formal primary school education and in the school of life. She has a vision that every child in Australia is the beneficiary of a high standard, holistic, values inclusive education delivered by passionate high calibre educators. She wants to be proactively involved in ensuring this is delivered.

Outside the classroom and her career, Amy can be found engaging in all manner of personal activities. This includes volunteering as a facilitator in youth leadership programs, volunteering in educational projects in Australia and overseas, local and overseas travel. She participates in most sports known to man, socialising with family and friends at home or at music and comedy shows. She drives many mad with her endless energy, drive and enthusiasm, apart from her dog, Ferris Bueller, who thrives on this.

Skills & Expertise

  • Education (specifically Primary Education)
  • Public Speaking and Impromptu Speaking • Facilitation of group workshops and programs (specifically those targeted at young adults)
  • Event Co-ordination
  • Connecting and Communicating with people of all ages and demographics
  • Facilitation of group workshops and programs (specifically those targeted at young adults)

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