WHO WE ARE
"Building foundations for life"
Yurrandaali Education works with school teachers and support staff to motivate and provide tools to deal with life’s challenges. We understand that life can sometimes be overwhelming and, without access to the right information, some obstacles can appear insurmountable. We aim to provide solutions to some of the common issues that teachers and students face, inside and outside the classroom. We believe that everyone can achieve greatness if they have access to the right knowledge and opportunities.
Yurrandaali Education is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher.
Joseph is a Kamilaroi man with a background in working with high school students and communities to increase positive learning outcomes. His unique relational approach has seen many students benefit in both their academic and personal lives, and has made Joseph a sought after mentor, lecturer and researcher. He has spent time working with Australian Catholic University, guest-lectured at Sydney University, and has shared his expertise at multiple conferences, including the annual Successful Learning Conference.
Joseph facilitates the course "Aspects of Aboriginality".
An autistic mother of 6 in a neurodiverse household, experienced in mentoring, community building and advocacy, having worked in education settings, and with degrees in teaching and psychology, Michelle is uniquely experienced to provide professional development in the area of neurodiversity. Michelle writes and speaks on a variety of topics, including neurodiversity, identity, autism, self-discovery and self-care, human rights, injustice, inclusion, parenting, and advocacy. Visit Michelle's website.
Michelle facilitates the courses "Autism & Neurodiversity in the Classroom" and "Tool Kit for Supporting Autistic & Neurodivergent Students".
Lisa is a qualified adult educator, whose desire is to see people "communicate, relate and grow" in both their personal and professional lives. She has worked with professionals in the medical, legal, retail and heavy industry sectors, and now brings her experience and learnings to the teaching community. As a DISC Advanced® Accredited Consultant, Lisa enjoys being able to assist leaders, teams and individuals in developing their communication and relational skills, allowing them a deeper understanding of themselves and others, and ultimately providing greater job satisfaction and effectiveness.
Lisa facilitates the courses "Managing Your Wellbeing", "Improving Leadership with DISC ADVANCED", and "Improving Team Communication with DISC ADVANCED".