Meet the Teacher

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‘Meet the teacher’ is an ongoing series of short films capturing the reflections, motivations and advice of primary and secondary teachers at schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. For more information about the series or to nominate a teacher to be included, please contact

2023 series

Emily Dodd

Never look back

Nadine Boundy, from St Thomas More’s School, Mount Eliza, detoured from her studies in criminology and social sciences to reconnect with her original love of teaching.

Emily Dodd

The family business

Coming from a family full of teachers, Emily Dodd values the unique perspective of teaching in a Catholic school.

Lisa Hughes

Bringing life experience to the classroom

Lisa Hughes raised a family, opened a dance school and worked as a learning support officer before becoming a teacher.

Daniella Romano

Values to carry them through their life journey

Daniella Romano has just begun her teaching career at Annunciation School, Brooklyn, with the school’s youngest students.