A Brief History
Into English is one of the leading teacher training organisations and educational publishers in Australia. It was formally established in 2002 and offers a range of professional development courses that are aligned to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, along with an innovative student incursion program, and a robust publishing program designed to meet the needs of the Secondary English classroom.
As proponents of Protocol Pedagogy, the Into English team of experienced and practicing teachers is committed to developing and advocating learning approaches that keep real teachers, real students, and real classrooms in mind!
Meet the Team
Emily is the founder and Managing Director of Into English.
She is also an experienced English and HSIE teacher who has worked in both DET and Independent schools as a classroom teacher and as an English faculty co-ordinator. Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts (English and Government and International Relations) from the University of Sydney, a Diploma of Education from the Australian Catholic University, and a Certificate in Making Thinking Visible from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is currently completing a Master of English Studies at the University of Sydney. Emily is the 2016 and 2017 recipient of the Sydney University John Bell and Joyce Williams Prize in Shakespeare Studies, which recognises outstanding academic performance in the field of Shakespeare Studies.
For over a decade, Emily has also been involved in the design and delivery of professional development courses for teachers, and as an academic author. She has presented workshops at the English Teachers Association of NSW annual conference since 2009 on topics relating to Stages 4, 5, and 6 of the NSW English Syllabus.
Anthony has been involved with Into English since its inception.
He has also worked in Independent schools since 2006 as a classroom teacher and as an English faculty co-ordinator. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (English, Sociology and Gender Studies) and a Bachelor of Teaching from the University of Sydney, and Certificates in Making Thinking Visible and Creating Cultures of Thinking from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Anthony is also a writer and specialist in creative composition, having completed a Certificate in Advanced Creative Writing.
Anthony has been published in a range of print and online academic journals, including the English Teachers Association of NSW’s quarterly journal, mETAphor. He has presented workshops at the English Teachers Association of NSW annual conference since 2010 on topics relating to Stages 4, 5 and 6 of the NSW English Syllabus.
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