Our Study Tour Coordinators
To students, teachers, principals and parents, thankyou for taking the time to find out more. Our study tours are all about the student. They are designed to help their English but also their confidence with English, leadership and self confidence. Our study tours are life changing for many. The staff here are wonderful teachers but they are also lovely people who have lived full lives teaching and travelling around the world and raising families at the same time. Our programs are full of wonderful experiences supported by great staff with a real focus on getting quality outcomes for students.
Sam Gesthuizen: English Program Manager
Sam has over 10 years experience teaching ESL and working with international students in Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia and speaks Indonesian. She is an experienced high school and ESL teacher and the students love her. She is a high energy, fun loving, wonderful teacher who we are privileged to have as one of our team leaders.
Ruth Pollock: Team Leader Country English
Rohan Burch: Group Manager
Peter Russell: Principal
Peter brings 15 years experience of working with international students in a variety of roles. He is a leader in student leadership, student empowerment and community based learning. He has pioneered 5-7 day leadership programs and weekly out of class cultural and learning experiences. He has extensive experience in working with international student study tours.