Staff gathered for a fond farewell to instructor Guido Gautsch as he headed off to a new job in private industry, where he will use his considerable knowledge of Learning Management Systems within an educational context. He will work as an 'Education Expert' to set up, and train teachers in, a new LMS product.
DITC staff got into their kitchens on the weekend and cooked up a storm of colourful cupcakes for RSPCA Cupcake Day. Students responded generously by donating nearly $200 for the cause; the prevention of cruelty to animals. Well done to the organisers and all the contributors to the event.
All SAELC students graduated last week with great improvement shown all round due to the efforts of staff and students alike. A great effort.
Pancake Birthday Tea in August celebrated the birthday of all horses with a spectacular pancake display representing a horse race. Even though the horses looked more like dinosaurs, they seemed to be running just as fast!
AMF 31 students graduated last week with most moving directly on to the MELT long-course.
The tradition continued despite the bitterly cold weather as students and staff gathered in the Common Room for the monthly Conversation BBQ in August. All the talk of the coming weekend and hopes for a bit of sun paid off as Melbourne put on a glorious show of winter sunshine on Sunday.